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ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Groups representing pediatricians and geneticists issued new recommendations on Thursday to provide doctors with guidance about when to test a child's DNA for genetic conditions. The recommendations are the first collaboration...
WashingtonThe Glenholme School, a boarding school for young people who struggle with various learning differences, recently hosted a charity concert to benefit The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp, raising funds and awareness for the local children's charitable...
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Wedged between Lake Michigan and a small boat harbor in the far reaches of Jackson Park on the city's South Side, La Rabida Children's Hospital is all on its own, in more ways than one. The tiny, independent pediatric specialty hospital is known for...
Valley 610At least one member of Allentown City Council will not be present for the much-anticipated vote on the city’s water and sewer lease tonight. Councilman Cynthia Mota has been hospitalized in Venezuela for nearly a month and is still not well enough...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Thanks to commercials for erectile dysfunction drugs, men know to seek medical attention for "erections lasting more than four hours," but a new study suggests a blood disorder is the cause of many prolonged erections. While...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Each year in the U.S. an average of a dozen high school and college football players die during practices and games, according to a new study that finds heart conditions, heat and other non-traumatic causes of death are twice...
NEW YORK -- For the first time, Raif Adelberg presented his cashmere-heavy Raif fall-winter 2013 menswear runway collection during New York Fashion Week, staging a runway show Saturday in the New York Public Library at Lincoln Center as part of Details...
Ieshea Thomas, who has suffered from sickle cell anemia nearly all of her life, recently received a life-changing gift from her sister: stem cells. Her sister Ivenus' donation of stem cells in November means Thomas' body is now able to produce normally...
Welcome to our tri-county listing of special needs resources. We do our best to include every organization, but sometimes things fall through the cracks. If you know of an organization you feel should be included, send the information to Editor Kyara...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness News“Regardless of what the doctors said, what anybody had said, I just did not believe it,” said Cherryl Ann Clark. Not once, but twice, doctors gave up. She refused to. Now, a Wichita grandmother is sharing her story with others in the...
Sharon Johnson is not a physician or scientific researcher. She has never been trained as a nurse. Her most recent prior occupation was as office manager in a dental practice. Yet colleagues say she's a bundle of compassion, a quick study and a genius at...
Johns Hopkins will use an $8.9 million gift to make intensive care units safer for patients, expanding on the institution's past work to reduce medical mistakes that have long troubled hospitals. The grant is part of a 10-year, $500 million program ...
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