Echoes: What Cancer Can Teach Us

Echoes: What Cancer Can Teach Us

By Lana Turnbull As we did research for the articles about breast cancer that are included in this issue, and we talked to numerous caregivers, healthcare professionals and survivors, our goal was to delve into what it means to face the disease. We also wanted to provide reliable information and resources to help patients and their loved ones, as they work their way through diagnosis and treatment. What we discovered is Read more »
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September 18, 2013
Echoes

Echoes

Bullying... and the Power of Empathy By Lana Turnbull Whether we grew up in the forties, sixties, eighties, early 2000s, or anytime before or between, there is one unfortunate truth that applies to any decade…the presence of bullying. We might have been the bully, the one who was bullied or an uninvolved bystander, but it’s safe to say none of us navigated the mine-filled course from childhood to adulthood without some exposure Read more »
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July 10, 2013
Echoes: Gone Fishin’

Echoes: Gone Fishin’

By Lana Turnbull When I was a little girl growing up in the Delta, I constantly rotated between being the “little lady” my parents were trying their best to raise and the “tomboy” that did the fun things like climbing trees and my personal favorite…fishing. Even now, in the late spring when the sun is warm and the breeze is soft, there are days that just feel perfect for a trip Read more »
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May 13, 2013
Feeding the Soul – Heroes

Feeding the Soul – Heroes

A few days ago, our graphic designer, Alison Martin told me about an incident that happened while her husband Shan was working. One of the men he was instructing was on a telephone pole learning proper procedures and suffered a heart attack. Shan, who is a trained CPR instructor, immediately called 911 and began administering CPR. Fortunately, some forty minutes later the man was in the hospital receiving a stent, Read more »
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May 13, 2013
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