Caring for A.J.

Andrew Joseph Bay age 2 1/2 was recently diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL).   He is currently undergoing aggressive therapy. He receives chemo every week and is taking four medications daily and five on the weekends. His treatment will continue over the next three years. Each day is so hard on him. He cannot goContinue reading “Caring for A.J.”

Understanding and Preventing Measles

Cases of measles still continue to be identified in the United States. Measles is a highly contagious vaccine preventable disease. Measles usually begins with a mild fever accompanied by a cough, runny nose, and conjunctivitis. Approximately three days after these symptoms appear Koplik’s spots may appear. These spots are clusters of blue/ white lesions locatedContinue reading “Understanding and Preventing Measles”