Health and Wellness

Local boy receives lifesaving bone marrow donation

It was every parent's worst nightmare; Austin and Bailey Cook of Spring Hill received the awful news that their precious 1-year-old son Avery Cook had been diagnosed with acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL)—the most common type of leukemia for children. They saw the evidence of his illness in the form of bruises that afflicted his body, revealing the outline of his spine, shoulders, and hip bones. He underwent treatment but relapsed with a more deadly cancer, acute myeloid leukemia (AML), soon afterward.

Stable Faith Cowboy Church certified Dementia Friendly

The Stable Faith Cowboy Church, located at 12077 N. Broad Street in Brooksville, Florida has been certified Dementia Friendly after conducting dementia awareness and care training for members of its congregation. Pastor David Hope explains, “We are a welcoming church that reaches out to all in our community, including the individuals and families who may be traveling the difficult path of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. We seek to understand and respond to their special needs.”

CORA Physical Therapy: Treating Everyone Right in Central Florida

Anyone who has ever sprained an ankle, suffered low back pain, been injured in an auto accident, or recovered from major surgery knows the impact that physical therapy can have on a life. Getting your body back to where it once was is an incredible gift. And that’s the only focus of the expert clinicians at CORA Physical Therapy.