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Stagnant Growth in Infant Leads to Monosomy 7 Diagnosis and Early Treatment
Toby was born 10 weeks premature due to severe IUGR (intrauterine growth restriction.) He weighed only 980 grams and spent 131 days in the… Continue Reading
“I Still Cry Every Now and Then, But With Tears of Gratitude”
Story by Sharon Anderson My path changed course in 2002. What was intended to be a surgery to remove a common uterine fibroid became the… Continue Reading
We Asked, “Is This Normal?” But It Wasn’t.
On March 8th, 2016, he was born stiff, easily startled and riddled with seizures. It was clear early on that Aiden’s life would be… Continue Reading
Grandmother with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP) Shares Her Story
A grandmother has opened up about her battle with a rare neurological disease that has left her bed-ridden. Moyra Bernadette Lee was… Continue Reading
Father and Son Share Familial Hypercholesterolemia – One Common, One Rare
Thanks to Eagle Tribune for this piece. Jonathan Karas has high cholesterol and nearly died from it. He survived a heart attack, got… Continue Reading
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Father Calls for Liver Donor to Save 8-Year-Old’s Life. Are You a Candidate?
A father is making a desperate call for a liver donor for his 8-month-old daughter, who is fighting for her life at the National University… Continue Reading
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Kingfisher Baby Battling Rare Disease That Turns Muscle to Bone
by MARIANNE RAFFERTY. Thanks to Newschannel4 for this piece.  The first thing you notice about 1-year-old Ryder is his bright blue… Continue Reading