America’s struggle with mass shootings has changed how these people live their lives

CNN — Minutes after a gunman killed 10 people in a Boulder, Colorado, grocery store in March 2021, a woman stood in the back of the supermarket where she worked in Denver, about 30 miles away, staring at harrowing images of the scene as she scrolled through her phone. It was bizarre to see photos … Read more

Justin Ross Harris was charged with murder for leaving his toddler in a hot car. Georgia’s Supreme Court just overturned that ruling. Here’s how we got here

CNN — It’s been eight years since Cooper Harris, a 22-month-old, died in a sweltering hot car. Since then, the twists and turns in the case surrounding Cooper’s father, Justin Ross Harris, who left the toddler in the car for seven hours, have garnered national attention. It was also revealed that Harris was sexting multiple … Read more

5-year-old Texas boy dies in hot car as temperatures reached 100 degrees

A 5-year-old boy died inside a sweet car in Texas Monday while his family was preparing for his older sibling’s birthday celebration later that day. The child was mistakenly left in the vehicle outside the family’s Harris County home for multiple hours, the local sheriff said, as temperatures outside climbed to 100 degrees. The boy’s … Read more

Georgia man kills daughter, then himself, after fatally shooting baby’s mother and injuring grandmother

CNN — A man fatally shot his infant daughter before killing himself in Georgia on Sunday morning after kidnapping the baby from her mother, according to police. Darian Bennett also shot and killed the baby’s mother and injured the baby’s grandmother by gunfire at their home in Covington on Saturday night, Sergeant Jack Redlinger from … Read more

Heel-Prick Blood Biomarker May Identify Risk for SIDS

Sudden infant death syndrome is many parents’ worst nightmare. You put an apparently completely healthy baby to sleep in the evening, and the next morning, it is lying dead in its cot. Scientists in Australia are now causing a stir. In The Lancet’s open-access journal eBioMedicine, they write that they have found a way to … Read more

What Makes a Great Medical Provider?

What makes a great medical provider? Regardless of your title — MD, DO, NP, PA, RN, the list goes on — we all should ask ourselves this question. Not only does it help us become clear on what we personally think great medicine looks like but it helps us deliver better patient care. I think … Read more

Texas school shooting: Frustration mounts in Uvalde over shifting narratives. State senator says lack of clarity could hinder future safety measures

CNN — The lack of clarity surrounding authorities’ response to the mass shooting at a South Texas elementary school could hinder efforts to prevent such massacres from happening again, a state lawmaker told CNN on Friday. Ten days after a gunman slaughtered 19 students and their two teachers in their classrooms at Robb Elementary School … Read more

Texas school shooting survivor Khloe Torres recalls moment her best friend, teachers were shot

A Robb Elementary School student who was inside the classroom where a crazed gunman killed 19 of her classmates described the horrific moment when her best friend and two teachers were shot dead. Khloe Torres, 10, recalled the unimaginable violence in a Tuesday interview with KENS 5, where she said one of her teachers, Irma … Read more

New Stad Center for Pediatric Pain, Palliative & Integrative Medicine launched with a $3 million gift

With a $3 million gift from Elisa and Marc Stad, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals have launched the Stad Center for Pediatric Pain, Palliative & Integrative Medicine – one of the most innovative and comprehensive programs of its kind in the nation. Marc Stad, founder and managing partner at Dragoneer Investment Group, and Elisa Stad, a … Read more

Global toll of sudden, mysterious hepatitis in children rises to 650 cases | Medicine

The World Health Organization reported Friday that there are at least 650 cases of sudden and unexplained hepatitis in young children under investigation in 33 countries, an increase of about 36 cases over the last international update, about a week ago. Another 99 cases are awaiting classification. Last week, the European Center for Disease Prevention … Read more