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Birth Defects (INACTIVE)

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  • River Festival white tiger exhibit subject of protest

    River Festival white tiger exhibit subject of protest
    A popular exhibit at Riverfest is causing some people to protest. White tigers are on display, and some people feel the exhibit is inhumane. A protest will be held Saturday afternoon against it. "It's just inhumane, I just think it's wrong and they...
  • Prenatal genetic test offers more information, raises questions

    Prenatal genetic test offers more information, raises questions
    The latest advance in prenatal genetic testing purports to offer parents more detailed information than ever about the child they are expecting. But for some, the new answers could lead to another round of questions. The technology allows doctors to...
  • Issues surrounding prenatal genetic testing

     Issues surrounding prenatal genetic testing
    Of the many choices we have for selecting what to write about, why do some story ideas get into the paper and others fail to see ink? A story I wrote this week about prenatal genetic testing provides a glimpse into how our story assignment process works....
  • Sheriff's officials take ill children for a harbor ride

    About 250 seriously ill children and their families cruised around Newport Harbor with the Orange County Sheriff's Department for the Fourth of July. The group boated on a triple-deck yacht from 8 to 9:15 a.m. Wednesday. Then they docked at the American...
  • Double amputee to run in Olympics

    Double amputee to run in Olympics
    He is a self-confessed speed freak who has loved motorbikes and action sports since he was a child. But South African sprint champion, Oscar Pistorius is a double amputee due to a birth defect. He has been wearing prosthetic legs since he was just one...
  • St. Pete Lakewood's Griffin twins close to committing to UCF

    St. Pete Lakewood's Griffin twins close to committing to UCF
    UCF could be close to landing two more Class of 2013 recruits from the Tampa/St. Petersburg area. St. Petersburg Lakewood defensive backs Shaquill and Shaquem Griffin were two of several prospects from Tampa Bay to visit UCF on Tuesday. The twin brothers...
  • Canadian DJ Breaks Local Woman's Ferris Wheel Record

    Canadian DJ Breaks Local Woman's Ferris Wheel Record
    Tuesday morning, Roseville’s Christina Lochmiller broke a Guinness World Record after riding a Ferris wheel for 26 hours, 43 minutes and 46 seconds. The first order of business as soon as she got off the ride was to go to sleep, but while that...
  • Mom approves as St. Pete Lakewood twins Shaquem and Shaquill Griffin commit to UCF

    Mom approves as St. Pete Lakewood twins Shaquem and Shaquill Griffin commit to UCF
    St. Petersburg Lakewood defensive backs Shaquill and Shaquem Griffin knew UCF is where they wanted to go after visiting the school on Tuesday. The twins just had to get their mother on board with them. So on Friday, the Griffin brothers returned to...
  • Mailbag: Stop stealing campaign signs

    Stealing signs and banners is becoming a very popular activity during elections. These signs are not free; they have cost and value. All these candidates work very hard to expose their names to the public. Signs and banners are very important tools. To...
  • Doctor hopes to advance pediatric cardiac care

    A doctor who grew up in Newport Beach is now contributing his talents with pediatric cardiothoracic surgery in San Francisco. After spending 10 years at Seattle Children's Hospital and the University of Washington, Dr. Gordon A. Cohen was appointed in...
  • Teen Attends School for First Time Since Leg Amputation

    Teen Attends School for First Time Since Leg Amputation
    After having to make the choice to amputate her leg more than a year ago, Alyssia Crook is back in school for the first time. She's now a proud freshman at Allendale High School. Alyssia Crook Faced an uphill battle getting back to school because of...