A Second Chance at Life

March 25, 2018

Son repays his mother with the gift of a liver transplant In 2012, Chris Cooke—now of Prosser, Washington—restored life to the woman who gave him his.

His mother, Liz Cooke, was in liver failure and needed a transplant.

He was a willing donor.

According to the World Health Organization’s Global Observatory on Donation and Transplantation, nearly 127,000 organs were transplanted worldwide in 2015, the latest year statistics are available.

In the U.S., about 115,000 men, women and children are waiting for a lifesaving transplant because of a disease, trauma or birth defect that is causing …

Finding ‘Kidney Twins’ and Saving Lives

March 25, 2018

For Kristie Lemmon, the lifesaving work of the nonprofit she runs is personal. Kristie, who lost both of her parents to …

Spectator or Participant? Think Longer and Closer

March 25, 2018

Waiting a half second or taking one step closer might seem like a simple thing, but it can be the …

4,000 Volts, a Dying Man, and The Kiss of Life

April 6, 2018

This April, many Americans will join energy cooperatives and utilities across the U.S. in celebrating National Lineworker Appreciation Day. Roughly …

A Taste of Asian Fusion

Sizzling Asian Vegetable Fried Rice 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 tablespoon minced fresh garlic 1/2 cup chopped yellow onions 1 cup small white mushrooms, quartered 1/2 cup chopped carrots 1/2 cup chopped zucchini 1/2 cup chopped red bell …

Slow-Cooked Success

Crockpot Orange Ginger Chicken 3 chicken breasts or 5 to 6 thighs 1/2 cup low-sodium soy sauce 1 cup orange juice 1/3 cup honey 1 teaspoon fresh grated ginger 1 to 2 cloves minced garlic 1/4 cup cornstarch Green onions, sliced Spray crockpot with cooking spray. Cut the chicken and …

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