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As the mom of a 16-year-old daughter with a rare disease, I’ve had to learn how to accommodate Grace’s limitations. Many daily activities became much harder after she was diagnosed with Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS). My goal is to make her life with LEMS as easy as possible, so I began researching how...
It was a landmark day they never expected to celebrate. Tristan Hall’s family were told he would not reach his first birthday – so they were delighted when he not only surpassed that but is now the proud owner of his first tooth. The brave tot celebrated his birthday in...
WHITBY — It’s been only a year since Katie Sutherland lay in a hospital bed clinging to life, but the Whitby teen is getting ready to compete in an international sports competition. Katie, 16, underwent a double lung transplant last year and since then has been building her strength back...
Josh Bigham was saved, not by fire and brimstone, but by flamebroiled cheeseburgers and Coldstone Creamery. He’s found heaven in the sugary goodness of rocky road ice cream, the hickory-smoked flavor of a perfectly grilled steak and the well-balanced blend of a sweet and spicy barbecue sauce. For 15 years,...
LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) –  on May 31 people strapped on their skates to raise money for a good cause. Chelsea Paradise was diagnosed with Huntington’s Disease 2 years ago. It’s a rare disease that destroys nerve cells in the brain, which can slow down someone’s thinking skills, and make it...
Jessica Kath has no pulse. But the 21-year old is full of heart, as her doctors have witnessed. “It’s been incredible watching her be a survivor,” says UT Southwestern cardiologist Mark Drazner. “Her story is amazing.” At birth, Jessica was diagnosed with a rare disease called Diamond-Blackfan Anemia. She doesn’t...