Entries by Brook Croke

Radiation and Pregnancy: What’s the Risk?

When someone mentions the word radiation, what comes to mind? The atomic bomb? Marie Curie? X-rays? We are exposed to radiation every day by just existing on this planet. Cellphones, medical imaging, household appliances, the sun, cosmic rays during air flight, and radon are just a few examples of sources of radiation. Typically, the amount […]

Ataxic Cerebral Palsy: What You Need to Know

Last updated Oct. 18, 2017. Cerebral palsy (CP) is a disorder that permanently affects the brain’s ability to control movement. We’ve all heard of it, but did you know that, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it is the most common motor disability in childhood? CP is seen in approximately 1/100 to […]