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8-year-old African child who was flown to the U.S. for surgery by NBA star Dikembe Mutombo has died

(Photo by Marcus Ingram/Getty Images for UNICEF) Former NBA star Dikembe Mutombo is mourning the death of the 8-year-old African boy that he flew to the United States earlier this month for surgery to remove a tumor. The child, Matadi Sela Petit of Kinshasa, Congo, died after suffering a “rare and unpredictable genetic reaction to… Read More »

Colorado mom says 5-year-old died 17 days after rare cancer diagnosis: 'Our boy was stolen from us'

5-year-old boy dies after 17 days with rare cancer Luke Morin from Denver was diagnosed with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG), a form of brain tumor found in children. There is no cure for DIPG and no form of treatment available. Luke’s family is now hoping to raise awareness and funds for better research. At… Read More »

What’s Behind the CDC Claiming 80,000 Died From Flu Last Winter?

By Dr. Mercola According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the 2017-2018 flu season was the deadliest flu season in the U.S. in four decades, hospitalizing 900,000 and killing 80,000, including 180 children. According to CNN,1 “ … [F]lu-related deaths have ranged from a low of about 12,000 during the 2011-2012… Read More »