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Bridal Bliss: Sufia and Jeff Orbe

By |November 7th, 2017|BRIDAL BLISS, FAMILY & HOME|

Sufia Alikhan Orbe & Jeff Orbe photo by Christopher Kim Photography Bride: Sufia Alikhan Orbe, 30, Attorney, Perficient Inc. Groom: Jeff Orbe, 29, Systems Engineer, Boeing Wedding date: July 7, 2017 (Indian/Muslim ceremony), July 8, 2017 (Filipino/Catholic ceremony) [...]

Top Scientist to Discuss Findings on Parkinson’s, MS and Autism

By |October 19th, 2017|Health|

A Parkinson's disease patient's neurons at the cellular level A scientist renowned for her cutting-edge research on Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, and autism will be in St. Louis to speak about her groundbreaking work. Dr. Jeanne Loring [...]

Fashion and Music Join Forces for Breast Cancer Awareness

By |October 11th, 2017|Celebrity News, Health|

At the forefront of Stella McCartney’s new campaign is artist and multiple Grammy Award-winner Alicia Keys is at the forefront of Stella McCartney's new breast cancer campaign. With the aim to raise awareness around the disease and encourage women to [...]

Dr. Katie Drake Sherer’s Battle With Eating Inspired Career Choices

By |October 4th, 2017|FAMILY & HOME, Health, WOMEN WHO INSPIRE|

Photos and story by Vicki Bennington Looking back, Dr. Katie Drake Sherer believes she has had an eating disorder since high school. “I was never officially diagnosed, but I would try not to eat so I would lose weight, and [...]

Cancer Can’t Beat Beautiful: Fashion show honors grandmother

By |October 4th, 2017|Health, WOMEN WHO INSPIRE|

By VICKI BENNINGTON When a family member is in pain, the first reaction is to want to do something to help. Jermell Keys responded to that instinct by honoring his grandmother and breast cancer survivor, Marlene Lee, with a fashion [...]

“Coffee is Cheaper Than Therapy,” Author Shares Inspiration

By |October 4th, 2017|FAMILY & HOME, Health, WOMEN WHO INSPIRE|

Ann Conklin Unruh’s book, “Coffee is Cheaper Than Therapy,” came about in an organic kind of way. “If you have a friend you can share your thoughts with, you are in luck,” Unruh said while reminiscing about her many sessions [...]

Near-Death Experience Takes Young Mother by Surprise

By |October 4th, 2017|Health, WOMEN WHO INSPIRE|

Settling in to the routine of a new family of three, Rachel D’Souza-Siebert and her husband, Brian, had no thoughts of life-threatening health problems just eight days after their son, Cameron, was born. The Siebert family, from left, Brian, [...]

Bridal Bliss: Sydney and Andy Streiff

By |October 2nd, 2017|BRIDAL BLISS, FAMILY & HOME|

  Andy Streiff & Sydney Philpott-Streiff photo by Carretto Studio   Bride: Sydney Philpott-Streiff, 24, Public Health Research Coordinator at the Institute for Public Health at Washington University School of Medicine Groom: Andy Streiff, 24, Product Manager at LockerDome Wedding [...]

Cover Story: Newlyweds’ Chance of a Lifetime

By |September 22nd, 2017|COMMUNITY, FAMILY & HOME, NEWS|

Andy and Sydney Streiff    photo by Lisa Windsor   By TRISH MUYCO-TOBIN  To say that newlyweds Sydney and Andy Streiff, who both turned 25 last month, have the rest of their lives ahead of them would be an understatement.   Their May 2017 wedding was not only a [...]

Simple Tips from Diamonds Direct on How to Care For your Carats

By |September 10th, 2017|BEAUTY, BRIDAL BLISS|

By Diamonds Direct Summer time can be brutal on your most cherished accessories. From keeping fit for your poolside look, to lathering up on the sunscreen, these daily activities can put your ring at risk. Here are our top three [...]

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