Doctors share thoughts on the science of Inside Out

Cast of characters from Inside Out (Image source)

Tropical Storm Bill wasn’t the only thing dropping moisture as it spread across the United States this weekend. While the wet weather outside inspired many parents to treat their kids to the new Pixar movie, Inside Out, there weren’t many dry adult eyes in the theater as this sentimental movie about emotions proved it isn’t […]

Kids love to laugh, even when they’re sick

Dr. Michael Bigham and Mason Clemmer

In the 1998 movie Patch Adams, Robin Williams portrayed the story of Dr. Hunter “Patch” Adams and his book, Gesundheit: Good Health is a Laughing Matter. The gist of the story – and Dr. Adams’ approach to medicine in real life – is that his patients’ health improves when laughter and compassion are included as […]

Grieving a child on Father’s Day

Elijah and Dad

This isn’t your typical Father’s Day story about a superhero dad juggling many children with ease and grace, gathering them together for a barbecue picnic and receiving fabulous gifts from the heart. Instead, it’s about coping with grief, from the perspective of a father who lost a young child 4 years ago. His story resonates […]

Matthew Dellavedova inspires cancer patient after escorting her to prom


No one roots harder for Cavaliers’ point guard Matthew Dellavedova than Jackson High School senior Jackie Custer. Dellavedova was her prom escort in March at the Prom to Remember, after all.

Student inspires many along his journey to high school graduation


A lot of people in Brandon’s situation would feel sorry for themselves. But Brandon takes all of his challenges in stride, helping and inspiring everyone around him.

Expressions of caring: Surgeons leave their mark on surgical dressings


Dr. Robert Parry has been delighting his patients and staff with artistic surgical dressings for the past 20 years. Other doctors and staff have followed his lead adding their artistic talents.