The Natural Superbug Cure No One is Telling You About

The Natural Superbug Cure No One is Telling You About

By Koren Wetmore | Laura Roberts clutched her Bible in her lap and gazed out the plane window at the wispy clouds below. She turned to her brother, Andrew, seated beside her and smiled, not wanting to worry him. She was thankful to have him there and deeply moved by...
The Upside of Envy

The Upside of Envy

How to turn the “green-eyed monster” into a force for good. By Koren Wetmore | I listen as my friend Melissa sings special music for our congregation, her powerful vocals resonating throughout the sanctuary. People smile and nod, obviously moved....
Microsurgery Rebuilds Lives After Trauma

Microsurgery Rebuilds Lives After Trauma

Illustration by Chris Gash By Koren Wetmore | As a machinist, Jose Manzo uses his hands a lot. When he had a serious accident with a machine press at work—losing three fingers, a thumb and part of his palm—he feared the worst. He had no idea how doctors would ever...
Are You for Real?

Are You for Real?

By Koren Wetmore | Pop quiz time. You’re at your favorite watering hole and the group is discussing popular music, when someone says that opera is reserved for closet-dwelling geeks who can’t keep a beat on the dance floor. Do you pipe up and confess that the score...
The Right Dose

The Right Dose

By Koren Wetmore | In the pediatric bone marrow transplant clinic, pharmacist Janel Boyle’s past and present collide. She drifts past young patients—many of them infants and toddlers—and notes their beaming smiles and balding heads. Her gaze shifts...