| Aug 31, 2012
| 8:03 PM
The first thing people noticed about Daniel Orslene was his infectious smile.
"Danny is and will forever be the heart of Somerset," his brother David Orslene said.
Daniel, 40, died Monday. Even though he was born with spina bifida, a birth...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 9:26 AM
Tatyana McFadden, a junior at the University of Illinois and two-time Chicago Marathon wheelchair winner, has added a first Paralympic gold medal to an already impressive career resume.
McFadden romped to victory in the 400 meters Monday at London’...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 9:10 AM
It'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...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 3:33 PM
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...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 12:42 PM
Daniel Romanchuk gives you a blank stare when you try and explain to him why he is an inspiration. He looks confused — why would anybody care to see him race, legs tucked under him, neck crammed forward, and be inspired? He's just a kid who likes to...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 7:32 PM
More than 3,600 Virginians with intellectual disabilities are on an "urgent" needs waiting list for a coveted ID/MR Medicaid waiver which would provide them the range of services and support they need. They have cerebral palsy and autism, Down Syndrome,...
| Jan 18, 2012
January is the time for resolutions and as commissioner of the Chicago Department of Public Health, Dr. Bechara Choucair is responsible for the wellness goals of an entire city.
The department recently created a new public health agenda called "Healthy...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 9:11 PM
Question: I can't decide whether I should get a flu shot. I'm two months pregnant. What are your thoughts?
Answer: It's a good idea for everyone 6 months of age and older to get a vaccination against influenza. This is especially true for pregnant...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 7:31 PM
Four year old Landyn Grove has been a fighter since birth. Abandoned at birth by her biological parents, she was born two months premature with a multitude of medical conditions including water on the brain and spina bifida, which has left her legs...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 6:10 PM
Some very lucky kids got to experience the thrill of the open water Tuesday.
Campers at Camp Riley near Martinsville got to take part in adaptive water skiing.
It’s all done in partnership with the Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana for kids who...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 6:15 PM
Like other toddlers, Jaidyn Beam is always full of smiles. The 1-year-old keeps on smiling, despite the many medical difficulties he has endured throughout his first year of life.
The son of Merissa Sandusky and Jason Beam of Johnstown was diagnosed...