Author: Julie Grimstad

A Trisomy 18 Story

Katie and Ryan Paul Buck, residents of Des Moines, Iowa, are the parents of two sons, two-year-old Daniel and six-month-old Alexander. Alexander has a chromosomal abnormality, trisomy-18 (t-18), where an extra 18th chromosome exists...

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Organ Donation Q & A

Organ donation refusal may save your life The human body, alive or dead, may never be treated as property or a commodity. This moral principle applies equally to persons who donate organs and to...

Tips on bedside care

Learning how to care for your loved one without straining is important. There are many challenges to come in caring for your loved one. Mobilizing all the assistance you can get will be very...