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Teen gets vaccinated despite parents' concerns: 'I was doing it for my safety and the safety of others'

Now 18, the Ohio resident never got a flu shot or the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine as a boy. He never had the experience of going to the pediatrician, getting pricked in the arm with a needle and then receiving a lollipop or ice cream cone afterward. “I had grown up with my mom… Read More »

'I had bacterial meningitis and septicaemia' – DWTS presenter James Patrice told he was 'so lucky' by doctors

James Patrice, and right, as a ten-year-old ‘I had bacterial meningitis and septicaemia’ – DWTS presenter James Patrice told he was ‘so lucky’ by doctors Independent.ie Television star James Patrice has opened up about how he was left fighting for his life after contracting deadly meningitis as a ten-year-old. https://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/i-had-bacterial-meningitis-and-septicaemia-dwts-presenter-james-patrice-told-he-was-so-lucky-by-doctors-37713909.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article37713875.ece/810de/AUTOCROP/h342/jamespatrice.PNG Email Television star James… Read More »

'I found out by accident that I had a rare cancer' – GAA coach who believes in living the best life he can

Tom says he lives in the now and has a great quality of life at the age of 72. Pic: Liam Burke/Press 22 ‘I found out by accident that I had a rare cancer’ – GAA coach who believes in living the best life he can Independent.ie Tom O’Donoghue will tell you that he’s “one… Read More »