Category Archives: Awareness

National Organ Donor Day: To my dear angel donor

To my dear angel donor, Hi my name is Mavy, I’m17-years-old and thanks to you I am the happiest girl alive. I am a normal teen living the life every … Full Entry »

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Why I am a passionate advocate for research in rare diseases

I am a mom of two young men, aged 18 and 16 years old. I am also the chair of the Research Support Committee of the Phelan-McDermid Syndrome Foundation (PMSF). … Full Entry »

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Infantile spasms: What parents need to know

“In some cases, silence is dangerous.” – Saint Ambrose This well-known saying no doubt has a powerful meaning and in the case of our son, the most dangerous silence was … Full Entry »

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Get Smart About Antibiotics Week

Get Smart About Antibiotics Week is an annual, one-week observance to raise awareness of the threat of antibiotic resistance and the importance of appropriate antibiotic prescribing and use.

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Diabetes Awareness Month 2016

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, so in an effort to spread awareness and provide support for youth and families living with diabetes, Texas Children’s Diabetes Care Center will be … Full Entry »

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