Health Officials Alarmed as Influenza Deaths of Children Rises

Health Officials Alarmed as Influenza Deaths of Children Rises

The 2018-2019 flu season is in full force and the deaths of unvaccinated children are rising. Alarmed health officials are reminding parents and guardians to vaccinate their children. It is not too late. “Flu illness is more dangerous than the common cold for children,” according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC estimates […]

Alternatives to Antidepressants for Mild Depression

Alternatives to Antidepressants for Mild Depression

Medication is not necessarily the best treatment for everyone with mild depression. The typical procedure is a daily regimen of antidepressants, aka selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). Why take pills when there are alternatives? Understanding the difference between mild and major depressive disorder (MMD) as well as sadness is essential before deciding on what treatment is needed. Also […]

Angelman Syndrome Is Kaylee’s World

Angelman Syndrome Is Kaylee’s World

Angelman Syndrome (AS) is the world Kaylee lives in. She is a 15-year-old fun loving girl from Texas who was diagnosed with this rare genetic disorder, shortly after her first birthday. Autism is very similar to AS. They have the same developmental and speech impairments. However, Autism is more common. AS is a complicated genetic disorder […]