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Doctors Return Baby To the Womb After Performing Life Saving Surgery

Baby Cabellotrejo’s birth is a special day not just for his parents but also for the doctors at Texas Children's Fetal Center. Diagnosed with a very large lung mass, the surgeons performed an open fetal surgery to save his life. The post Doctors Return Baby To the Womb After Performing Life Saving Surgery appeared first on Growing Your Baby.

26 Couture designer cupcakes images to inspire your fashionista party

source It's safe to say that the cupcake craze is over. It had a good run. But just because $5.00 cupcakes and trendy cupcake shops and cupcake-focused reality TV shows aren't the it thing anymore doesn't mean we still can't enjoy a good couture designer cupcake. Show More Summary

Jacques Servier, 92, Dies; Accused of Hiding the Risks of Drugs

1 hour agoHealth : NYT: Health

Laboratoires Servier, the pharmaceutical company founded by Mr. Servier, was hailed as a champion of French business until its diabetes drug was withdrawn from the market.

How to Reunite with a Person Living with Dementia

When Alzheimer's strikes it comes with an all encompassing confusion on the part of the Alzheimer's caregiver and the person living with Alzheimer's or a related dementia. Bob DeMarcoAlzheimer's Reading RoomReunite: come together orShow More Summary

cycling the Carretera Austral

2 hours agoFitness / Hiking :

In Chile. Mike Howarth: … a grand feat of engineering linking the remote and isolated communities of Puerto Montt in the north with Villa O’Higgins in the south. Perhaps a curiouser byproduct is that of the adoption of this rough … Continue reading ?

Grilled Broccoli and Shrimp Salad

After grilling broccoli once, you’re going to wonder why you’ve never thought of cooking it this way before. Charred and crispy around the edges, tender with just a little bit of crunch, grilling brings out the best in broccoli. Toss grilled broccoli in a big bowl with lime and chili grilled shrimp and you’ve got […]

Build Your Self-Esteem with These 3 Simple Exercises

Feelings of self-worth are central to your mental health. However, maintaining your self-esteem can be a challenge when other people are rude, insulting, or critical of you. Practicing these 3 simple exercises will help inoculate against those threats to your sense of worth and help you gain self-understanding in the process. read more

‘Freelee the Banana Girl’ Eats Up to 51 Bananas a Day

A woman from Australia says her almost all-fruit diet has led to her thin physique and all-around better health. ‘Freelee the Banana Girl’ Eats Up to 51 Bananas a Day is a post from: CalorieLab - Health News & Information Blog


4 hours agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

TWO GRANDMOTHERS FIRST AIRPLANE FLIGHT Just about every TGB reader has sent this or shorter versions of it. Here's the whole thing. ELDERS VOLUNTEER WITH FOSTER KIDS FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING Tom Delmore of crowsperch sent this story from PBS about...

Tom Granville Lost 70 Pounds For the Love of His Daughter and Hockey

After his first marriage ended in divorce, Tom Granville never thought he would experience the joy of parenthood. When his second wife gave birth to their baby girl, he found joy he never knew was missing in his life. Then Tom’s doctor delivered some unsettling news. At 450 pounds with high blood pressure and pounding [...]

Eleven. Eleven!

I think I have this voice recognition thing figured out now. I hadn’t noticed that you can change the language settings! I had it on American English, which made me sound like a drunken lunatic. But thanks to Tamakikat‘s sage comment I discovered that you can download other languages. First I changed it to A stray Read More

Ask D’Mine: Anger Isn’t the Only Option (Part 1)

Welcome back to our weekly diabetes advice column, Ask D’Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois. We received a note from a reader recently that just begged for attention. His query was so long, in… The post Ask D’Mine: Anger Isn’t the Only Option (Part 1) appeared first on DiabetesMine: the all things diabetes blog.


The third mate, the man at the controls of the ferry that sank off the coast of South Korea, had never before navigated those waters, officials now say.

Weekly Wrap: Nightmare on Clifton Road - Freddy Krueger is Coming for the CDC

By Dan Olmsted I hope the CDC is enjoying these warm spring days and basking in the sunshine of mainstream media love during Autism Awareness Month. But I strongly suspect that the shadow of darker times ahead is starting to...

Dr. Keith Ablow on Justina Pellietier Children's Hospital Of Boston Medical Freedom Case

Managing Editor's Note: We in the autism community have been watching the Justina Pelletier case with horror (there is no softer word) as Children's Hospital of Boston took the teen from her family earlier this year. Dr. Keith Ablow, popular...

Tripping over a Trigger

Joe and I had gone out for lunch with friends and, on the way home, decided that we'd stop at Shoppers Drug Mart to pick up a couple things we needed. As it was Good Friday, we were surprised to see them open and even more surprisedShow More Summary

Lost. So lost.

9 hours agoHealth / Fitness : Jill Outside

I am working on improving my navigational skills. It is a terrifying prospect. In my early 20s, I leaned on friends to handle much of the route-finding on backpacking trips through Utah's canyon country. By my late 20s, I was leaning on GPS. Show More Summary

Understanding detox

Detoxing is a period of time during which you go through withdrawal. While detox is a highly individual experience, it's usually pretty uncomfortable. More on understanding detox here.

Lab Notes: Study: Circumcision Benefits Exceed Risks; Most Foodborne Illnesses Are on the Rise

10 hours agoHealth / Weight Loss : CalorieLab

This past week's top story: Circumcision rates in the U.S. are down from 83% in the 1960s to 77% as of 2010, and that's unfortunate, according to a report which says that the procedure’s health benefits outweigh its risks and drawbacks by a factor of more than 100 to one. Show More Summary

Types of Massages and Their Benefits

When we think of getting a massage, our mind may conjure up images of fancy spas; while massages can certainly be an indulgence, they are also a powerful way to improve our overall health, and relieve symptoms of specific health conditions. Show More Summary

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