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The Story of Folic Acid Fortification

The video below (cdc.gov link) documents the compelling story of how Folic Acid fortification has become a staple in the lives of women of child-bearing age everywhere to protect their babies from developing major birth defects such as spina bifida and anencephaly that are either fatal or have serious, long-term consequences for the child. 48 kata lagi

Children With Disabilities

Why we #embracethebif

It’s October, which means it’s time for perhaps the most poorly-timed awareness month of all, at least from my point of view. Sandwiched between all the pinkwashing of Breast Cancer Awareness, the purple of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and the yellow and blue of Down Syndrome Awareness Month, you might see a little yellow, because it’s Spina Bifida Awareness Month, too. 438 kata lagi

Spina Bifida

Team Shine at the Great North Run

This year’s Great North Run took place on 13 September. Through warm weather and a buzzing atmosphere, Team Shine’s 16 runners completed the race with a very respectable average time of 02:24:33! 176 kata lagi


SCSU police unaware of protocol

Anisa Jibrell – News Writer

The painful sound of the fire alarm rattling the ears of students who live in North Campus is something residents are all too familiar with. 616 kata lagi


Westchester Girl With Spina Bifida Thrilled After Blessing By Pope Francis

YONKERS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A disabled Westchester teen was sharing her incredible story Sunday, after getting a surprise blessing from Pope Francis during his time in New York. 259 kata lagi


Baby Born With Most of Skull Missing Celebrates First Birthday

Born with most of his brain and skull missing, baby Jaxon Emmett Buell was not expected to live. In fact his parents had been told to abort him when doctors discovered his condition. 747 kata lagi


Read now: Changes to Fundraising Activities at Shine

Brave Shine Fundraiser, Jacqui Crouch

From September 2015, Shine is working with new companies to improve our charity skydives and sponsored London to Paris cycle rides. 238 kata lagi