Articles by Jessica Smith:

  1. Teens & meningitis

    As if puberty, self esteem, drugs, alcohol and the Internet weren’t enough, we parents have yet another worry when it comes to our...
  2. Meningococcal disease

    Meningococcal disease is an infection that consumes the membranes covering the brain and spinal cord; it also can cause infection in...
  3. What is meningitis?

    Meningitis, aka spinal meningitis, is an inflammation of the meninges -- the system of membranes that surround and protect the...
  4. Symptoms of meningitis

    When meningitis strikes, it can feel like your typical run-of-the-mill bad headache or flu. But the difference is that it’s an...
  5. Food art for kids!

    Who says you can’t play with your food? Food art projects for kids are a great way to spend quality time with your child while...