Vincent van Gogh’s famous painting “On the Threshold of Eternity” is said to symbolize his struggle with depression, a mental disorder that affects around 15 million Americans each year.
Once a mainstay of Americana, doctors who make house calls are now a rarity.
Do you have fever, night sweats, headaches? Bone or joint pain? Fatigue? The isolated symptoms could mean nothing, but for an unlucky few, these are the precursors to leukemia.
At 27 years old, Julie Taber was loving life. She was young, beautiful, a dance performer on the Strip, but what started off as flu-like symptoms and fatigue landed Taber in the hospital on a Valentine’s Day, and at that moment Taber’s life changed forever.
It started as a throbbing pain and turned into an expensive lesson.