Diabetes Road

So you found out you have Type 2 Diabetes. Let the news sink in. It takes a while. It's a different kind of condition. It is ever-present. But ultimately you choose to be the victim, or the volunteer. Your life depends on that choice. I'm reminded every day…multiple times a day…intrusively, aggressively, and fundamentally, reminded … Continue reading Diabetes Road


Life-Saving Taco Bell Employee

A Taco Bell employee in Tennessee is being hailed a hero for saving a man's life after he passed out in the drive-thru. Sonja Nixon Frazier, the night shift manager at a Taco Bell restaurant in Clarksville, doesn't usually work during the day. But on August 12, in a fortunate turn of events, she happened … Continue reading Life-Saving Taco Bell Employee

Africa Free of Wild Polio

Africa has been declared free from wild polio, after decades of work by a coalition of international health bodies, national and local governments, community volunteers and survivors. Four years after the last recorded cases of wild polio in northern Nigeria, the Africa Regional Certification Commission (ARCC) on Tuesday certified that the continent is now free … Continue reading Africa Free of Wild Polio