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Holiday Cheer or Challenge

Most of us growing up looked forward to the holidays. Children’s idea of the holidays and the joy they bring is far different than an adult’s perspective. I believe we all would like to maintain a childlike attitude and naivety about the holidays. As we get older, we meet life with more responsibilities and somehow most of the “cheer” in a holiday season dwindles. […]

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Stephen P. Courtney, MD, is a Board-Certified, Fellowship-Trained Orthopedic Spine Surgeon Who’s Been Practicing for 26 Years

For board-certified, fellowship trained orthopedic spine surgeon Dr. Stephen P. Courtney, patients come first. It’s an ethos that developed early on in his life and one that has helped guide him in his journey to earn a distinguished reputation among his professional colleagues, medical peers and, most importantly, his patients. […]

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Michael B. Jordan: Man of the Moment

Fruitvale Station, Creed, and Black Panther are some of Michael B. Jordan’s best movies. Imagine if these films hadn’t cast him. That could have happened had he not gotten his start as a child model for Toys “R” Us. However, he broke into the industry as a model, moved into the acting world, and he’s been thriving. Now, he’s a producer and making his directorial debut in Creed III, coming out in 2023. […]

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Depression is Far More Sinister Than Sadness – But with Treatment, There is Hope

I was first diagnosed with major depression at the age of 31. I was married, had two beautiful kids ages 7 and 3, and owned a thriving business. Yet, despite having so much to live for, my mood plummeted into despair. I lost all motivation to do anything. The simplest everyday tasks suddenly required an extraordinary effort. […]

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Walking Together to End Alzheimer’s

Leu & Peirce has many reasons to support efforts to end Alzheimer’s disease. As Elder Law attorneys, we witness daily the devastating effects of Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia on our clients and their families. Alzheimer’s is a progressive, fatal disease that destroys a person’s memory and brain functioning over time. […]

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How A Breakthrough Light Adjustable Lens Can Improve Your Post-Cataract Vision

The Light Adjustable Lens by RXSight has a unique ability to allow post-operative cataract patients to test-drive and customize their vision to their individual lifestyles. You can find this revolutionary new option at the offices and surgery center of Key-Whitman Eye Center. […]

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Dolly Parton: The Grand Dame of Country Music

Who is Dolly Parton? You could answer this question in many ways. A philanthropist may be top of your mind considering she was honored this month among this year’s Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy recipients for the $1 million donation she made in 2020 to help fund Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine research. […]

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A Life-Changing Moment in Hearing

Steve Lukather, renowned guitarist and front man with the group Toto, has been playing rock-and-roll since he was 9 years old. It took another professional musician to persuade him to do something about his hearing loss. Kenneth and Jill Sheppard, owners of HearCare and Associates in Sherman and Gainesville, share Lukather’s story with you, and invite you to hear the music again. […]