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'Widespread and dangerous': Facing medical uncertainty, doctors tell patients it's all in their heads

But that doctor was proved wrong when an MRI showed that the girl had acute flaccid myelitis or AFM, a polio-like disease that’s struck hundreds of children since 2014. Erin Olivera, mother of a child with AFM and founder of a private Facebook page for parents of 400 children with the disease, says Bailey’s experience… Read More »

The couple who say being diagnosed with Parkinson's in their 40s was ‘the best thing'

The couple who say being diagnosed with Parkinson’s in their 40s was ‘the best thing that ever happened to us’ because it made them fall in love Jason Batup, 47, from Hampshire, was first diagnosed with the disease in 2012 Devastated, his life got worse when then-wife asked him to leave family home However, he soon… Read More »