Authors: Christine Hsu
Photodisc/Thinkstock(LONDON) -- Sometimes saying you are sorry isn't enough for the victims of the drug thalidomide. The drug users and victims of the drug feel insulted by an apology from the German company that made the drug used to combat morning sickness in pregnant mothers in the 50's. It took fifty years for the German...
Authors: Carmen Cox
Little People of America/ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Little People of America has declared October National Dwarfism Awareness Month. With a new PSA, the nationwide support group hopes to raise positive awareness and clarify common misconceptions about dwarfism.
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Authors: Kelly Knaub
Brand X Pictures/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A new study warns that smoking after a stroke triples the risk of death within a year, Health Day reports. Researchers also found that the sooner stroke survivors took up the habit again, the risk for death within one year increased. Investigators from Italy looked at 921 patients who...
ABC News(LAS VEGAS) -- For the first time in a decade Tanya Angus, who is fighting a life-and-death battle against gigantism, has stopped growing. At seven feet and 400 pounds, she now has some hope. Angus, a 33-year-old from Las Vegas, was diagnosed with acromegaly, a rare pituitary disorder that causes the body to produce too...
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