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Footworks & reigning Mrs. Alaska team up for TSC awareness

...Sunday August 10th, thanks to 2014 reigning Mrs. Alaska and Footworks Quality Shoes & Boots on K-Beach Rd. TSC is a genetic disorder that can affect multiple organ systems, "My son currently has seven brain tumors, two in his left eye and two in his heart...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2014-08-18/footworks-reigning-mrs-alaska-te
Dispatch

...Blancheri in the Florida Panhandle town of Pace.Eight-year-old son Wyatt Blancheri has Hurler syndrome, a rare genetic disorder that progressively damages his organs and brain. Because Wyatt's parents are often busy with his medical needs, household...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-08-09-0
Community
Not alone

...Bicknell's stepdaughter, Miranda, 19, has fetal alcohol syndrome. Kelsey, 18, recently had her foot amputated due to a blood disorder. Preston, 17, has cerebral palsy and seizures. While her husband helps when he can, his work schedule makes it difficult...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-09/take-comfort
News
Safety for autistic kids shouldn't depend on GPS

...As the number of children diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder has soared, a nationwide effort is gaining ground to spread...law enforcement officials in searching for people with the disorder. Brown also encourages parents to tell local police that they...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-06-02/safety-for-autisitic-kids-shouldn
Opinion

...hearing Wednesday and could face a $150 fine.Welker, 36, says the ducks help him with depression and post-traumatic stress disorder and keep him more active.West Lafayette, about 80 miles east of Columbus, banned residents from keeping fowl and other...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2014-07-21
Arts & Entertainment

...hearing Wednesday and could face a $150 fine.Welker, 36, says the ducks help him with depression and post-traumatic stress disorder and keep him more active.West Lafayette, about 80 miles east of Columbus, banned residents from keeping fowl and other...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-20-1
News
Gunman kills 3, wounds 16 at Fort Hood

...shooter, who served in Iraq in 2011, had been undergoing an assessment to determine whether he had post-traumatic stress disorder, according to Lt. Gen. Mark A. Milley, the senior officer on the base.There was no indication the attack was related...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-02/gunman-kills-3-wounds-16-at-fort-hoo
News
Mental illness facts need to be known

...in every five Americans age 18 and older will have a diagnosable mental health disorder in a given year, and 46.4 percent will experience a mental health disorder in the course of a lifetime.- Stress, heavy drinking of alcoholic beverages...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-27/mental-illness-facts-need-to-be-know
News
Sebold to be keynote speaker at writers' conference

...the help of a teacher, Sebold taught herself to play with words like they were objects."That way I conquered my reading disorder as well," she said. "I don't know if I'd taken to language and writing if I hadn't had to struggle that way."Poetry...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-03/sebold-to-be-keynote-speaker-at-writ
News
Mentally ill people must be treated, like it or not

...implemented the law. A multitude of studies have shown that people suffering from schizophrenia and, to a lesser extent, bipolar disorder are more likely to commit violent crimes. Mixed with alcohol, the propensity is far greater. The Treatment Advocacy Center...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-06-03/mentally-ill-people-must-be-treat
Opinion

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