what is aphasia
9Jun, 2016

What is Aphasia?

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Aphasia is a communication disorder that is caused by damage to the brain. What is Aphasia and what causes it? The most common cause of aphasia is stroke, particularly in the elderly, but can also be the result of infections, brain tumors or head trauma. Aphasia can be severe enough to affect the ability of the patient to produce or comprehend speech, making communication nearly impossible. Or it can be mild enough that the symptoms are difficult to identify. Since Aphasia is caused by injury to the part of the […]
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lupus diagnosis
8May, 2016

Lupus – What Is It?

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May has been defined as the National Lupus awareness month. Lupus is a disease that arises within connective tissues of the body, where the immune system starts to attack the tissues and organs. Since this is an inflammatory disease, it would cause an inflammation within your body as well. From the recent studies, it has been identified that lupus is more prevalent among women than men. This is not a contagious disease, so you cannot compare it with other deadly diseases such as HIV and cancer. However, Lupus has attacked […]
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Vaccine Requirements for Children Enrolling in Maryland Schools
3Sep, 2014

Vaccine Requirements for Children Enrolling in Maryland Schools

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Schools are the second homes of our children. They are the institutions where learning and personality development are continuously promoted. But high populations in close range, makes for a potential niche for disease spread. Accordingly, State laws require students attending school to be up to date on vaccinatons. Maryland Schools make sure that their enrollees are current on vaccines, creating a safe environment for students and their famililes. Vaccine requirements for children enrolling in Maryland Schools are submitted to the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene on a yearly basis. […]
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