A doctor who can’t stand on the sidelines

Car accidents, sports field concussions, heart attacks, insulin spikes. Whenever someone has a medical emergency in a grocery store, on a plane, on the road or during a sporting event, if Dr. Jennifer McConnell is on the scene, she’s often the first to offer help. “It...
Piercing cries and a state of crisis

Piercing cries and a state of crisis

The baby girl was born on a Sunday.By Tuesday, she was suffering from opiate withdrawal. Exposed to drugs in her mother’s womb, she could not sleep. Inconsolable, her high-pitched cries racked her tiny body. At four days old, a nurse administered the first dose of...