Exploring Healthcare Needs of Children

Common Misconceptions About Hospice Care

The word “hospice” can strike fear in the hearts of an ill person’s loved ones because it forces them to face their loved one’s death. However, there are many misconceptions about hospice care that contribute to this fear. Read on to learn about misconceptions about hospice family care versus the reality. Hospice Is a Place […]

What Is Seborrheic Dermatitis?

If you have been trying to use dandruff shampoo on your hair due to having white flakes and it isn’t helping, it might be time to see your dermatologist. Severe dandruff that doesn’t easily go away with special shampoo is often the result of a skin condition called seborrheic dermatitis. This affects the skin on […]

Mom’s Autoimmune Disease: A Possible Risk Factor For Autism

Autoimmune diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus, during pregnancy may increase the risk of a child having autism spectrum disorder. ASDs are developmental disorders that can impair a child’s social skills and ability to communicate with others. Family history also seems to play a role. While maternal autoimmune disorder may put a child at […]