Have you ever sat there having PMS cramping and thought, “I wish my uterus could just smoke a joint and calm the hell down”?
Earlier this year, a video emerged of Kimberly Turbin’s labor and delivery. This video (which can be seen here, on our previous post about this story) shows Kimberly fighting, during the most intense part of delivery, to keep the doctor from cutting her. While she should be focusing on herself and what she needs to do to meet her new child she is, instead, heard begging the doctor to let her try to deliver on her own, wanting to … Keep Reading!!!
Eleven-year-old Catilin Burke found herself acting as midwife for her baby sister’s birth, earlier this month. Her mother’s labor started as she was getting ready for school. Caitlin called an ambulance for her mom, Tara Knightley, but her little sister was in a hurry to meet her.
With some guidance, Caitlin caught Elsa-Monet, at 7:17am, as she entered the world. Caitlin then unraveled her sister from the cord, which she was wrapped in, and handed Elsa-Monet to her mother. … Keep Reading!!!
There’s one way to guarantee your pre-teen students will pay attention in class, strip! Yes, that’s what Ms Debby Heerkens decided to do when teaching her students about the human muscular and skeletal systems.
Don’t worry though, she had on specially designed spandex outfits underneath. Ms. Heerkens, who teaches in the Netherlands, got the idea when she saw someone wearing a novelty pair of leggings with the muscles on them.
Four hours into a seven hour flight, over the Atlantic Ocean, is not a good place to be when your two-year-old has an asthma attack. It becomes even worse when you find her medication has been put in your checked baggage in the cargo hold.
This happened recently on a flight from Spain to the U.S. Luckily, for the girl, Dr. Krushid Guru was on board and jumped into action. He recognized that the toddler needed a nebulizer, but … Keep Reading!!!
An amazing medical breakthrough has happened in Australia this week. A toddler’s head has been re-attached to his neck following a car accident and it’s nothing short of miraculous work by the doctor.
Two weeks ago 16-month-old Jackson Taylor was traveling in the car with his mom, Rylea, and his sister. They were hit head on by another driver. Everyone escaped with relatively minor injuries, except Jackson. Rylea tearfully recalls the aftermath
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The second I pulled him out, I knew
During the 3rd inning of the Padres-Giants game on Thursday night the real excitement was happening off the field where baby Levi was making sure his mother had a memorable birth story to share with the world.
Mom and Dad went to cheer on their team before their family expanded but Levi had other plans. Mom, who was 39 weeks pregnant, went into labour but didn’t make it out of stadium. Fortunately, Giant’s catcher and “sorta doctor” Buster Posey was … Keep Reading!!!
This week the FDA approved Flibanserin, also known as the “female Viagra” and everyone, men and women, are cheering. But should we be?
The new drug works a little differently from Viagra, by changing how brain cells respond to various neurotransmitters; its aim is to alter a woman’s sexual desire over time.
The FDA has rejected this drug a few times in the past due to it not being effective enough. But since the last rejection in 2013, no new … Keep Reading!!!
Harvard Grad, Kiran Gandhi, has been training for the 26.2 mile London Marathon for a year. She ran the marathon to raise money for breast cancer research, she never intended to do anything more than that. The night before the race she started her period. Considering her options, she decided she didn’t want to worry about feminine products during the race so she would freely flow and leave the tampons at home.
For Kiran it became an opportunity to make … Keep Reading!!!
78 year old Australian man James Harrison has earned his nickname, Man with the golden arm. He has been given the Order of Australia for making over 1105 plasma donations in his lifetime. Even after all those donations (all but 10 have been taken from his right arm) he still says he cannot watch,
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I look at the nurses, the ceiling, the spots on the wall, anything but the needle. It’s too macabre, I think; watching yourself get stuck with
By Nikki Waring
In 2011 Heather Hironimus signed a parenting agreement agreeing that if Chase were to be circumcised the father would pay for it. Fast forward 3 years, Chase was a healthy and happy young boy when Dennis Nebus (Chase’s father) decided their son needed to be circumcised. When Heather refused to allow it at 3 years old Dennis started a lengthy court battle.
Dennis, claims that, at 3 years old, there became a medical need for it. After … 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!!!