Go Get ’Em, Candice!- January 2010

Go Get ’Em, Candice! Respiratory Therapist Candice “Bergen” Newberry is not celebrating her birthday, but had a night out before being deployed to Afghanistan – again. She and a handful of allied health professionals will be involved in establishing a hospital near the front lines to provide care for our troops. We are very proud…

Traveling Tales – January 2010

Traveling Tales  Accessible Valentine’s Day Travel Get-Aways In case you use a wheelchair or scooter, Elizabeth Paul from Oregon has some suggestions where you and your sweetie can go out for Valentine’s Day! They are from Cindy Harrington of www.barrierfreetravels.com for Wheelers and Slow Walkers: Located just outside Columbia, Maryland, the Inn at Peralynna (tel.…

Quit Smoking for Good! – January 2010

Quit Smoking for Good!  A lady came into the hospital with an acute respiratory problem after having smoked for over 60 years. When asked if she smoked, she answered, yes, but I quit yesterday when I was admitted, expecting that statement would make her condition go away. Unfortunately, it doesn’t work like that. Even when…