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HUMANS OF THE U: TAMERIN SMITH

I decided I would start a year of saying β€œyes” to everything, no matter how scared I was. My biggest adventure took me to Haiti to work with amputee mothers from the 2010 earthquake. There was no electricity after 7 p.m., and you could not step off your porch at night because the guard dogs were trained to kill any stranger on the property.

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HUMANS OF THE U: NICHOLE RANUIO

“I’ll never forget when the first service dog my husband and I trained met his veteran. We were at the airport to meet our veteran. We saw him coming around the corner in his wheelchair, and he went straight to his dog, Ares (who he named after the God of War), and said, β€˜I’ve been waiting a really long time for you,’ and for a few minutes, the pair were so connected they weren’t even aware of the rest of us around them.”

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A Healthier U

NATIONAL CANCER PREVENTION MONTH February is National Cancer Prevention Month. About 1 in 5 people believe there’s not much you can do to lower cancer risk. But did you know 50 percent of cancers can be prevented by doing just five things?Learn more aboutΒ cancer risk and prevention as well as cancer screenings and early detection. […]

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