Valhalla, New York (CNN)Nicole McDonald eases her silver minivan across Bear Mountain Bridge and hooks a right onto the steep two-lane highway. Nicole makes this trip every day from her home in upstate New York to see her twin sons, Jadon and Anias. The 21-month-old boys are at Blythedale Children’s Hospital 40 miles to the […]
Stories of older celebrity fathers belie the truth. There is a male biological clock, and we have to break the taboo around it Infertility has for far too long been treated as an all-female issue. Yet in about one in six couples in this country who are experiencing problems conceiving, it is the mans infertility […]
Queenstown paper puts names of 100 people on front page amid concern the town, which attracts 2 million tourists a year, is bucking drink-drive trend A newspaper in New Zealand has taken a stance against drunk drivers by printing their names on its front page, in response to what it calls an epidemic of the […]
It is a plant that millions depend on for survival. But another, identical variety can be lethal and desperate people turning to the black market cant tell them apart Venezuela has suffered food shortages for several years but things only seem to be getting worse. People are resorting to the black market for food, skipping […]
(CNN)Last week, actress Carrie Fisher’s autopsy report contained a surprising detail: The Los Angeles medical examiner listed sleep apnea as a factor in the “Star Wars” actress’ death. Sleep apnea is when a person stops breathing while sleeping, for 10 seconds to a minute or longer. This can happen repeatedly during the night, causing blood-oxygen […]
The long read: When a 12-year-old boy lost his life as a result of an untreated tooth abscess in Maryland in 2007, his story revealed how hard it can be for people on low incomes to get the dental care they are entitled to On 11 January 2007, about 30 miles from Baltimore, a boy named […]
Expected to die, and having lost the ability to read, the Italian film producer devoted himself to a near-impossible task. Rachel Cooke meets him I meet Martino Sclavi in Islington, north London, where he shares a small flat. Its a perfectly ordinary summer morning: pigeons are cooing and somewhere far off, a siren sounds. But […]
(CNN)Two recent guests at a Las Vegas resort have contracted Legionnaires’ disease, the Southern Nevada Health District said on Friday. Legionnaires’ disease spreads when people breathe small droplets of water infected with legionella bacteria, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Pip McManus died three years after becoming ill with an eating disorder. Her parents explain how medical care failed their daughter Marie McManus wants to show me the final photograph taken of her daughter Pip. It was 9 December 2015, and the 15-year-old is standing on the platform of a railway station five minutes walk […]
(CNN)Frozen yellowfin tuna is being recalled due to hepatitis A contamination, and the US Food and Drug Administration is investigating.