Health

New Valve Replacement Therapy Offers Alternative to Open Heart Surgery

JACKSONVILLE, FLA - A revolutionary new heart treatment is offering new hope to patients considered ineligible for open heart surgery or at great risk of suffering serious surgical complications.

Known as Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR), the minimally invasive procedure is now being used to treat patients suffering from severe aortic valve stenosis. One of the most common valve disease disorders, aortic stenosis typically results from aging, as calcium or scarring narrows and hardens the heart’s aortic valve. As blood flow through the valve becomes constricted, individuals may experience chest pain, shortness of breath, fainting and palpitations. For those with severe aortic stenosis, the condition can lead to congestive heart failure and even death.

New Florida law helps kids who have allergic reaction at school

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. –  A child’s life might be saved from a severe allergic reaction at school thanks to a new Florida law giving school personnel the training and tools to freely treat anaphylaxis, the life-threatening reaction that may occur when in contact with a food allergen.

January National Stalking Awareness Month

January National Stalking Awareness Month

Who Is Stalking Your Child Online? The Internet is a reflection of our society, a representation of the world we explore, communicate interact and search. The good, the bad and the dangerous, the Internet has shown a reflection that exposes the dangerous and dirty side of online interaction.

Why Men Should Mentor and Teach

Why Men Should Mentor and Teach

The need for more qualified male teachers is a serious issue in school systems nationally. Public, private, parochial and in higher education the demand for male teachers is high, but the availability of male teachers is small. There are multiple reasons, for the decline of men in education, to many to mention in this Blog.

Parents What Do Your Kids See Online

Parents What Do Your Kids See Online

Parents: students will be out for Winter vacations soon.

Have you checked your browser safety ratings, updated your antivirus software, cleared your cache/history and cookies on your computers? These are  things that should be performed on a regular schedule.

Blacks Can’t Wait On the President

Blacks Can’t Wait On the President

Where do we go after the second election of President Barack Obama?

I want it to be known, that I’m proud to have Barack Obama as the President of the United States of America. I’m proud of his ability to lead and to be a role model. That being said, Blacks Cannot Wait on President Obama to make things better for them.

Social Media: Parents vs Teens

Social Media: Parents vs Teens

The holiday season allows for teens to increase their Social Media connections with friends. Social Media
networks like; Facebook, Twitter, Youtube and others allow for exchange of all types of social information.