• LIFESTAGES: Conquering Infertility with IVF - Continuing with our series on infertility, we spoke with Jessica Hodgkins, a Lehigh Valley resident who turned to in-vitro fertilization, commonly referred to as IVF, as a solution to her fertility issues. Here Jessica recounts her experiences through the process: …
  • Bobby Gunther Walsh chats with…Bill Wright, Founder of the Love Ran Red Foundation - Bill Wright is the founder and chairman of the Love Ran Red Foundation, a local non-profit that hopes to fill a void in help for families living with autism. Bill, what is the Love Ran Red Foundation? Our main goal …
  • Nursing School Virtual Reality - Cedar Crest College New Graduate Simulation Center Gives Students a Hospital-like Experience Cedar Crest College just finished celebrating their 150th anniversary and recently completed a multi-million dollar nursing graduate simulation center. What makes this particular exciting is that this center …
  • Tackling Infertility: An Adoption Story - For this LifeStages installment, we wanted to explore how local Lehigh Valley couples were dealing with infertility. We had originally planned to write these as straightforward articles full of advice and experiences. But upon speaking with Christie Egbert, a local …
  • Life Stages: Aging Eyes Q&A with Dr. Lisa Bunin - Eyesight is one of our most valuable senses. As we age, problems can arise with our vision, that not only impact quality of life, but also safety and independence. Dr. Lisa Bunin, an Allentown-based eye physician and surgeon has some …
  • Getting Fit in the New Year - by Andrew Hrip Around one-third of peoples’ New Year’s resolutions are focused on losing weight. Another 15 percent of these same resolutions are specifically focused on starting an exercise regimen, according to a study conducted by John C. Norcross, Ph.D. …
  • Life Stages: Senior Weightlifting - Senior Weightlifting? No, We Aren't Kidding. Words by Jacqueline Rupp Timothy Caso knows all about the struggles of getting older. At 59, his past includes serious knee injuries that landed him in surgery and learning how to walk again through …
  • A Breast Cancer-Related Rash? - What Every Woman Needs to Know A little known and rare phenomena, breast cancer-related rashes come in three different variations: Direct Invasion, Dermal Lymphatics and Angiosarcoma. These rashes can indicate advanced-stage disease progression, so it’s important to know what these …
  • Life Stages: Solving Problems as We Age - Words by Jacqueline Rupp As we age, it’s understandable that we’re going to need more trips to the doctor and maybe more extensive medical care. But, there’s a few parts of the body that seem to get especially troublesome as …
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer - Education, Advocacy and self-examination We are taught to look for lumps and that mammograms can be life savers. Not so with Inflammatory Breast Cancer (IBC), as it is called, when rarely is there a lump even on self exam. IBC …