“Time to smile, Dashi!” Thus were the words of my 2 1/2 year old grandson, Oliver, to my 7 month old grandson Dash, as he was in midst of a crying spell. Oliver is a very matter of fact boy. When you ask if he is hungry, he will thoughtfully consider the question and answer a simp…Continue Reading.
You’ve heard the name said before. You may have heard someone refer a patient here. You, yourself, may have referred someone here. You may even know that Hancock Health is a partner to us and responsible for helping to bring us to this wonderful community we live in and serve. But, what exact…Continue Reading.
February marked the beginning of an unforgettable journey to the Andhra Pradesh region of India. The Caring Community Partners team of nine volunteers prepared for over a year to serve on this medical missions trip to Machilipatnam. This was the fifth trip to India that the hospital has…Continue Reading.
Prior to 1950, life expectancy was limited by the existence of communicable diseases that generally affected children (many people did not survive childhood; therefore overall life expectancy was low). These diseases were transmitted principally by people, by water, and by food. Because of th…Continue Reading.
Welcome to my first blog! The purpose of this blog is to share my thoughts and observations on a wide variety of subjects. I will attempt to provide updates once or twice a week and comment on relevant issues of the day, though I may occasionally go down a side road that seems particularly in…Continue Reading.