Beach Trip! Beyonce Shares Rare Photos With 3 Kids

Beyoncé’s beach trip! The Grammy winner made the most of a sunny day with her three kids on Wednesday, March 31. The singer, 39, shared an Instagram slideshow documenting their outing, from a selfie with her eldest daughter, Blue, 9, to their table at Nobu. The former Destiny’s Child member also shared photos of her and Jay-Z’s 3-year-old twins, Sir […]

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Rare trench fever found among Denver’s homeless population

By Markian Hawryluk, Kaiser Health News Dr. Michelle Barron, medical director of infection prevention and control at UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital, received an unusual call last month from the microbiology lab: Confirmation of the third case this year of trench fever, a rare condition transmitted by body lice that plagued soldiers during World War I. Barron’s epidemiological training kicked in. […]

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Why black cardiologists are vital—and rare

Dr. Rachel M. Bond has seen the difference black cardiologists can make. She recalls the time she volunteered to give a brief talk at a predominantly black church in Brooklyn, New York. Many of the members, she said, had untreated heart problems—because they’d felt physicians didn’t understand them or take them seriously. “After that meeting, you would be surprised how […]

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Toddler with rare genetic condition waves to dad through a window every day

Emmie Gizatullin, who’s just two and a half years old, was born with a one in a million genetic condition called Kniest Dysplasia, the rarest form of dwarfism that affects fewer than 150 people worldwide. The toddler, from Colchester, Essex, went into total isolation with her mum Hannah, 40, and her brother Adam, 11, earlier this week to stay safe […]

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Expert heart advice for rare genetic muscle disorder

A rare, inherited muscle disorder that occurs in about 1 in 8,000 people, myotonic dystrophy also can affect the heart and other organs. A new set of expert recommendations offers guidance for managing the progressive condition. “Your average cardiologist doesn’t see this all the time, so it can often get overlooked,” said lead author, Dr. Elizabeth McNally. “We want to […]

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Kim Kardashian Posts Rare Pic of Kanye West Smiling at Son Saint's Party

There it is! Kanye West showed off his smile at his son Saint’s 4th birthday party on December 7. “More from Saint’s birthday,” Kim Kardashian captioned a Thursday, December 19, slideshow of photos from the Jurassic Park-themed bash, featuring dinosaur masks and more. In one sweet shot, the rapper, 42, held Chicago, 23 months, while the little one held a […]

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