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A 50-year anniversary: Meet one of Upstate’s oldest living pediatric brain tumor survivors


Some of the details are fuzzy, but 50 years after her treatment for a brain tumor at Upstate University Hospital, Michelle “Shelly” Kikta-Kiner, 62, still considers her survival a miracle. 461 more words


You must not run away

“No one is after you! No one, I say! You all ran away–and now I know why. I sat by the lake, and there came a fly. 122 more words

Driving in Circles

When I was a teenager, the coolest place to hangout was at the courthouse square in downtown Athens, Alabama.  Teenagers flocked to the site every evening.   130 more words

10 Truths Middle Schoolers Should Know (Shared Blog)

Kari Kampakis has written a wonderful article offering encouragement to middle school students during some of the toughest times in their lives. She addresses technology concerns, choosing friends wisely, identity issues, and more. 164 more words


We Need Long-Term Partners, Not Short-Term Heroes by Danny Tiblets

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Michelle Acker Perez once noted that people in developing countries did not need short-term heroes, rather “long-term partners.“ She has also noted that “doing things with people, not for people should be the motto” of serving others.  413 more words

Yolo premieres Season 3 Today....

YOLO premieres season 3 at Silverbird Cinemas..

All is set for the season three premiere of Ghana’s most popular adolescent-based television drama series, YOLO; You Only Live Once. 399 more words


Evidence Lacking on Lipid Screening, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Concludes

In a recent review of the evidence base, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concluded that current evidence is insufficient to recommend screening for lipid disorders in children and adolescents 20 years or younger. 190 more words

Childhood Obesity