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Is it broken? What to do when a kid’s injury is more than just a bump or bruise

Ouch! Kids break bones in many ways. Whether from a fall, a sports-related injury, roughhousing or just an accident, a broken bone isn’t something to take lightly. But, how do you know if it’s broken and what should you do next? Know the signs Broken bones are most common in the upper and lower extremities …

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Summer safety: 7 tips to keep bugs at bay this summer

Posted: July 22, 2021 | Word Count: 572 From picnics to backyard BBQs, beach days and hikes, Americans continuously enjoy the outdoors throughout the warmer months. But the more time spent outside, the more susceptible people become to uncomfortable bug bites — or worse. To help keep families protected this summer no matter the activity, …

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For children with classic congenital adrenal hyperplasia, researchers are working to advance treatment options

Maintaining balance is an important part of life, especially when it comes to health and wellness. For people with classic congenital adrenal hyperplasia, commonly referred to as CAH, balance can be an ongoing challenge. CAH refers to a group of genetic conditions that affect the body’s ability to maintain homeostasis – or balance – especially …

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Understanding When Depression May be Something More: Identifying and Managing Bipolar Depression

It is common for people to experience both periods of happiness and sadness throughout their lives, but it can be hard to determine whether prolonged versions of these emotional states indicate something more serious than changing feelings. Sharp mood swings between extreme highs and extreme lows can often be a sign of a mood disorder. …

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You Have To Go To Know: LeVar Burton on Why the Rare Blood Cancer Community Needs to Get Back to the Doctor

Best known for his roles in Roots and Star Trek: The Next Generation and helming Reading Rainbow, actor, director and longtime health advocate LeVar Burton strongly believes in using his voice and passion for storytelling to help others. Recently, Burton, who has spent much of his career bringing stories to life, has taken on a …

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