Tag Archives: Parents

Parents robbed of dying baby photos

A heartbroken Melbourne family is pleading for help to locate a lost mobile phone that contains photos of their dying 11-month-old daughter. Jay and Dee Windross’ phone, full of precious memories of little Amiyah, was left in the toilets next to Target at Chadstone yesterday. The Boronia parents are asking anyone who knows anything about… Read More »

Parents learn son's 'crooked smile' is actually symptom of deadly brain tumor: 'We are broken'

Wesley Lacey, 28, with his son Jack, said that they initially believed the boy’s crooked smile was an imitation of someone else.  (Caters News Agency) The heartbroken parents of a 3-year-old boy in the U.K. said that when they noticed that their son was flashing a new, crooked smile they simply thought that maybe he was… Read More »

Parents who don't vaccinate kids tend to be affluent, better educated, experts say

Vaccines are universally backed by respected scientists and federal agencies, but that isn’t enough to convince every parent to vaccinate their children. The decision to fly in the face of near universal scientific opinion doesn’t come as a result of a lack of intellect, however, as experts who have studied vaccines and immunology acknowledge that… Read More »

Who gets to decide when a 14-year-old wants to change gender? The child, the hospital, the battling parents?

In many ways, Max is a typical 14-year-old. He eschews soft music in favour of rock and heavy metal, likes to wear hoodies, giggles when he’s nervous and has a flair for drawing animals. He can be opinionated and sarcastic one moment, shy and withdrawn the next. His insecurities, however, run deeper than run-of-the-mill teenaged… Read More »

Viewpoints: The FDA Isn’t Up To The Task Of Reining In The Opioid Epidemic; The Downside Of Taking Children From Parents In Drug Treatment

Editorial writers weigh in on these and other health care topics. The Washington Post: This Is Why The Federal Government Has A Hard Time Regulating Prescription Opioids This past week, President Trump argued on national television that to end the opioid epidemic, Congress needed to fund the building of a wall at the United States’… Read More »