Monthly Archives: July 2011

Using Laser Surgery To Cure My Son’s Epilepsy

My nine-year-old son, Keagan, has had seizures his entire life. His typical seizure, which occurred two-to-three times an hour, is called a gelastic or “giggling” seizure. It may be mistaken … Full Entry »

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Bone Marrow Transplant… Decisions, Decisions

This is the medication fridge. A bit disorganized yes, but it’s all we have on the ward to store meds that need to stay cold. Also, the door doesn’t close … Full Entry »

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Swimmer’s Ear And How It Can Be Treated

Those hazy crazy days of summer are here! Summer in Houston means hot, humid weather with many people going to swimming pools, lakes and the beach for relief from the … Full Entry »

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Does My Child Need To Take A Calcium Supplement?

Osteoporosis is undoubtedly a pediatric disease! What does that mean? It means that this disease that mostly affects the elderly begins in childhood, especially in adolescence. Inadequate building of bone … Full Entry »

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I Choose To View MS As A Bump In The Road Rather Than A Detour

My name is Allie Williams. I am 15 years old and live in Alexandria, Louisiana. I was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis at the age of 13, in May of 2009. … Full Entry »

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