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New Life At Its Most Fragile: A Day In The Life Of A NICU Nurse

New Life At Its Most Fragile: A Day In The Life Of A NICU Nurse

It’s mid-afternoon on a weekday in early December – another number on the calendar in the unbroken stream of day to night shifts in the Forrest Moyer Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest. In a voice colored by a mild, yet unmistakable, Jamaican accent, Andrea Gordon – one of the NICU’s registered nurses – chats with the hopeful parents as she transports the baby from incubator to mother’s waiting arms

The American Red Cross of the Greater Lehigh Valley:  Helping Those In Need

The American Red Cross of the Greater Lehigh Valley: Helping Those In Need

The American Red Cross of the Greater Lehigh Valley serves just under 710,000 residents from Northampton, Lehigh and Carbon counties. With a combination of staff and volunteers, the chapter is one of 13 that make up the Northeastern Pennsylvania Region (NEPA).

Family Fun Fitness

Family Fun Fitness

These days, adults and children spend more and more time out of each day watching television, playing video games and in front of their computers. Due to this fact, obesity is on the rise for all age groups, but especially in children.

Making the Valley Better One Home at a Time

Making the Valley Better One Home at a Time

The slogan at Habitat for Humanity of the Lehigh Valley is a simple one: “A world where everyone has a decent place to live.” For Debrah Cummins, that means likening her job to “managing a Rubik’s Cube.”

Jumbars

Jumbars

The moment you step through the door at Jumbars, you’ll feel as if you’ve returned to grandmother’s house. Chef Paul Hoffert and his wife, Mary, originally opened Jumbars in 2003, with the idea of creating a small, local eatery with homemade meals, good conversation and a sense of community.

My Favorite Books of 2012

My Favorite Books of 2012

If we’ve connected on Twitter or Facebook, you know this column isn’t the only place I’m reviewing books. Annually, one of those other publications asks me to compile a list of my 10 favorites of the year. For the first time, I’m sharing that list (five titles each of fiction and nonfiction) with Lehigh Valley Magazine’s readers.

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