Foster daughter inspires triathlete to swim for cancer research

Allison Field dreams of a cancer-free world. That’s why she’s doing her part to support cancer research by swimming for the cause with Swim Across America. She draws inspiration and courage from her foster daughter, Deanna Stearn. Deanna came to live with Allison and her then husband when she was 16 years old. She and … Continue reading Foster daughter inspires triathlete to swim for cancer research

Volunteer program celebrates 50 years of service

From a young age, Nancy Zimmerman, now manager of volunteer services at Scott & White Medical Center – Temple, remembers looking forward to seeing the “ladies in the yellow dresses” when she would visit the hospital. Once known as “The Yellow Birds” for their yellow uniforms and cheerful attitudes, the volunteers — who now wear … Continue reading Volunteer program celebrates 50 years of service

Business of Health Care: Making behavioral health a priority

This is one of six articles in the Business of Health Care series.  While advances and setbacks in cancer research and weight loss seem to grab most of the health headlines, there is a massive healthcare problem in America that doesn’t get nearly the same publicity — behavioral health disorders. Nationally, about one in five … Continue reading Business of Health Care: Making behavioral health a priority