SPRING 2017 | VOLUME 6 | ISSUE 4 COMMUNITY Happy and Healthy 4 BY ASHLEY SUMMERS March of Dimes leads the fight in improving the rate of premature birth and protection of mothers and their babies. 8 28 Almost Home Payton had just celebrated her third birthday when she was diagnosed with cancer. At St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, doctors and nurses work to provide children like Payton the opportunity to celebrate many birthdays to come. The Strength Within The Susan G. Komen Foundation plans another year of breast-cancer fighting events. 22 2 6 11 12 14 16 24 26 BY JEFF VORVA FEATURE MORE COMMUNITY WELCOME LETTER CALLING IT QUITS SAFE KEEPING MANAGING DIABETES CREATE YOUR PLATE LIVE(R) WELL GARLICKY GOODNESS POWER OF MUSIC A Greener Clean BY ERIN GOLDEN An afternoon of good housecleaning can provide a sense of accomplishment. But how do the products we use affect our health and the environment? Explore the options and understand your impact.