On Aug. 25, 2015, he got a severe headache that temporarily took his sight. He landed in Scott & White Medical Center in Temple.
Retired Sgt. 1st Class Frederick T. Slape shows off the scar on his head after having a tumor removed from his brain on Sept. 25, 2015.
A new CDC study shows a staggering increase in the number of teen deaths across the United States. The reasons for these fatalities are widespread, however, experts are alarmed and referring to the recently published report as a "wake-up call."
A recent study has shown a momentous increase in the number of teenage deaths across the United States. Rather than sickness or heart disease, these fatalities are attributable to traffic accidents, drug overdoses, homicidal crimes, and suicide. Experts in the field are referring to the rise as a “wake-up call” for America.
In accordance to a recent report published by the National Center for Health Statistics at the Center For Disease Control, after decreasing by 33 percent between 1999 and 2013, the death rate for children between the ages of 10- and 19-years-old abruptly skyrocketed 12 percent in the following three years.