Study: Gender Differences in the Presentation of Hand-Foot-and-Mouth Disease

Gender differences in the presentation of hand-foot-mouth disease (HFMD) in children.  Journal of Mothers at Home with Ill Children (End My Misery). 2017 Mar. (Original). Abstract BACKGROUND: Gender differences in illness presentation are well-known (for instance the man-flu experienced by males vs. the suck-it-up-and-get-on-with-life-flu experienced by females).  With this study the author explored whether this …

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The never-ending cycle of pestilence & our shitty flight

Will this never-ending cycle of pestilence ever end?! Our boy is just past the 11 month mark and I’ve asked friends how old their kids were when they stopped being sick ALL THE TIME… “Two years” replied one. “It never ends” replied another. “Ha” snorted a third cynically. Damn. From our time as doctors in …

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