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Groundbreaking starts Waupun care facility project

Several years of intensive planning showed results as Agnesian HealthCare and Christian Home & Rehabilitation Center broke ground Monday night. About 40 citizens and dignitaries gathered for the event at the site along Highway 68. Speakers were enthusiastic to see the dream take shape as they shared their hopes for the future. “We

Rohnert Park breast cancer survivor helps others find hope

Dr. Cynthia Wilcox-Rittgers

Dr. Cynthia Wilcox-Rittgers celebrates her 60th birthday this month, a milestone of monumental significance for the 10-year breast cancer survivor. She was diagnosed a few months before her 50th birthday, after her doctor discovered a pea-sized lump in her breast during an annual examination. A biopsy showed it was cancerous. “It just

3-time survivor helps stroke patients recover through art therapy

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Visitors to the Carnegie Library in Oakland are greeted with paintings of colorful tulips -- artwork that is inspirational on many levels. Alessandra Crivelli created the project as her college thesis. It's called "All in One Stroke: The Regrowth of Life," and it features paintings by stroke survivors. "When I was 17,

UC Irvine receives record $200 million gift for health sciences

UC Irvine received a record $200 million donation Monday that symbolizes a philanthropic boom that has been reshaping California universities in recent years, especially in the study and treatment of human disease. Newport Beach billionaire Henry Samueli and his wife Susan gave UCI the money to name and develop a College

Aramark Team Members around the Globe Join Forces to Share Nutrition Knowledge, Inspire Families to Lead Healthy Lifestyles


On September 20, more than 10,000 Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) team members, including chefs, dietitians and human resources experts, will volunteer to support community centers and nonprofit organizations in the communities where they live and work, on Aramark Building Community Day (ABC Day). Volunteers in 15 countries, including the U.S., Canada, Chile, China

2 sisters 2 doctors! Inspirational sisters use social media to share their journey studying medicine

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Two sisters in the US are using social media to share their journey through medical school and residency in order to inspire others. Patricia and Stephanie Egwuatu, who were raised in Washington, shared the same dream of being a doctor from a young age. Their father is originally from Nigeria and

Charlize Theron leads the fight for an AIDS-free generation

Addressing the media at an intimate gathering in Kliptown, Johannesburg on Wednesday, Academy Award-winning actress Charlize Theron highlighted the importance of HIV education among South African youth. The star, representing her own organisation the Charlize Theron African Outreach Project (CTAOP), was joined by members of HIVSA and the U.S President’s Emergency