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29 Nov 2013

Zeq’s bill to come before the General Assembly in January

RICHMOND, Va. — A bill will come before the General Assembly in January that affects people who rely on feeding tubes for nutrition.

Called Zeq’s bill, the measure is named after three-year-old Zeq Caalim from Virginia Beach, Va. Zeq suffers from Eosinophilic esophagitis, commonly known as EoE. It is a rare condition where white blood cells attack food as a foreign object.

26 Nov 2012

Energy drinks keep students awake, health officials worried

Although these drinks are often used to boost energy, experts say the side effects can be dangerous; causing anxiety, cardiac arrest, and even death.