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  • A New Twist On Yard Sales

    I’ve had yard sales and taught my kids about redeeming cans and bottles…to teach them the value of work, earning money and how to save for something you really want. Their health never entered into the equation. Not for Rosalee. Rosalee works full time and knows without a doubt that her son needs health insurance. […]

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  • Kaylie, Young & Healthy’s Youngest client

    At only 13 hours old, Kaylie takes the prize as Young & Healthy’s youngest client ever! Kaylie was born at home. She was taken to her pediatrician’s office to be examined. Everything seemed to be going well until her pediatrician noticed that Kaylie seemed to have hip dysplasia. The doctor told Kaylie’s parents that she […]

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  • A Life-Altering Moment

    What started off as a routine trip became a life-altering moment for 15-year-old Adela. She, her mom, grandmother and her beloved dog set out to do routine errands. In an instant, an accident claimed the life of her mother and dog. She was cared for at our wonderful partner hospital, Huntington Memorial. Her injuries were […]

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  • I am just so sick, I probably won’t be around much longer

    As a mother, I cannot imagine how awful it would be to hear my special needs child verbalize “I am just so sick, I probably won’t be around much longer”. Twelve-year-old Isabella was very fragile. She had uncontrolled seizures, unexplained weight loss and found school really hard. Her mom was a little lost too, not […]

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  • Poker With Purpose-A Great Success!

    Friends of Young & Healthy gathered on Friday, June 15 for a night of Texas Hold Em Poker. After many rounds and fierce competition, Dr. Kenneth Yamanaka, also Young & Healthy’s first volunteer dentist, was crowned Poker Champion of the night! Thanks to everyone who participated!  

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