7 Reasons to Visit the Family Doctor

7 Reasons to Visit the Family Doctor

While children routinely visit the family doctor for an annual check-up, the same is not true for adults. In fact, nearly 93 percent of children versus 82 percent of adults have seen their healthcare provider in the last year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). If a sudden medical need arises […]

Juvenile Dermatomyositis, Inflammation, and Calcifications

Juvenile Dermatomyositis, Inflammation, and Calcifications

Autoimmune diseases, which is when the immune system attacks certain areas of the body, affect more than 23 million Americans. In many cases, this is more common among women than men. Some autoimmune diseases are well-known, such as systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE or Lupus), while others are rarer, such as juvenile dermatomyositis. Juvenile dermatomyositis (JDM) […]