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Mother & Daughter Celebrate Victory Over 'Meth'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- "August marks our daughter's fifth year since conquering meth at Narconon California," comments Susan, mother of five and teacher who recalls living with a meth addict. "One day she'd be very nice and the next you'd have thought Satan walked thro...

Houston Mother Who Nearly Lost Her Daughter to Influenza Joins American Lung Association's Faces of Influenza Campaign to Promote Annual Vaccination

American Lung Association Supports National Influenza Vaccination Week (December 8-14); Urges Immunization Throughout the Winter and Spring HOUSTON, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Local mother Daina Maxwell has joined the American Lung Association of the Central States to bring Faces of Influenz...

Malcolm X Daughter Travels to Ancestral Home; Joins Muslim-American Leadership to Fight Malaria in Mali

NEW YORK, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In her 2002 book "Growing Up X," Ilyasah Shabazz describes growing up as the daughter of martyred civil rights leader Malcolm X. More recently, Ms. Shabazz has delved deeper into her family tree, discovering her roots in the African nation of Mali. ...

Mother and Daughter Create Lead-Free/Safe Bibs and Solve Messy Mealtime Problems

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- With nationwide recalls of led-laced baby bibs, led is a top concern for parents. The problem for parents is "What do I do with all of this lead information? Now what do I buy? How do I keep my child clean if I can't use the available bibs?" Bibs are a nece...

Father and Daughter From Tanzania Receive Their First Medical Examination in Newport Beach

IN AMERICA FOR THE KIDS OF KILIMANJARO ANNUAL GALA Program provides school lunches to over 10,000 students in poor region of Tanzania ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When Mary and Joseph Mwanisawa agreed to travel over 15,000...

Mother Donates Eggs So Daughter can Give Birth

In a medical first, a Canadian mother has frozen some of her eggs so her seven-year-old daughter can give birth should her genetic disorder make her infertile as an adult, a physician said Tuesday. If Flavie Boivin should become infertile, her mother's eggs could make it possible for her t...

Boyfriend Bites Off Lip and Ear of 3-year-old Daughter of His Girlfriend

Apparently there is just no end to bizarre things that can happen in that melting pot of the world, the capitalist paradise . A 3-year-old girl is attacked savagely by her mothers boyfriend, for months. All that the mother would do is to attempt some treatment for the poor child, but she wo...

Impoverished Parents sell their Daughter to Treat their Ailing Kids

The impoverished parents of 16-year-old Robina Bibi in Pakistan's North West Frontier Province (NWFP) had never thought of selling their daughter// , but poverty forced them to look for buyers. It was the only option that Robina's parents - Sakeena Bibi, 40, and her husband Izat Gul, 43 - cou...

£300,000 Compensation For Family After Death Of Daughter Following Deliver

Diane Price, mother of two, aged 24 years, bled to death following delivery of a stillborn baby, five years ago. Her family, which was traumatized// owing to the mother’s death, would now be offered a £300,000 compensation for the negligent act. Swansea NHS Trust also admitted liability for breach ...

Mother And Daughter Suspected to Be Witches, Killed

Anita Mandal and her two-year-old daughter were drowned in the River Ganga after a village exorcist in West Bengal convinced her relatives that the two were witches//. Police were able to recover their bodies in the Manickchawk area of Malda district in north region of the state. They had initi...

Therapy Modulates Highly Sensitized Immune System to Let Mother Give Kidney to Daughter

As the holidays approached last year, Soraya Kohanzadeh, 30, Muir Beach, CA, was living day to day, extremely ill, with no hope and expecting to live a shortened life// dependent on kidney dialysis. She needed a kidney transplant but because her “anti-donor” antibody levels were so high, her doctor...

Woman In Coma Gives Birth To Daughter

An American woman who had gone into coma when she was four months pregnant, had been proclaimed //as brain dead, and was on life support. Susan Torres, 26, had given birth to a two-month premature daughter, while being on life support. The medical practitioners of the Virginia Hospital Center ...

National Alliance for Hispanic Health Applauds Confirmation of Sonia Sotomayor as the Nation's 111th Supreme Court Justice

...the U.S. Senate to be our nation's next Supreme Court Justice is a moment of great pride for all Americans. As a Latina and a mother, I can say to my daughter that all dreams are possible," said Dr. Jane L. Delgado, President and CEO of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, the nation's leading Hispanic...

Pre-chewed Food Could Transmit HIV

...Gaur said. Also, genetic testing, led by Kalish at the CDC, showed that the daughter had been infected with the same HIV strain as the mother. "Fortuna... and she asked about pre-mastication. It turned out this mother had fed her daughter pre-chewed food," Gaur said. When Gaur contacted Dominguez at the ...

American Health Assistance Foundation & Asbury Methodist Village to Host Special Community Screenings and Discussion of HBO Series The Alzheimer's Project

...orker for Morning Glory Terrace, the special neighborhood at the Wilson Health Care Center that serves those with dementia. Ms. Mansfield is also the daughter of a mother with Alzheimer's disease. Barbara will address some of the more difficult challenges that caregiver's face and the need for car...

The Max Cure Foundation Announces Its First Charity Benefit: The 'Roar for a Cure' Carnival to Be Held on Saturday, August 22, 2009

...o to: www.mskcc.org . ABOUT KATY'S COURAGE FUND Katy Stewart is ten years old and lives with her family in Sag Harbor, N.Y. She is the daughter of two Eastern Long Island educators -- Jim, a teacher and wrestling, soccer and tennis coach at East Hampton High School; and Brigid, assistant princ...

Parent's Guide to Cord Blood Foundation Introduces New Brochure During Cord Blood Awareness Month to Address Critical Education Gap

...e cells to be thrown away as medical waste should be a last choice option." Dr. Verter founded the Parent's Guide to Cord Blood in 1998 after her daughter Shai died of leukemia. What started as a small community service, has grown to become one of the leading parent resources on all aspects of cord bloo...

New Urine Drug Test to Detect for 6 Major Drugs, Now Available at Drugstore.com -- 'DrugConfirm' Is a New Revolutionary Urine Drug Test

...option to send the urine sample to the lab for a confirmation screening for extra validation. Two-thirds of parents would ask their teenage son or daughter to take a home drug test as a means of keeping them away from drugs, according to a 2006 survey of 2,064 parents around the country by Washington, D.C...

Bladder Cancer No Longer a Death Sentence

... lot to live for. A thriving construction business, a precious 11 year old daughter and a happy long-term relationship. When he was diagnosed with bladder can...ely cancer free. I stay on a maintenance program. I am going to watch my daughter grow up. I married my long time sweetheart. I only wish I would have foun...

Polycystic ovarian syndrome: New light on its causes and its effect on brothers

...challenge of pregnancy can indicate the future cardiovascular health of both the mother and the child. What we don't know is whether giving birth to a daughter who later develops PCOS is associated with increased, long term cardiovascular disease risk in the mother. Nor do we know whether conditions underlyin...

Al Copeland Day Lives on Through Efforts To Cure Merkel Cell Carcinoma

...very symbolic to be making a donation towards research to eliminate the cancer that took my father's life," said Charli Copeland Womac, Mr. Copeland's daughter and co-president of the Al Copeland Foundation. "Al Copeland Day was crowned by the State of Louisiana on June 28, 1989 for his dedication to philant...

Teens With Eating Disorders Benefit From Parents' Help

...then purge, Bermudez said. It doesn't always work, he said, but it is generally viewed as promising and effective. The approach did work for the daughter of Deborah, a 50-something mother in Orlando, Fla. She and her husband were stunned when their daughter, Allison, now 25, told them she needed help. "...

Multivu Video Feed: JDRF International Chairman Mary Tyler Moore Testifies on the Need for Federal Funding for Type 1 Diabetes Research

... four with type 1 diabetes, Patrick, 17; Samuel, 12; Sarah, 10; and Oliver, 5 of Nashville, Tenn . Brian Kenny , ESPN broadcaster, father of daughter with type 1 diabetes Alisa Weilerstein , concert cellist, has type 1 diabetes Kalilah Allen-Harris , Miss Black USA 2007, has type 1...

Insurance May Be Hazardous to Your Health: "They Figured It Was Cheaper to Kill Me"

...alk about it. She testified before the California legislature and even helped deliver caskets to key legislators in protest. Now, after seeing a daughter and a grandson suffer at the hands of insurers, she is launching a non-profit to help patients reform health insurance, and plans to tell her story to...

Ken May Re-Elected for Second Term as Chairman of the Board of March of Dimes

...ards our goal of giving every baby a healthy start in life." Mr. May's daughter Alexa was born 12 weeks prematurely, weighing only 2 pounds and spent three...s wife, Tosha May, credit March of Dimes-funded research with helping their daughter survive. A long-time volunteer for the Foundation, he was first elected to...

For Every Blow to the Head, Quick Action Is Urged

...od clot forms. That then squeezes the brain." Richardson's death, though, is known to have saved at least one life. An Ohio couple whose 7-year-old daughter had been struck in the temple two days earlier by a baseball hit by her dad rushed the girl to a doctor after watching a news report on Richardson, ac...

Omega-3 EPA: Treatment for a Heart Condition

...women in 2002. (3) For Dr Jav Nazemi and his family, the discovery that his daughter Roxana, 12 at the time, had a heart condition caused by the rare condition ... discovery that there wasn't anything on the market that was quite what our daughter needed. We decided there and then that we would invest what we could into c...

Principal Management Group Walks to Fight Blindness

... in Dallas, Texas. PMG employees walked with other Bonnie Believers in support of not only the Foundation for Blindness but also for Bonnie Price, the daughter of Laura Price, SVP of Principal Management Group of North Texas. Employees also contributed pre and post race with accounting and security assistance...

‘HairConfirm' Is First Drug Test of Its Kind to Report Low/Medium/High Usage; Now Available at Local Discount Drug Marts

...l drug history report. Data can differentiate between recreational user and addictive user. Two-thirds of parents would ask their teenage son or daughter to take a home drug test as a means of keeping them away from drugs, according to a 2006 survey of 2,064 parents around the country by Washington, D.C...

GECKO Founder to Race 135 Miles Across Death Valley in the Badwater Ultramarathon to Raise Funds and Awareness for New Nonprofit Dedicated to Helping Kids Get Outdoors

...reater good. GECKO, Giving Every Child Knowledge of the Outdoors, was inspired by the transformation that founder, Morgan Murri witnessed in his daughter following her participation in the National Outdoor Leadership School. "I run for something bigger than myself, GECKO is the purpose behind why I ru...

Twelve Year-Old Girl With Facial Paralysis Is Smiling Again After Cutting-Edge Facial Plastic Surgery

...a where her parents hoped to find a qualified plastic surgeon to help their daughter look as happy on the outside as she felt on the inside. Turns out, it wasn'... Adyana's family searched for years and years to find someone to help their daughter regain her smile. After poring through newspapers, magazines and on the Int...

Computers Causing Injuries in the Home

...of children injured by falling TVs, shelves and dressers has risen 41 percent. Recently, former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson's 4-year-old daughter was accidentally strangled by a treadmill cord. As much as possible, parents need to supervise their children, said Chrissy Cianflone, director o...

Spurwink Services Unveils Spruce Point

...always imagined my son would live with my husband and me forever," explains Mrs. Walters. "To me Justin was living a good and fulfilling life. Then my daughter came home for a visit and pointed out to me that it was time to consider an alternate living arrangement for Justin. I approached Spurwink to create a...

iUniverse Hosts Canadian Storytellers, Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Advocate for BookExpo America 2009 Book Signings

... children across Canada. Cassalina's memoir, Beyond Breathing (iUniverse, 2009), is a heart-wrenching story about life with and the loss of her daughter Jean Marie, who battled cystic fibrosis. During her journey, Cassalina learns that lessons emanate from her children, and rediscovers the beauty of li...

Contracts adding legal twist to family health care

...e for the amount of time the gifts would have covered health-care costs. For example, if a patient in a nursing home costing $5,000 per month gave her daughter a residence worth $200,000, the penalty period would be 40 months. But there are no penalties if the assets are part of a family caregiver agreemen...

World's First Animatronic Animal Therapy Program Set to Open

... in therapy, increasing attention and motivation and providing a safer, more controlled environment with which to engage in therapy. "Although my daughter had been in therapy twice before with real dolphins, she responded in a way to TAD that we could have never dreamed possible," said Rosie Petrozzin...

National Alliance for Hispanic Health Applauds Nomination of Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court

...-- "Judge Sotomayor's nomination to be a Supreme Court justice is a moment of great pride for all Americans. As a Latina and a mother, I can say to my daughter that all dreams are possible," said Dr. Jane L. Delgado, President and CEO of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, the nation's leading Hispanic...

New Memoir Details Effects of Alzheimer's on Family

... daughter Recounts Time Spent Caring for Parents with Alzheimer's in Heartfelt New Book STERLING, Va., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- In her new collection of memo...

The Scleroderma Foundation Applauds Introduction of First Bill In Congress Promoting Research and Awareness of Scleroderma

... I am so thankful to Congresswoman Capps for taking up our cause. When Cynthia and I met with her, we knew she would do whatever she could to help my daughter and scleroderma patients across the country. She is our angel ." "The Scleroderma Foundation is proud to be in the forefront of advocating for g...

NAMI Magazine Cover Features President Obama

.../obama The cover photo shows Obama sitting at a picnic table in a park in Billings, Montana talking with Matt, his wife Sandy and their infant daughter during the 2008 campaign. Inside the issue, Kuntz shares the conversation he had with the President aboard the Inaugural train, where he presented him...
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