Childhood Diseases News
4-year-old with inoperable brain tumor receives hundreds of books for 'Lena's Library'
When a New Jersey family found out their 4-year-old daughter had brain cancer with months to live, they channeled her strength and found a unique way to bring her happiness during her difficult battle: they asked for donations of books for "Lena's library." "Lena's strength inspires me to be
Small retailers aim for emotional ties big chains may lack
The smallest retailers will tug at shoppers' heartstrings during the holidays, aiming for an emotional experience big chains don't provide
Cancer survivor earns European Tour card at Q-School
A 6ft 9in (2.06-meter) English golfer who battled leukemia for five years as a child has earned his first European Tour card after finishing birdie-birdie in the final day of the grueling six-round Q-School tournament
Seattle dad creates spellbinding replica of Harry Potter's Diagon Alley in driveway
Some fathers build their kids tree houses, but this Seattle dad teamed up with his neighbors to give his daughters another world -- part of the wizarding world of Harry Potter , that is. It all started a few weeks ago when Seattle native Jon Chambers decided to take a break from his job in the tech
5 inspiring New York City Marathon competitors to watch
The diverse pool of more than 51,000 runners participating in the TCS New York City Marathon on Sunday will provide an incredible array of standout runners to watch on Sunday. Here are five unique runners to keep an eye on: The doctor and his patient Dr. Kevin Jiang, an orthopedic surgeon from New
Childhood and teenage obesity is on the rise
Obesity rates are rising in low- and middle-income countries, the study found.
Childhood cancer survivor returns to hospital as nurse more than 20 years later
This week, Montana Brown started working as a staff nurse in Atlanta, Georgia. It was a dream finally realized for the 24-year-old, two-time childhood cancer survivor from Atlanta. Brown is not just any new nurse at the AFLAC Cancer Center though, she's also a former patient there. Teacher snaps
Harvey is the first major hurricane to make landfall in almost 12 years
National Hurricane Center expects the storm to linger on the Texas coast for days.
Eric Trump's charity isn't the first in the family to come under scrutiny
Eric Trump is not the first member of the first family to have his eponymous charitable foundation scrutinized . The operations of President Donald Trump 's own foundation were discussed during the 2016 campaign, and the extent -- or lack thereof -- of his contributions became a point of discussion
Mom organizes State Trooper dance in honor of daughter who died of rare cancer
A moving video of a group of Texas state troopers dancing with their little girls at a father-daughter dance has captured the heart of the internet. But the story behind the video is also one of broken hearts. The troopers came together on May 20 as part of a fundraising and awareness event for