• May is Huntington’s Disease Awareness Month

    Huntington’s disease (HD) is a brain disorder in which there is progressive neurodegeneration leading to motor, cognitive, and psychiatric symptoms. Problems may develop in the following three areas: motor control (movement); cognition (thinking); and behavior…

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  • Cross-Reaction Allergies (Oral Allergy Syndrome)

    For a large portion of seasonal allergy sufferers, environmental allergens may only be the beginning of their problems. Up to 10% of these people will also suffer from what is known as oral allergy syndrome, a less-severe type of food allergy. Oral allergy syndrome…

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  • May Lupus Awareness Month

    May Lupus Awareness Month is an annual observance to call attention to lupus and its impact on the lives of millions of individuals and families. Lupus symptoms can show up all throughout the body, from head to toe. Recent research suggests another potential lupus…

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  • May is Stroke Awareness Month

    When you have a stroke, your brain isn’t getting the blood it needs. You need treatment right away to lower your chances of brain damage, disability, or even death. Use the FAST test to check for the most common symptoms of a stroke: Face: Smile and see if…

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