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Gogglebox’s Steph on being ’20 mins from death’ during Boxing Day pneumonia hell

For Gogglebox stars Dom and Steph Parker it was the worst Boxing Day of their lives. “A near-death experience, really,” says Dom, recalling the nightmare last year when Steph, 52, was struck down by double pneumonia. Dom, 54, is used to recounting the details of what happened because Steph really doesn’t have any clear memories… Read More »

Montreal doctors’ ‘Hail Mary’ treatment could save babies’ lives from most common of all rare diseases

MONTREAL — Lyana Deslauriers was born with eyes a magnetic, ethereal blue, low-set ears and a heart two sizes too large. That thick, dense heart would keep growing and threaten to kill the Joliette, Que., toddler before her Montreal doctors tried something never before attempted — a “Hail Mary” that could turn the world’s most… Read More »