Author Archive | Heather Elise Duge

Jazmyn Polk

Teen Shares Journey Through Childhood Cancer

Cancer has changed a lot in Jazmyn Polk’s life, both physically and emotionally. But it has not stopped her from being a positive example to others with the disease. Watch Jazmyn’s candid account of her journey through childhood cancer.     Jazmyn recently designed the artwork for the Childhood Cancer Awareness Month T-shirt. The T-shirt […]

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Warning Signs of Suicide

You may have heard recent news about former Disney star Lee Thompson committing suicide at his home in Los Angeles. Most suicide attempts in children and adolescents occur in the midst of depression or other mood disorders, and even younger children can experience depression. And now you may be asking these questions: how common is […]

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Breastfeeding Facts and Myths

To breastfeed or not to breastfeed? That is the question many new moms face. Even when mothers decide to breastfeed and are able to get off to a good start, in the week or months after delivery there is a sharp decline in breastfeeding rates and practices; particularly exclusive breastfeeding. A community support system for […]

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