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Sometimes It's More Than a Headache

“You better hope she’s not paralyzed or dead by the time you get there,” screams the doctor over the phone at 5:15 a.m.

Background: The year was 1997. 1.914 more words

Being A Single Woman With Children

Experience of living with a rural Malagasy family with a child with disability

Wednesday 11th February 2015. This was the day that I was to spend a day with a family who had a child with a disability and experience first hand some of the “hardships people in Madagascar face”. 1.335 more words


Rocori wrestler focused, well-fed

ST. PAUL – Wander underneath the stands at the Xcel Energy Center and there’s a common sight: Wrestlers, bundled up in hoodies and several layers of sweats, running laps around the perimeter of the arena. 522 more words


Panel: Use new meningitis vaccines only for outbreaks

ATLANTA (AP) — A federal panel on Thursday recommended that two new meningitis vaccines only be used for rare outbreaks, resisting tearful pleas to give it routinely to teens and college students. 439 more words

US & World

Meningitis Survivor Advocates for MenB Vaccine

My name is Jamie Schanbaum and I am a meningitis survivor.

I’m here to tell you that meningitis is not only life changing, but it is deadly. 718 more words

Preventable Diseases

UC Davis Student Diagnosed With Bacterial Meningitis

DAVIS (CBS13) — A UC Davis student has been diagnosed with potentially deadly bacterial meningitis.

UC Davis health professionals can’t say much about the student, but say they don’t live on campus and they don’t seem to have roommates—two things that will help track and contain the disease. 204 more words