Aimee Copeland, a Georgia student who contracted a deadly flesh-eating disease after sustaining a zip line injury, is on the mend, according to reports. The 24-year-old still remains in critical condition, however, and requires a ventilator to breathe.
Alexis Rodriguez had quite a shock when he opened his hospital bill, and it almost gave him another reason to visit the hospital. After being treated for pneumonia, his bill for outpatient services to the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital totaled exactly $44, 776,587.
Left untreated, a cleft lip dooms a child to a lifetime of emotional and physical difficulties. It's a also relatively easy condition to fix, and the organization Operation Smile has made it their mission to provide free surgery to needy children around the world who suffer from cleft lip and other …
86-year-old LeRoy Luetscher dropped his pruning shears while gardening, and tripped and fell when he went to pick them up. In a horrifying mishap, the handle of the shears entered into his right eye-socket and made its way all the way to the middle of his neck.
12 years after losing her fingers as a result of sepsis brought on by chicken pox, 15-year-old Chloe Holmes has become the youngest person in Europe (and the first outside of America) to be fitted with bionic fingers.