Your ears burn. Your eyes water. You cannot believe you just heard an experienced medical professional utter such an insensitive, ignorant comment. Parents who have received a Down syndrome diagnosis at birth share their stories.Read Full Story
Jenn McNary, mom of six, started an online campaign to plea for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to quickly approve a life-saving drug that only one son has access to — both boys have Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), a degenerative muscle disease. The fact that the Saxtons River, Vermont-based mom already met with senior agency officials at the FDA shows the power of a mother's determination and love.Read Full Story
Tawnia Lashley is a mom of two boys. In 2009, she saw her doctor for her annual exam and had no reason for concern. She was not overweight. She did not smoke. She was not sexually active at a young age. She was not older than 50. She had not had any abnormal pap readings before. She never had HPV.Read Full Story
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