Family 17th November 2015

The ‘preemie’ that beat the odds

Lucille Horn’s parents were told to plan their baby girl’s funeral – that ‘baby’ is now 95! In the early 20th century, preterm babies – or ‘preemies’ – rarely survived. In fact, most doctors thought it was pointless to try because the ...

by Gary Finnegan

Cardio 28th September 2015

Mending hearts with traditional skills

What do you do if your three-year-old gets tired after walking just one block and almost faints and turns purple when crying? Cynthia had these symptoms because she was letting out large amounts of blood through a small hole in ...

by Andrea Stadil Glahn

Family 17th September 2015

The mum who’s making kids’ hearing aids cool

Sarah Ivermee couldn’t have imagined that she’d become an overnight sensation when she gave a friend’s 9-year-old daughter some flowery nail stickers to use for sprucing up the plain beige hearing aids that she was embarrassed to ...

by Karen Finn