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Spina Bifida (INACTIVE)

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  • Former patient delivers 1,600 Christmas gifts to kids at Riley

    Former patient delivers 1,600 Christmas gifts to kids at Riley
    A former Riley patient is bringing Christmas cheer to those still there during the holidays. Monday, BJ Yoho delivered 1,600 toys to patients at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health. BJ was born with Spina Bifida and has had 16 surgeries,...
  • Santa swaps reindeer for Harleys

    Santa swaps reindeer for Harleys
    Kids waved and toddlers covered their ears as Santa rolled up in a red convertible escorted by about 20 Harleys. They pulled into the parking lot of Pretend City Children's Museum in Irvine as the final stop on their annual toy drive. They had just...
  • Bikes for disabled kids

    Bikes for disabled kids
    Many kids will find a shiny new bike under their Christmas tree next week. But some parents can't get their kids a bike, because often children with disabilities either can't ride a bike or they need a special one that's very expensive. A new organization...
  • The people you meet in heaven

     
    Well deserved kudos in the Voice of the People column today for Scott Stantis' cartoon on the death of Maggie Daley (right). If you don't get at least a little choked up at this image -- knowing that Kevin Daley......
  • A ‘real surprise’: Teacher wins both Ms. Congeniality and Ms. Wheelchair Illinois

     
    After winning the Ms. Congeniality Award, Kimberly Brown figured she had no shot at winning Ms. Wheelchair Illinois. Most contests use that award as a …...
  • Naperville residents make three-wheel dreams come true

     
    Dailyherald.com reports: For Francessca “Frankie” Robertson, riding a bicycle was an unlikely dream — let alone being able to pedal fast enough to keep up …...
  • Florida woman uses Craigslist in search of a new kidney

     
    Selina Hodge is hoping that Craigslist can help her find a new kidney....
  • Troubled disability agency expected to shore up deficit

     
    TALLAHASSEE — State economists were told by the Agency for Persons with Disabilities on Monday that the money-challenged department would finish this fiscal year without a deficit — ending a streak of over-spending that prompted Gov. Rick...
  • With entitlement costs growing, Scott wants an audit

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott ordered an investigation into cost-overruns at the state's agency for the disabled Tuesday, saying he wanted more information on ongoing deficits as it grapples with the soaring health-care costs of thousands of...
  • Caveman diet draws grunts from nutritionists

    Caveman diet draws grunts from nutritionists
    Would adopting the diet our caveman ancestors supposedly ate allow modern-day Americans live longer, healthier lives? Proponents of the Paleo diet (for Paleolithic) say that meals packed with fresh fruits and vegetables and heavy doses of lean...
  • Buena Vista parents celebrate a milestone after doctors say their child has a 50/50 chance of living

    Buena Vista parents celebrate a milestone after doctors say their child has a 50/50 chance of living
    What if your child was only given a 50 - 50 chance of living?  Two parents in Buena Vista faced that very real possibility when their daughter was born with a birth defect after a healthy pregnancy. While many people have heard of Muscular Dystrophy,...
  • Parents Upset at Proposed Special-Needs School Closure

    Parents Upset at Proposed Special-Needs School Closure
    The Kansas City Missouri School District may not be done closing schools, as a school for special needs saved from the chopping block last year is now back up for debate much to the chagrin of some area parents. The Delano School is the only school in...