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Your body is a walking miracle.  At any given time, at the cellular level, your body is fighting a very real war – a war against infections, bacteria and unwanted microorganisms.  But what if you are an unknown carrier of a genetic disorder that disables certain white blood cells, called phagocytes, from responding properly?  These important policing agents are responsible for killing harmful microorganisms like bacteria and fungi.  Moms who carry this defective chromosome pattern may pass the defect to their child, in which case chronic granulomatous disease may result.  This rare and once deadly disease can cause dangerous symptoms in babies, infants and young children including severe and recurring bacterial and fungal infections like staph, and inflammatory masses in their organs called granulomas.  Today, due to heightened awareness among doctors, available diagnostic blood testing for CGD, and advanced treatment options, survival rates are high and patients are living with and managing CGD well into adulthood.

With a world full of adventure, choosing the perfect vacation spot can be a real challenge. That’s why The Balancing Act put together this list, of the best travel destinations to visit outside of the U.S. this summer in 2024. Cancun, Mexico Cancun is considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world. With […]

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Best Travel Destinations This Summer in the U.S.

Summer is meant for vacations, whether your ideal trip involves a big city, nature, national parks, small-town getaway, or relaxing on a beach. Deciding the best summer vacation can include several factors including affordability, weather, and interests. Here is a list of the best travel destinations in the U.S. for you and your family this summer in 2024. Miami, […]

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Recap of 2024 People's Choice Awards

The people have spoken! The 2024 People’s Choice Awards have come and gone. The general public voted on awards based on this year’s best movies, music, television, and pop culture. The award show aired on NBC, Peacock, and E! from Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California. Simu Liu hosted the event, known as the Marvel superhero Shang-Chi. […]

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