Today, I’m pleased to announce the results of a long-term Berlin Heart study I led involving 17 of the top pediatric cardiac transplantation centers in North America.
Necrotizing fasciitis is a very rare but severe complication of a bacterial infection of the skin or soft tissues. The word “necrotize” means causing tissue to die, and the “fascia” is the fibrous tissue that surrounds muscles, blood vessels and nerves. The media often refer to this condition as “flesh-eating bacteria” disease because the infection destroys skin, underlying tissue and adjacent muscles.
Going to college is one of the most exciting periods of any young person’s life. If you or your child has Type 1 Diabetes, here are a few tips to make the transition as smooth as possible.
Getting into College
Sleep never seems as interesting as when you are a new parent and your bundle of joy isn't sleeping through the night — but sleep is an important issue throughout childhood. Sleep disturbances have become a focus for national attention due to the high number of children involved and the significant problems associated with sleep issues.
If it looks pretty, it’s a toy, and if it’s little, it might be candy. Young children will put anything in their mouths, including shiny, highly powerful magnets smaller than a pea.