(HOUSTON) — Doctors in Houston have successfully separated twin toddlers who were born in 2016 conjoined at the chest and abdomen. A spokeswoman at Texas Children’s Hospital says 13-month-old Anna and Hope Richards were in good condition Tuesday. Lindsey Fox says separation surgery was done Jan. 13 and announced Monday. Fox says the twin sisters…
God & ManThis is how it happens. The universe thinks of you and puts you on this planet, without a guide book, without an idea of what is going to happen to you, without any kind of warning for anything. You learn everything you can from watching and listening to other humans – your parents,your…
Three years ago, Karon Sackney had to face the very real possibility she would never be able to move her legs again.
Police said Abe Hussein arrived at the airport Tuesday from Montreal around 4:50 p.m., and was last seen by video surveillance at 7:15 p.m., getting on a GO bus travelling to Yorkdale.
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Back in the early 1930s, Burrill Crohn, a gastroenterologist in New York, decided to examine intestinal tissue biopsies from some of his patients who were suffering from severe bowel problems. It t…
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Judging by the ruckus that followed TIME magazine’s cover story of a woman breastfeeding her 3-year-old (while standing up), one might think that mothers are nursing young boys and girls all the time. But the statistics show the opposite is true.
According to the latest CDC statistics 75% of new moms start out breastfeeding their new babies, but by 6 months, only 44% still are and only 15% are exclusively breastfeeding. By the time a child is a year and a half old, only 8% are still being nursed. Now a new study sheds some light on why many moms are not meeting their goals for exclusive breastfeeding.
The study, published in the journal Pediatrics on Monday, finds that many women plan to exclusively breastfeed their babies, but once the baby is born, they can’t do it as long as they had hoped. Researchers asked 1,457 women who were in their third trimester if they intended to exclusively breastfeed…
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Editor’s note: In the Human Factor, we profile survivors who have overcome the odds. Confronting a life obstacle – injury, illness or other hardship – they tapped their inner strength and found resilience they didn’t know they possessed. This week Krystal Greco, 16, shares her story about pursuing her passion despite a life-changing injury.
Ever since the age of four, I’ve been a horseback rider. It never occurred to me that a day might come when I wouldn’t be able to ride. But March 7, 2010, was that day.
It was a normal Sunday afternoon. As usual, I had woken up late. I was showering and started feeling some cramping in my lower back, which wasn’t uncommon because I was being treated for a stress fracture in my lumbar spine. I was out of the shower and partially dressed when it happened — the explosion of pain.
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