Colorado boy, 4, battling stage-four cancer, celebrates end of chemo as honorary police officer

Surrounded by cheering family and friends, 4-year-old honorary Colorado Springs Police Officer Joshua Salmoiraghi finished his last round of chemotherapy Sunday. The police department, as KOAA reported, posted a video on Twitter of Joshua proudly ringing the bell at Children’s Hospital Colorado in Aurora while wearing an oversized Captain America shirt. Their newest officer was “sworn in” […]

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Photo of newborn surrounded by IVF syringes goes viral

“I knew it was something special, just not to the whole world,” Samantha Packer, who took the photo, said.  (Packer Family Photography) An Arizona photographer’s image showing a newborn surrounded by in vitro fertilization syringes, illustrating the hardship one woman underwent to become a mom, has gone viral. The photographer, Samantha Packer, of Packer Family […]

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Norovirus outbreak among N.C. McDonald’s customers not linked to cyclosporiasis in salads: report

The Brevard, N.C. McDonald’s “voluntarily” closed for a few days last week.  (Google Maps) Public health officials are confirming that a contagious norovirus was not caused by an outbreak of cyclosporiasis contamination in North Carolina linked to McDonald’s salads. Transylvania Times reported that updated lab tests have ruled out norovirus as the cause of over […]

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