Don’t Guess, Test!

2019-05-20T18:15:29-05:00January 17th, 2019|Hot Topics, Stories of Hope|

By Kimberly Buchmeier My name is Kimberly Buchmeier and I am from a small town in Southeast Nebraska.  I am a mother, wife, grandmother, daughter, sister, aunt, cousin, friend and a six-year lung cancer survivor.  In 2011, at age 37, I was diagnosed with non-small cell adenocarcinoma. I thought I was pretty healthy. I ran a half marathon the year before, exercise on a regular basis and am not overweight.  With three active kids at home and a full [...]

Commit to Clean Air with these Simple Changes

2018-04-20T16:52:55-05:00April 20th, 2018|Hot Topics|

Each day we take about 23,040 breaths! Needless to say, the quality of the air we breathe is very important. Pollution of our air comes in many forms from vehicle and diesel exhaust to industrial and residential emissions.  Unfortunately, these substances contaminate the air and can lead to long-term damage to our lungs that eventually results in diseases like lung cancer. Earth Day is a time to take action and make the air we breathe a little cleaner. Here are [...]