| Dec 17, 2012
| 8:37 AM
For the Jennings family, the unknown is a real part of their lives. Vanessa, 11, and Jacob, 7, were diagnosed with a rare disease in 2008. At the time, Vanessa was 7 and Jacob just 2. Doctors had been testing Vanessa since she was about 2 years old in...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 4:37 PM
Robert Brown was healthy, willing and a good match: So why not give a kidney to his wife, who otherwise would need dialysis?
There was just one potential obstacle: Brown was 74, an age once unthinkable for a kidney donor.
For this retired psychologist...
| Apr 14, 2013
GLASTONBURY — A few years ago, Glastonbury lacrosse coach Kris Cofiell was wondering why one of her players, Courtney Peterson, was helping out with a fundraiser for cystic fibrosis.
"Her [older] sister said, 'Courtney has it,'" Cofiell recalled...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 4:34 PM
This Sunday a group of mom's & teachers from Lincoln Elementary School inElmhurst hosted a big fundraiser, Ella's Day, for the daughter of two teachers …...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 9:12 PM
Some special needs children have such rare genetic chromosomal disorders that it can be difficult for parents to even locate other survivors, let alone to ever dream about meeting them....
| Jun 8, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Bill O'Brien last week made his third Lehigh Valley appearance since becoming Penn State's head football coach, but this visit was more personal. O'Brien spoke at the Lauren's First and Goal Foundation camp, attended by a record 2,105 high school......
| Mar 21, 2012
Researchers at Loyola University Medical Center have recently made a discovery that could be the first significant step toward helping the body's immune system put up a more effective fight against severe infections and possibly cancer.
In a study...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 8:18 AM
Rick Santorum's youngest child, Isabella, who has a condition similar to Down Syndrome, was taken to the hospital Friday morning.
"Rick and his wife Karen have taken their daughter Bella to the hospital. The family requests prayers and privacy as Bella...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 7:09 AM
Mitt Romney's campaign, who was scheduled to launch an attack Monday on Rick Santorum across Pennsylvania, pulled back as the former senator has stepped off the trail to be with his hospitalized daughter.
"We have done this out of deference to Sen....
| Apr 10, 2012
| 3:09 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Rick Santorum's campaign says the presidential
candidate's 3-year-old daughter, Bella, has been released from a
Virginia hospital and is settling in at home with her parents.
Bella, who suffers from a rare genetic condition called...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 8:49 AM
A bruise, quite simply, is the booby prize that comes with life's lumps and bumps.
It's what you see when blood leaks out of blood vessels into tissues of skin, mucous membranes or other organs, including muscle and bone. Most of the time, it's nothing...