Monthly archives: November, 2012

Childhood Cancer…Research…the Need for a Cure

A mother noticed that her six year-old son’s eyelids were not closing and when he walked, he was slightly off balance.  A few days later, his parents’ worst nightmare became a reality; they were told that their son has a brain tumor. His diagnosis did not come easy. Various pathologists could not give a definitive …

Scleroderma – The Disease That Turns Your Body to Stone

Unless you are personally affected by scleroderma, such as a patient or the family member or a friend of someone with the disease, it’s highly unlikely that you have ever heard of it. “Scleroderma” comes from the words: “sclero” meaning hard and “derma” meaning skin. It is a chronic disease where an overproduction of collagen …

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