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A former Riley patient is bringing Christmas cheer to those still there during the holidays. Monday, BJ Yoho delivered 1,600 toys to patients at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health. BJ was born with Spina Bifida and has had 16 surgeries,...
Jennifer Jean Strack, 45, died Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, due to complications from spina bifida. A private family memorial service will be arranged. Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg, W.Va.
BOYNE FALLS -- Challenge Mountain is calling anyone interested in volunteering to rally together at 9 a.m. Dec. 8, for volunteer registration, training and lunch at the organization's lodge near Boyne Falls. "Time is the most valuable thing a person has,...
VarietyIndividuals overcome adversity by turning liabilities into assets in "Seeds of Resiliency." Despite its clunkily sententious title, Susan Polis Schutz's edifying docu preaches by example, letting interviewees demonstrate their success. A teenager with...
Daily American Staff WriterSomerset County Shriners want people to know that they are not a cult. Yes, they may wear red hats that look like upside down flower pots (fezzes) and drive little cars in parades, but they have a mission: to provide pediatric health care for children...
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...
Waiting for things to happen was never Mary Ann Moran's style. She first laid eyes on Jack Hession in 1956 — nearly a year after they both graduated from high school — and she did her best to get his attention. "I was with a group of...
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October is Spina Bifida Awareness Month. Spina bifida is the most common permanently disabling birth defect, affecting 166,000 Americans. Kentucky has one of the highest rates in the country. Spina bifida is a birth defect that results in the spinal cord...
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The Hartford CourantOver the past year, I've heard from folks from all different political backgrounds — Republicans, Democrats and independents — who are shocked and angry about political efforts to interfere with women's health. This new brand of Republicans...
FOX 17 NewsIt's one of the most common birth defects, but chances are you haven't heard of Hydrocephalus. Donna West hadn't either, until her baby daughter Willow was diagnosed with the condition. "We were scared, we cried. We definitely looked at her wanting to...
Tags: Birth Defects, Brain
Raymond Martin struck nothing but gold in the Paralympics. The University of Illinois freshman finished his competition with four wins in four events by taking the wheelchair 200 meters Saturday at the London Olympic Stadium. Martin's winning time in...
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