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Disney's Animal Kingdom is working on a tiny mystery. Lilly, a western lowland gorilla born at the theme park last year, is very small. She weighs just 10 pounds, less than half of what a gorilla her age should weigh. Disney's Animal Programs team...
Tags: Brain, Human Body, Physiology, Celebration, Health
For Jason and Hollie Costa, falling in love with feisty 5-year-old Daeonna Smith was the easy part. Deciding whether to parent a child with special needs, however, tested their resolve. The Columbia couple didn't know anything about spina bifida, the...
South Florida's Lissette Garcia represented the Sunshine State in the 2011 Miss USA pageant this month. A medical student in addition to a beauty queen, she eats lots of vegetables (and chocolate) and exercises up to six days a week, sometimes twice a...
Clearly there are special nutrition needs before, during and after pregnancy. According to the American Dietetic Association, pregnant and breast-feeding women may be at risk for nutrient deficiencies due to increased nutrient requirements. Therefore,...
It is the bottom line when it comes to California’s economy, and it’s long - out the door and around the building, down one hall, through one room, then down another hall. The thousands who queued for the chance to apply for work Wednesday are...
Virginia ranked 48th, or third from the bottom, among states for providing all needed support services to families of special-needs children, according to a report released Tuesday. The Commonwealth Fund, a private foundation headquartered in New York...
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...
Tags: Schools, Physical Conditions, Health
Aberdeen: Memorial services for Robert S. Thompson, 92, of Aberdeen will be 11 a.m. Monday, June 6, at Plymouth Congregational Church, Aberdeen. The Rev. Jill Warner will officiate. Private inurnment will be held at Groton Union Cemetery preceding the...
Chicago aldermen spent hours Wednesday offering homages to the departing Mayor Richard Daley, lauding his civic passion, political guts and even his my-way-or-the-highway tendencies. The abundant praise from all but a few City Council members was...
FOX 17 ReporterThe drizzly start to the Fifth Third River Bank Run in downtown Grand Rapids certainly didn’t dampen spirits. The crowds were enthusiastic and there were a lot of inspirational people to meet like Wonhwi Lee of Zeeland. Lee is 78 years old and...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsWhat's recreational for some, is therapeutic for others. Behind the eyes of a thousand pound horse sits the ability to change the lives of people, like Patrick McCowan. "He is pretty high functioning but he has the severe communication problem that comes...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelTALLAHASSEE — 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...
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