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email@example.comSince opening its doors last April, Blue Bird Market also has opened up hearts and interests for Wilderness Trace Child Development Center, a local preschool for children from birth to age 5 with and without disabilities. Libby Suttles, marketing...
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Clark County Health DepartmentNational Folic Acid Awareness Week is Jan. 6-12. Folic acid is an important B vitamin that helps prevent neural tube defects (NTDs) within the baby’s brain or spine. Taking folic acid aids in the multiplication of cells, allowing proper growth and...
October is Spina Bifida Awareness Month. Spina bifida is the most common permanently disabling birth defect, affecting 166,000 Americans. Kentucky has one of the highest rates in the country. Spina bifida is a birth defect that results in the spinal cord...
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Clark County Health DepartmentBy Amy Williams Health Department Let this month draw your attention to birth defect prevention. The most common birth defects are heart defects, cleft lip, cleft palate, Down Syndrome and spina bifida. Sure, we know they exist, but did you know that...
An outraged Janet Agranoff watched in 1996 as "60 Minutes" aired a report about "dying rooms" in Chinese orphanages, where infants and toddlers — most of them girls — were left to starve. When the report ended, the obstetrician-turned-stay-at-...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsHalf-way there. Ryan Chalmers, an all-around athlete, made it to Hutchinson, the half-way point in his trek across America. The difference between his cross-county trip and that of many others before him? He’s doing so in a wheelchair. Chalmers...
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The cure has taken 25 years for retired Smithfield police officer, Kurt Beach. In his first week on the job, in January 1988, Beach used mouth-to-mouth resuscitation in an attempt to save the life of a baby with a bloody breathing tube. He tears up as...
The Baltimore SunClarksville resident Tatyana McFadden won the women's wheelchair division of the Boston Marathon on Monday, hours before the race was marred by deadly explosions near the finish line. Though McFadden added to her resume as one of the elite Paralympic...
It was a story Dorothy Atwood DeBolt enjoyed telling, one that any harried parent of young children might find somewhat familiar. The phone rang one day as the busy mother raced around her home, getting ready for an out-of-town trip and wrapping up...
When Dena Skinner was young, her mother could not stop her from drawing on the walls and floors of their home. "The bigger [the drawings], the better," Laurie Skinner said. "You'd have to lock up the crayons." Dena was later diagnosed with autism, a...
I was looking for stories to write when a colleague recommended I’d check in on Sarah Bauer, a northwest suburban woman born with spina bifida who’s in medical school. We wrote about Bauer in 2009, just as she was preparing to attend...
South Bend TribuneThe big dance. Hannah Jacobs, 17, is a fighter. And she has a bunch of friends in Plymouth who are fighting along with her. Sometimes fighting takes the form of dancing. Hannah is a junior at Plymouth High School. She serves as student president and co-...
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