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World Clubfoot Day

June 3rd: World Clubfoot Day

June 3rd is World Clubfoot Day. Less than six months ago, I had no idea what “clubfoot” was; but there I was sitting at my 19 week anatomy scan, with my husband and the proud, big sister. The scan started out uneventful, but as the ultrasound technician made her way down the body she stopped and […]

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CHD Awareness

Broken Hearts – Spreading Congenital Heart Defect (CHD) Awareness

A friend on social media has shared a page for a fundraiser for a child with a health issue. You may scroll by or you may read into the details.  Many times it is related to childhood cancer, occasionally an accident, and sometimes a cardiac issue. Congenital heart defects, CHDs, are actually 60 times more […]

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React with Respect: Food Allergy Action Month!

On May 8, 2016, the Empire State Building was, for the first time ever, lit in teal to bring public awareness to the effects of food allergies. (FARE has honored those with food allergies since 1989.) As the Food Allergies: React with Respectand an elementary school educator, I deal with food allergies almost every waking moment. For […]

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