Precision medicine comes closer to home

March 3, 2015

By Tim Charles / Guest Editorial

Precision medicine is a new buzzword in health care, following President Obama’s State of the Union address. More than a fancy name, precision medicine holds the promise to drive research, accelerate new therapies and develop new approaches for millions of people faced with illness. It now has a place among our top national priorities, but it also has important relevance right here at home, for patients in our own community.

Managing multiple generations smoothly

March 2, 2015

By Jean Kruse / Guest Editorial

Many businesses, for the first time in history, have four generations working side-by-side, with perhaps more than 50 years between the oldest and youngest employees. In addition to the difference in the ages of employees, today’s leaders must contend with vendors, customers and clients of all different age ranges. That makes understanding and managing the differences between the different generations very important for effective leadership.

Handwritten notes matter in business and love

February 25, 2015

By Greg Dardis / Guest Editorial

According to lore, the first valentine was from a doomed man to a blind girl. A third-century Roman emperor – believing married men made poor soldiers – jailed a Catholic priest for disobeying orders not to perform marriages for military-bound men.

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