Yes. Kids can get arthritis, too

No, it’s not just grandpa who has to deal with arthritis. It is a common misconception that only “old” people are afflicted with the debilitating disease. Nearly 300,000 children in America have been diagnosed with juvenile arthritis. These children suffer from various autoimmune forms of arthritis. Their bodies’ immune system is attacking their joints, causing swelling,…

Girl with shell in ear

What’s in there?

It’s amazing what we found in the ears on this trip! Three kids had broken Q-tips in their ears – one had even gone to the hospital in pain weeks ago but was only given ear drops. We extracted items including seashells, beads, and even insects. In one day we excised excessive wax from 27…