My First Car

By Calvert F. Cazier, PhD., MPH | January 19, 2021

The year started out on a high. I was living in Italy, having one of those grand life changing experiences so important in young adulthood. But that was cut short when I developed a kidney disease and had to return home for treatment. Even though my doctors would not allow me to do any physical…

An Alligator Where?

By Calvert F. Cazier, PhD., MPH | January 12, 2021

My second-grade teacher kept an alligator in a trap door under her desk. At least that was the rumor, and I for one believed it! This might explain, at least in part, why she scared the heebee jeebees out of me.   To make things simple, I’ll call her Mrs. Cinder. I did not do…

Safe Habits: How to Help Your Kids Make Good Decisions

By Josh Moore | January 8, 2021

Safe habits and healthy choices are something every child needs to learn, but it’s not always easy to show young people the way. Whether it’s how to make good decisions about the food they eat or how to stay safe when they’re behind the wheel, it’s important to help your kids understand the value of…

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