March 12 is World Kidney Day and March is National Kidney Month, making it a good time to thank our kidneys for what they do – and think about what we can do to keep them healthy. What do kidneys do besides make urine? Kidneys have many important functions. The most obvious is making urine, […]

WOKO is the official radio partner for the Big Change Roundup, a fundraising campaign for The University of Vermont Children’s Hospital. With your support, The University of Vermont Children’s Hospital is able to help more than 50,000 patients a year. Participants in the Big Change Roundup are known as “bandits.” Wow. How does one start […]

Wellness is a term that has been thrown around a lot lately in the media. Many wonder what wellness actual means and how it can be incorporated into everyday life. The goal of wellness, according to alternative practitioners, is to encourage a balance of health and happiness that will contribute to an overall feeling of […]

Register now for the Big Change Roundup, a fundraising campaign for The University of Vermont Children’s Hospital. With your support, The University of Vermont Children’s Hospital is able to help more than 50,000 patients a year. Hi, my name is Dalton, and I was a premature baby. Now, I’m nine years old. My mom and I […]

More than 800,000 people experience a lower extremity injury — injuries to the entire leg, foot, ankle, knee, or hip – every year in the United States. That’s troubling because these injuries are often disabling and costly. It is estimated that the cost of providing care for such injuries is nearly $567 million annually. For […]

Congenital Heart Disease Awareness Week is February 9 through February 14, 2015. Learn more about congenital heart defects through the American Heart Association.  It has been 15 years since February 14 was declared Congenital Heart Disease Awareness Day. In more recent years, this significant advocacy effort has expanded internationally to include the entire week before Valentine’s […]

Register for our “Culinary Kids” cooking class by clicking here. The class is free and open to the public. Recommended age for children is 8-12 years old.  Parents, have these thoughts ever run through your mind? I wish my child (or children) had better eating habits. I wonder how my child’s (or children’s) eating habits will, or […]

This Valentine’s Day #FixABrokenHeart. Help Team Heart raise $50,000 by February 14 to perform preventive screening and lifesaving heart surgery for children in Rwanda. Click here to learn more and to donate Imagine the City of New York without a cardiology or cardiac surgery center? That’s a reality for Rwanda, a nation of 11 million […]