Puppy With Special Needs Is Thriving After Physical Therapy
A 10-week-old French bulldog with hydrocephalus , a condition that causes an accumulation of fluid in the brain, is fighting for his life and stealing hearts along the way. The adorable puppy, named Herbie, is making remarkable process, according to the women working to help him. Herbie was brought
Man Calls Police Claiming Wife Shot Herself in the Head: Part 1
Tom and Ashley Fallis were celebrating the New Year with friends and family at a party at their house.
How a Target Shopping Cart Changed This Family's Life
Shopping at Target: A seemingly simple task that thousands of people do every day. But for one family, their weekly trip to the Target store in Dardenne Prairie, Missouri, was filled with stress. Until this week. Adam Standiford's daughter, Savannah, has a rare chromosomal deletion that causes
Toddler Receives 3-D Printed Implant After Head Swells to Three Times Normal Size
A Chinese toddler was reportedly helped when doctors used a 3-D printed titanium implant to reshape her skull after a rare birth defect left her head triple its normal size. Named Hanhan, according to Reuters and Getty Images, the girl underwent surgery to treat congenital hydrocephalus , a
The Dishes That Won 8 Kid Chefs a Spot at a White House 'State Dinner'
Children are notorious for being picky eaters. But on Friday, First Lady Michelle Obama will host an Epicurus-minded group of 54 kid chefs for the White House's "Kids State Dinner" who not only debunk the stereotype but are taking the latest in kid-friendly cuisine to the next level. The invitees,
Why This 6-Year-Old Received an Honorary High School Diploma
A terminally ill 6-year-old from Waverly, Illinois, was honored at a local high school's graduation ceremony last week after the senior class requested that he be given a diploma. Jordan Planitz, 6, who suffers from MPPH syndrome (megalencephaly, polymicrogyria, polydactyly and hydrocephalus ) has
Baby Cracks Up Clearly Hearing Parents for First Time
At just 2 years old, Dylan Lipton-Lesser has defied doctors’ prognoses multiple times. Born 11 weeks early, Dylan was stuck in the neonatal intensive care unit for 101 days after he suffered brain bleeding in addition to gastrointestinal issues. His mere survival through the NICU was...
How Texas Family Is Mourning Marlise Munoz, Now That LIfe Support Pulled
The husband of a pregnant brain-dead Texas woman who was removed from life support on Sunday has named the fetus Nicole, according to a Facebook post from the local firefighters’ union, which has been supporting the Munoz family through its months-long ordeal. “RIP Marlise and Nicole Machado Munoz.
Pregnant Texas Woman Taken Off Life Support
A pregnant Texas woman has been removed from life support after months of legal wrangling between her family, who wanted her removed from the machines, and the hospital, which said it had a legal duty to keep her alive while her fetus was viable. Marlise Munoz was removed from life support around
Family 'Preparing' to Bury Mother After Judge's Life Support Ruling
After a judge ruled that a brain dead woman should be taken off life support, the family of Marlise Munoz is finally preparing for her burial, according to lawyers. Munoz has been on life support since a suspected pulmonary embolism rendered her brain dead in November. On Friday, a judge ordered