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Operation Smile

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  • Hampton Roads Vietnam vet returns again as healer

    Hampton Roads Vietnam vet returns again as healer
    His eyes flickered momentarily as he reached for words. "I have some rooms up there where the doors are closed, but I can't lock them. That wouldn't be very healthy," he said cautiously, touching his head. "I haven't talked about it in a while."
  • Check your ACA policy before automatic renewal

    Health care enrollment through the Affordable Care Act's federally facilitated online marketplace, healthcare.gov, opens Saturday. Consumers can compare plans and shop online for private insurance and determine if they're eligible for federal...

    Boca teen on goodwill trip visited Liberia just before Ebola scare

    Boca teen on goodwill trip visited Liberia just before Ebola scare
    Monrovia, Liberia, is the epicenter for the deadly Ebola virus, but for a Boca Raton teen, it's the place she spent her summer break making friends, reading to orphans and pursuing her dream of becoming a pediatric surgeon. Nayla Basma saw firsthand how...

    Ebola outbreaks affect work of two Hampton Roads nonprofits

    Ebola outbreaks affect work of two Hampton Roads nonprofits
    The Ebola outbreaks in several countries in West Africa have affected the work of Operation Smile and Physicians for Peace, two medical nonprofits in Hampton Roads. Operation Smile, which sends physicians to dozens of countries around the world to...

    La Puente girl attempting to run seven marathons on seven continents

    La Puente girl attempting to run seven marathons on seven continents
    It was around mile 24 of the Orange County Marathon when tears started to well in 12-year-old Blanca Ramirez's eyes. "Mija, we weren't supposed to finish this marathon. If you want to stop, stop," her father, Dimas Ramirez of La Puente, told her....