Dr. Jeffery Vance and his wife, Margaret “Peggy” Pericak-Vance, Ph.D., began the internship program to honor their son, Jeffery Joseph Vance, who died when he was 14 after a football injury triggered an unknown genetic condition that caused a tidal wave of blood clots.
Every month at Ronald McDonald House in Miami and Fort Lauderdale, South Beach Charity Angels entertain sick youngsters and their families by singing their favorite songs, dancing and painting the kids’ faces.
I’m not sure I really “battled’’ breast cancer back in 2002, as much as it battled me. But after a year of two chemotherapies, radiation and surgery, cancer and I agreed to a draw. We went back to our respective corners, both tired of this fight.
Q. My mother age, 76 has lived alone for several years and she’s decided that she would like to move to a retirement community so that she can socialize and be with other people on a daily basis. A recent assessment determined that while she can perform her own personal care tasks, she requires some individual supervision because she’s at high risk for falls and needs some medication reminders.
Acne is an ongoing battle. Once you find the right combination of over-the-counter and prescription products to keep breakouts under control, it’s important to stick with them to keep skin in the clear. (In fact, non-compliance is the main reason patients continue to struggle with acne.)
Pope Francis tenderly embraced children with autism spectrum disorders, some of whom avoided meeting his gaze, during an audience Saturday aimed at offering solidarity to people living with the condition.
House Republicans filed a federal lawsuit Friday accusing the Obama administration of exceeding its constitutional powers in carrying out President Barack Obama's prized health care law, giving legal voice to conservatives who have long protested that he has abused his office's authority.