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It’s January and it’s a new year. A chance to try new things, form new habits, and for new year resolutions to be in full swing. Perhaps on your list is to exercise a little more, eat your 5-a-day, or even stop smoking. For many, January is a time to reduce alcohol intake or go
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David Bennett Sr., of Maryland, suffered from terminal heart disease and was ineligible for a regular heart transplant or an artificial heart pump because of how severe his condition was. But a first-of-its-kind heart transplant has saved his life. Photo: YouTube/Good Morning America Doctors at the University of Maryland Medicine received emergency authorization from the
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The Christmas season is all about doing things to show others we care and spreading holiday cheer. This year, donations from generous supporters have allowed GreaterGood, in partnership with Greater Good Charities, to spread lots of good Christmas cheer by sending toys and basic necessities to at-risk and needy children. Photo: Organization of Hope, MD
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My oh my, we are on the cusp of a new year! That can bring so many feelings for patients, families, staff. Some are relieved the last year is over, some are anxious about the new year, and still, others are eager for a new year of life. It can be a time of ‘resolutions’
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Teachers don’t get enough credit. They work incredibly hard to educate the next generation and are notoriously underpaid. For grade-school teachers, they really have to be a Jack-of-all-trades, since education encompasses so many subjects. Teachers are leaders, artists, scholars, and apparently, athletes. Take Kathleen Fitzpatrick, for example. She’s a third-grade teacher at the Holy Trinity
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Nine-year-old Kingston Murriel’s favorite Christmas character is the Grinch, but for a very different reason than other kids. Houston doctors have helped Kingston’s heart grow three times the size, just like the Grinch. The boy, from Brandon, Mississippi, was born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, a defect in which a small and weakened left ventricle
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