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Twins battling rare condition undergo life-saving surgery in the WOMB

Twins battling rare condition undergo life-saving surgery in the WOMB to defy just a five per cent chance of survival Tabitha Rean, 26, underwent the surgery at 18 weeks pregnant to save her twins Isla and Jemima were diagnosed with twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome An uneven blood supply could have caused them to die without surgery… 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 He can be opinionated and sarcastic one moment, shy and withdrawn the next.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 »

San Jose Earthquakes name girl battling cancer honorary captain

A 10-year-old California girl’s dream of making a soccer roster came true on Wednesday when the San Jose Earthquakes made her an honorary team captain. Destinee Coronado, who has been battling stage 3 cancer since April after doctors discovered a malignant tumor growing in one of her ovaries, signed her one-day contract and delivered the… Read More »