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Parents Anguished by Backlash Over Letting Their Terminally Ill 5-Year-Old Help Decide Whether to Go Back to the Hospital

Parents Anguished by Backlash Over Letting Their Terminally Ill 5-Year-Old Help Decide Whether to Go Back to the Hospital

Originally posted 01/15/2016 08:25AM

The last thing Michelle Moon expected when she publicly shared the moving conversations about death she had with her terminally ill 5-year-old daughter was backlash.

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Man with Crohn's Disease Explains Why He Shared His Story on Facebook: 'Invisible Illnesses Need More Awareness'

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Man with Crohn's Disease Explains Why He Shared His Story on Facebook: 'Invisible Illnesses Need More Awareness'

Originally posted 11/10/2015 10:30AM

Ste Walker – who suffers from Crohn's disease – was tired of being told by strangers that he doesn't look ill, so he took to Facebook to share his struggle with his "invisible disease."

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Bobby Brown's Wife Alicia Etheredge Suffers Seizure After Bobbi Kristina's Funeral

Bobby Brown's Wife Alicia Etheredge Suffers Seizure After Bobbi Kristina Brown's Funeral

Originally posted 08/03/2015 02:30PM

Bobby Brown's wife Alicia Etheredge suffered a seizure on Saturday at an event following Bobbi Kristina Brown's funeral earlier that day, a source tells PEOPLE.

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Avril Lavigne Returns to the Stage at the Special Olympics in Her First Performance Since Revealing Lyme Disease Battle

Avril Lavigne Returns to the Stage at the Special Olympics in Her First Performance Since Revealing Lyme Disease Battle

Originally posted 07/26/2015 06:15PM

Avril Lavigne gave her first public performance in more than a year on Saturday, singing during the opening ceremony for the Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles.

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Jessie J Is Out of the Hospital and Back on Stage: 'Still Fragile But Much Better' | Jessie J

Jessie J Is Out of the Hospital and Back on Stage: 'Still Fragile But Much Better'

Originally posted 07/05/2015 03:10PM

Jessie J is back!

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See How This Teen with Brittle Bone Disease Bonded with Third-Graders

Teen with Brittle Bone Disease Inspires Students She Mentors

Originally posted 05/07/2015 10:30AM

Her bones might be brittle, but Lexie Bouchard's spirit is strong.

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Hugh Jackman: The Moment I Was Told I Had Skin Cancer

Hugh Jackman: The Moment I Was Told I Had Skin Cancer

Originally posted 05/06/2015 07:10PM

When Hugh Jackman first discovered a mark on his nose in November 2013, he thought it was a spot of blood caused by his Wolverine claws.

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The Facts About Bobbi Kristina Brown's Medical Condition | Bobbi Kristina Brown

The Facts About Bobbi Kristina Brown's Medical Condition

Originally posted 04/22/2015 07:35PM

In the nearly three months since Bobbi Kristina Brown was found unresponsive in her bathroom, the medical details surrounding her condition have been murky – particularly as her family offers conflicting accounts of her current state.

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Paralyzed Bride Rachelle Friedman Chapman's Baby Due Any Day Now!

Paralyzed Bride Rachelle Friedman Chapman's Baby by Surrogate Due Any Day Now!

Originally posted 04/15/2015 09:20PM

Her first child due any day now, Rachelle Friedman Chapman and husband Chris Chapman don't let their cell phones out of their sight.

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Meet the 8-Year-Old Girl Who Lost Her Leg – but Kept Her Dance Dream Alive

Originally posted 04/09/2015 10:35AM

Halfway through a recent ballet recital, Alissa Sizemore, 8, decided to show friends and family in Vernal, Utah, exactly why she chose Colbie Caillat's ballad Try – a song about feeling beautiful despite imperfections – for her first solo performance since a terrible accident changed her life last May.

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