Tag Archives: Family

Texas baby born without skin getting grafts grown from own cells, family says

The Texas 5-month-old who has captured hearts worldwide after he was born on New Year’s Day missing most of his skin will reportedly undergo major surgery on Friday to cover areas of his body with skin grown in a lab using his own cells. Ja’bari Gray, who has been under the care of specialists at Texas Children’s… Read More »

Depression in New Moms Adversely Affects the Health of Babies and Other Family Members

Maternal depression experienced by half of expectant and new mothers go undiagnosed and untreated, which can lead to major long-term health problems both for parents and for their infants. In an effort to prevent such complications, a new report released by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is once again urging doctors to screen mothers… Read More »

Florida veteran dies after genitals become gangrenous; family blames nursing home: report

The Florida man was a U.S. Army veteran. An 84-year-old Army veteran in Jacksonville, Florida, died after he reportedly developed a gangrene infection in his genitals. Now his family members allege the nursing home where the veteran lived ignored his condition until it was too late. The vet, York Spratling, began living at the  Consulate Health Care of… Read More »