My daughter has been at sleepaway camp for the last four weeks, and though I miss her something fierce, I have to admit that there are a few things that I don’t really miss at all. For one thing, I don’t miss the constant fighting between her and my son. I also don’t miss having to come up with two different meals every night, since my son and my daughter like totally … [Read more...] about A Raging Case Of Buy Me, Get Me, Give Me Disease
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Hearing the words "progressive degenerative genetic neurological disorder" is a shot to the heart. That's exactly what I felt like had happened. I had been fatally wounded, and I hadn't even seen the sniper. Being told by a (now, in my mind) nameless faceless doctor that my seemingly otherwise healthy ten-month old daughter was terminally ill had never even come across my … [Read more...] about What is Tay-Sachs Disease?
Today in the very worst news ever, Nestlé USA’s Prepared Foods Division has announced a recall of my very favorite frozen treat.Why? Because Hot Pockets ® Philly Steak & Cheese sandwich might, MIGHT be made with the meat of "diseased and unsound animals." Oh God, I ate one last night. The sandwiches (if that's what you want to call a frozen hunk of crust, … [Read more...] about Hot Pockets Recalled Because They Might Have Diseased Animal Meat
Did you know that Sudden Cardiac Death and cardiovascular disease is the number one killer of women in the US second only to ALL cancers COMBINED? The prevalence of coronary artery disease in women is similar to that in age-matched cohorts of men - yet women tend to be under-served and under-treated. When we look at specific interventions such as Percutaneous Coronary … [Read more...] about Women and Heart Disease: Getting the Right Health Care
Opening up about his recent health problems, Nick Cannon revealed that he has been diagnosed with an autoimmune disease. "They kind of say (my) autoimmune (disease) is - like a lupus type of thing, but no one else in my family has it," the "America's Got Talent" presenter told People. Cannon was hospitalized in January for acute kidney failure and then a few weeks later due to … [Read more...] about Nick Cannon Has “Lupus Type” Autoimmune Disease