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‘There’s never a day I don’t shed a tear about him, but I have that bit of comfort’ – Man (22) donated his organs and saved others

Rachael Fegan. Photo: Lorcan Doherty ‘There’s never a day I don’t shed a tear about him, but I have that bit of comfort’ – Man (22) donated his organs and saved others Independent.ie It’s the phone call no parent ever wants to get: Rachael Fegan was in Australia when she discovered her son had been… Read More »

Viewpoints: Lessons On The Brain’s Downward Spiral During Substance Abuse; Don’t Wait To Confront Alzheimer’s

Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. Stat: Addiction Often Begins With A ‘Beautiful’ Boy Or Girl  In the American mind, drug addiction happens only to people “born under a bad sign.” That’s just not true. Worse, it implies that success in life protects individuals from addiction. Throughout my 50-year career working… Read More »

6 Minnesota Kids Have Developed a Rare, Polio-Like Illness—and Health Officials Don’t Know Why

Six Minnesota children have recently been diagnosed with a rare, polio-like nervous system disorder that can cause paralysis — and the cluster is concerning and puzzling state health officials. The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has since mid-September received a half-dozen reports of children with acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), a severe condition that typically affects… Read More »