You may be a hypochondriac if…
Carey D. Andrew-Jaja, MD, FACOG of Magee has delivered thousands of babies in his long and prosperous career. However, what is unique about Dr. Andrew-Jaja is that he makes sure to welcome each child with a beautiful song.
He started the tradition after his mentor retired and asked him to take his place, and sing to each … Keep Reading!!!
“Everyone is trying to hide their faults from each other when we all have it.” – Colbie Caillat
Singer-songwriter Colbie Caillat was in the studio with Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds working on her latest album Gypsy, when she opened up to him about social and industry pressure to be something she is not.
Edmonds encourage Caillat to write about her own experience – anything from feeling the pressure to be thin and be “ready” all the time, to her mother’s … Keep Reading!!!
When Jamie asked me to write about heart failure and pregnancy, I thought it would be easy. I have written so many articles about Peripartum Cardiomyopathy, surely this would be a piece of cake? However, I have struggled to write about it because I am pregnant and pregnancy and heart failure just don’t mix. While I am thinking about the new life that grows within me, I don’t want … Keep Reading!!!
My name is Sarah Brown and I am from Hurricane, WV. I am 28 years old, have been married for almost 9 years and have a 6 year old and a 16 month old. In 2012 I was getting ready to compete for the Mrs. WV International pageant when I discovered I was pregnant. I decided to compete anyway and as luck would have it I won the state pageant and went on to … Keep Reading!!!
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in North Carolina created laboratory-grown vaginal organs that were successfully transplanted into young women with a rare medical condition.
The transplants were all performed on teenage girls (ages 13-18) who had been affected by Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser (MRKH) syndrome. The condition causes the vagina and uterus to not form properly and is relatively rare (1 out of every 5,000 live female births). The previous treatment for MRKH syndrome was to construct a new vagina out of other … Keep Reading!!!
By Corby Selzer
Five years (accumulative) of nursing and many years of counseling women on a variety
of breastfeeding challenges could not have prepared me for two words..infant
After two girls, I became giddy with excitement as our third child’s birth revealed
that indeed our last child would be a boy. A boy spun from pure sugar, and chubby as
chubby could be. My third nursling and fastest grower was known for … Keep Reading!!!
When I took up running, it was like meeting God himself. I have been running ever since. -Fauja Singh
Fauja Singh was born with a birth defect that prevented him from being able to walk until the age of five. At ten years of age, he said his legs were finally at full-strength.
However, it wasn’t until the age of 89 when Singh began running! After the loss of his wife and son he felt he was “more … Keep Reading!!!