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How well do you know what tobacco does to you and your loved ones? #WorldNoTobaccoDay

We all frown over cigarette smoking. And yes, we know friends and family who do smoke or take tobacco. But here's the thing - besides knowing that it causes lung cancer, what do you really know? When you want to convince so…

School Teacher Louise Glasgow & the Backpack Nourishment Program #WATWB

When 6th grade math teacher Louise Glasgow realized that many students in her school (Thomas C. Boushall Middle School) were going home hungry and had few resources for food even at home, she teamed up with her church in Richmo…

Can you really be pain-free and play mobile games while undergoing surgery? Why yes.

So a funny thing happened last week - I went viral ( again !). Well, mini-viral, at least. Allow me to explain. It all began when a colleague of mine told me of a case she had done the previous day. The young male patient was …

Are you God-fearing... or God-loving?

"She is a God-fearing girl..." That line has always made me wonder. I know we say it in a good sense and I know it is a common phrase but hear me out. Why do you pray to God? Why do you attend Sunday mass or take f…

On finding Real-Life Heroes from All Over the World #AtoZKindness

For this year's #AtoZChallenge, I chose the rather unique and odd theme of Everyday Heroes of Kindness and Compassion . Most people wrote about stuff they are good at - fiction, artwork, music, cocktails, poetry. And they…