Woman has 86 skin cancer surgeries, blames tanning ‘addiction’

Here’s a cautionary tale to start your summer. A 43-year-old Tennessee woman claims she’s undergone 86 skin cancer surgeries. She blames tanning beds. “If I could go back and talk to my 17-year-old self, I would tell (her) that skin cancer is avoidable,” Lisa Pace tells Today.com. “(I’d say) don’t get in that tanning bed….

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Sophia Weaver dies, mom vows to advocate for other disabled children

Sophia Weaver, a North Carolina girl whose restrictive disabilities made her a rallying point for activists, passed away at 10 years old on Thursday, after two months in hospice care. “Our #SweetSophia left this earth last night,” Sophia’s mother, Natalie Weaver, tweeted early this morning. “Once we pull ourselves from this shattering pain we will…

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Dying mom’s final wish: Son’s hospital room graduation ceremony

Marilyn Siets had one big thing keeping her going: Her baby boy, Noah, was graduating from high school in three weeks. But as her organs started failing after a five-year battle with ovarian cancer — it was increasingly apparent she wouldn’t make it to the commencement at Lincoln High School in Tallahassee, Florida. Her husband,…

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Scientists think Leonardo da Vinci probably had ADHD

Legendary artist Leonardo da Vinci may have had ADHD, according to a shock paper published 500 years after his death. It’s claimed that da Vinci – who famously left behind a number of unfinished works – had all the hallmarks of someone with ADHD. ADHD stands for Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder and is marked…

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