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Radio MD Show: Medical Bankruptcy: A Healthcare Horror Story

13 May
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Have you ever been afraid that of your health insurance could be cancelled at any time – for any reason? Author Lesli Moore Dahlke describes the terror of her health insurance being cancelled as she struggles with multiple cancers, unemployment in the family and a rapidly declining home value. Her story, chronicled in The Best Is […]

Radio MD Show: When The Patient Becomes the Caregiver

16 March

Lesli Moore Dahlke discusses how her long-term role of a patient receiving care and support from others has suddenly changed with the illness of her husband. Weakened physically and financially by years of fighting multiple cancers, Lesli struggles with this new reality, of taking care of herself and her husband, writing that illness can be […]

She toured Vietnam with USO, now shares vets’ cancer battle

11 November

By Susan Abram, Staff Writer @ dailynews.com   She began her journey alone, armed only with mountains of documents, photographs, maps and letters that she thought proved the rare cancers she suffered from were linked to chemical exposure during the Vietnam War. But for much of the two years Lesli Moore Dahlke has battled the federal government for […]

Life is Not All Hard Edges

05 September

(ENNIS, Mt.) – Many of our readers know me through my writing here at Salem-News.com about my plight, challenges and struggles with Agent Orange exposure. I unknowingly received extensive exposure during Christmas 1970 in Vietnam during a USO Tour. I value the support I have received from many of our read­ers. I appreciate the comments— […]