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Sanctuary for Critters

Local woman's mission to rescue , rehabilitate and release back into the wild injured and displaced animals

Photography by Sue Quigley

Nestled in a quiet area off Mondon Hill Road in Brooksville lies 100 Acre Wood. It’s named after author A.A. Milne’s Winnie-the-Pooh’s home in Ashdown Forest in England and serves as a safe haven for animals that are sick, injured, orphaned or abandoned in Hernando County.

The Business of Blood

Recipients of blood transfusions are car accident victims; premature infants and children being treated for cancer, anaemia, or heart surgeries; women suffering complications from pregnancy; severe burn victims; surgical and cancer patients; and those with blood disorders, who need to receive new transfusions every month or so.

LifeSouth seeking donors to help battle summer blood shortages

Each year, some 5 million Americans would die without life-saving blood transfusions. It’s a shocking figure particularly so when giving blood is such an easy process.

Bystander CPR Key to Saving More Lives

Learning CPR/AED at a local class can be rewarding and empowering when that unexpected emergency arises.

Photography by Sue Quigley

How many times have we tuned into popular television shows and watched as our favorite actors bring back to life victims on the brink of death following cardiac arrest?

How many of you have seriously considered what you would do if someone close to you suddenly collapsed and was unable to breathe?

Sadly, most bystanders don’t do anything because they don’t know how to initiate CPR - cardio-pulmonary resuscitation - or are afraid they’ll do something wrong.

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