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Jackie Kessler doesn't want to anyone to forget about her son, Jacob. Her son died two hours after he was born on June 11, 2011, from a chromosome defect called Trisomy 13. She knew about the defect while he was in the womb and knew that he only had...
Researchers have linked air pollution and birth defects among pregnant women in the San Joaquin Valley, according to a study by Stanford University School of Medicine. The study looked at women between 1997 and 2006, including 806 whose pregnancies were...
"Starbuck" is a big, fat French-Canadian hug of a movie, a sperm-donations-gone-wrong farce that manages the occasional belly laugh but also offers moving takes on parenthood, family and what it means to grow up. David Wozniak (Patrick Huard) makes...
Staff WriterMessiah’s parents are living every parent’s nightmare. “It hurts, the feeling. It’s part of healing, I guess. We have to feel this, and hopefully we won’t forget him, and we’ll always be with him, he’ll always be...
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND -- Alecia Danch has faced unusual odds on her path to learning taekwondo. The 22-year-old South Bend woman was born with mental and physical disabilities, and some things that most people take for granted are challenges for her. Walking can...
Tags: Taekwon-Do, Sports
Emily Rapp is not one to sugarcoat hard truths, including the brutal diagnosis she and her husband received in January 2011 when they took their then-9-month-old son to a pediatric ophthalmologist because of concerns about developmental delays. Ronan,...
What pesticides are Maryland families exposed to on a regular basis? Good luck finding out. There's simply no way for the average person to discover what chemicals are being applied to farm fields or even backyards. Worse, it's nearly impossible for...
Channel 2 NewsVeteran musher Aaron Burmeister is racing with the hope of preventing fetal alcohol syndrome. Burmeister, who was born and raised in Nome, says after spending time in multiple villages across the state, he's seen first-hand the effects alcohol has on...
The 9.0-magnitude Tohoku-Oki earthquake and resulting tsunami that triggered a meltdown at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station has resulted in only a small increase in lifetime cancer risks for people living nearby, and an even smaller...
Reporter/Lynchburg Bureau ChiefFrom the moment a new baby arrives, the worry begins for a mother. "You come home and you're just like 'okay, now it's my responsibility to take care of them. What do I do?'," said Amy Carr, a Lynchburg mother who just delivered her second child this...
In the mid-1980s, the emerging AIDS epidemic was a high-profile target of vocal conservatives. Politicians and the religious right called for sweeping measures against those diagnosed with AIDS, including quarantine of patients, mandatory screening of...
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