Gummy Worms, Tomato Soup, and a Grumpy Penguin

by James Piechota A month ago I was diagnosed with tongue cancer. This is my journey of regret, joy, anger, and inter-species body modification. The Diagnosis It started about 8 months ago. I like to think of the me from back then as Dr. James, The Idiot. You see, I’m not a doctor, but I […]

Tennessee Girl’s Lemonade Stand Raises $10,000 for Brother’s Treatment

by ETHAN LETKEMAN An eight-year-old girl from Clarksville, Tennessee, has raised thousands of dollars by opening a lemonade stand for her little brother, who has severe medical issues. Two years ago, Makenzy Evan’s brother, Gannon, was diagnosed with cerebral cavernous venous malformation, a condition that gives him lesions on his brain that could rupture at any moment, […]

Dr John Campbell Ivermectin Study Analysis

Treatment with Ivermectin Is Associated with Decreased Mortality in COVID-19 Patients: Analysis of a National Federated Database Purpose To evaluate the difference in mortality, Patients treated with ivermectin Patients treated with remdesivir 44 healthcare organizations and 68 million patients from US, January 1, 2020 and July 11, 2021 Methods & Materials Retrospectively identified diagnosed adultsRecorded […]

4-Year-Old Iowa Boy Battling Leukemia Receives Superhero-Themed Bedroom Makeover

by NICK GILBERTSON A four-year-old Iowa boy battling leukemia recently received a superhero-themed bedroom makeover after a nonprofit organization rallied his community together. Four-year-old Hudson McKearny of Eldridge was diagnosed with leukemia in 2019, according to the nonprofit My Happy Places. Nearly three years into his battle, Hudson came home to a bedroom makeover on Sunday, featuring […]

This Man Donated His Kidney — and Received a $13,064 Bill in Return

BY Anjeanette Damon, ProPublica This story was originally published by ProPublica. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. The email arrived in Elliot Malin’s inbox from his cousin’s mom. “Scott needs a kidney,” the subject line read. The message matter-of-factly described Scott’s situation: At […]