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Race against time for family of toddler with ultra-rare disease, whose only chance at life costs $3 million

When Michael Pirovolakis was born eight days before Christmas in 2017, his green eyes glowed bright like two snow globes. He had 10 fingers, 10 toes and a full head of hair matted to his head. Michael was a cooing, crying, healthy baby boy. “What else could we ask for,” said his father, Terry. Terry,… Read More »

Democrats urge Trump administration to vaccinate detained migrant families against flu

A Honduran migrant couple and their five kids taking part in a caravan heading to the US, wait to cross the border from Ciudad Tecun Uman in Guatemala, to Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico, on October 22, 2018. Orlando Sierra | AFP | Getty Images Two House Democrats said Wednesday they have not received any answers from… Read More »

Five-year-old who won the nation’s heart in his battle against leukaemia has found a stem-cell donor

It’s a match! Five-year-old who won the nation’s heart in his battle against leukaemia has found a stem-cell donor after a record-breaking 10,000 people came forward Oscar Saxelby-Lee was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia last year Parents Olivia Saxelby and Jamie Lee launched a desperate appeal for donors Miss Saxelby confirmed on Facebook today three people proved… Read More »