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Wave of Light

Have you ever sat outside on a clear night and looked up at the stars in the sky? October 15, 2016, was the first year that our family participated in the Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness event, Wave of Light. It had been seven weeks since Toby passed away in his sleep. He was 12 […]

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What Every Pittsburgh Parent Needs to Know About Lead Poisoning

When the news broke in 2014 about evaluated lead levels in Flint, Michigan’s water, I, like many parents, was outraged. Thousands of residents had drank polluted Flint River water for 18 months before the disaster was even recognized. Many children were lead poisoned. The consequences of the exposure of elevated levels of lead are still […]

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Memories Matter

Every 68 seconds, someone develops Alzheimer’s disease.  Alzheimer’s is known as a family disease because the stress of watching a family member  slowly decline affects everyone. Everyone responds to its effects differently…. Did you know that Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States? Alzheimer’s is the only cause of death […]

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