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Alabama girl, 4, who lost fingers to exploding light bulb gets prosthetic hand: ‘It’s changed her life’

Nearly two years ago, in May 2018, a curious Athens, Alabama girl was inspecting the bright light bulbs on her mother’s light-up vanity. A split second later, she was missing nearly all of her fingers on her right hand. 

Baby born with massive ‘port-wine stain’ birthmark is ‘completely unique,’ mom says

A British mom whose baby girl was born with a massive birthmark that covers 90 percent of her body says her daughter is “completely unique” and “beautiful” despite the occasional rude comments from strangers. 

How to survive the toddler years: Child development expert weighs in

From how to tame a temper tantrum to ways to avoid sibling rivalry, psychologists and child development expert Dr. Gail Gross breaks down the most common and problematic behaviors your kids are driving you crazy with.

Florida girl severely burned on arms, chest denies attempting ‘fire challenge,’ mom says

The girl’s mother told a local news station that she’s not sure if her daughter was attempting the challenge, but that she knows she brought tea light candles into the room before the fire started.

Baby dies of sepsis after hospital sent him home twice, mom claims

A British mother of a 5-week-old baby boy who died of sepsis claims doctors at the hospital where he was taken largely dismissed her son’s symptoms and sent him home twice prior to his death.

Whooping cough outbreak closes Texas school despite 100-percent vaccination rate: officials

An outbreak of the highly contagious whooping cough has forced one school in Houston, Tex., to close its doors early for the holiday break.