{FD} 5-year-old Texas church shooting victim wishes for Christmas cards

One of the youngest survivors of last month’s Sutherland Springs church shooting is requesting holiday cards be sent to him this Christmas as he continues to recover from the deadliest mass shooting in Texas history.

{FD} Miami day care closes after 2 suspected meningitis deaths

A Miami day care center closed on Tuesday after two children died of suspected meningitis.

{FD} Study sheds light on how Zika causes nerve disorder

A new study sheds light on how the mosquito-borne Zika virus causes a rare neurological condition, and the findings could have implications for companies working on Zika vaccines, U.S. researchers said on Wednesday.

{FD} Santa pays special visit to hospital’s tiniest patients

Santa Claus stopped by to visit with a Texas hospital’s tiniest patients recently, as staff did their best to help spread holiday cheer.

{FD} Teen found dead in dorm after complaining of headaches, vomiting

A Florida teen who was complaining of headaches and vomiting was found dead in her dorm room by her mother and sister on Tuesday.

{FD} Mom accused of subjecting son to 323 hospital visits, 13 surgeries

A Texas mother is in jail after hospital staff sounded alarm over a boy who had been seen 323 times at various medical centers and undergone 13 major surgeries in his eight years of life.

{FD} Make-A-Wish sends 7 kids to meet Star Wars stars at premiere

Tyler Woodward was a Star Wars fan long before his cancer diagnosis.

{FD} Kids continue to die in window-blind accidents, despite safety warnings

Even though window coverings have been recognized for decades as a safety hazard to children, injuries from blinds and shades still send many kids to the emergency room each year, a U.S. study suggests.

{FD} 10-year-old recovering from multi-organ transplant surgery

A 10-year-old boy is hoping to be home in time to celebrate Christmas with his new family after undergoing a multi-organ transplant that was eight years in the making.

{FD} Boy battling brain tumor gets special tour of John Deere factory

An 11-year-old boy with an inoperable brain tumor was able to take a break from the hospital last week to spend time at the John Deere Harvester Works factory in Illinois.

{FD} Baby milk maker orders global recall over salmonella fears

Baby milk maker Lactalis and French authorities have ordered a global recall of millions of products over fears of salmonella bacteria contamination.

{FD} Forecast predicts over half of US children will be obese by age 35

Nearly three in five children in the U.S. today are destined to be obese when they reach their 35th birthday, according to a new projection.

{FD} Boy born without arms or legs walks for first time in viral video

“Cambden, I’m so proud of you buddy.”

{FD} Baby born 5 weeks early shares birthday with mom, grandma

A newborn’s Nov. 19 arrival marked a special date in his family’s calendar for a number of reasons, including that he now shares a birth with his mother and maternal grandmother.

{FD} Mom, boyfriend gave baby marijuana after she broke her leg, police say

Tessa Rose Murray and Nerrell McCoy of Muncie, Ind., were arrested Monday after they failed to seek treatment for their infant daughter’s broken leg and instead gave her marijuana to treat the pain.

{FD} Mom jailed over son’s ‘senseless’ strep throat death

A Canadian mother was sentenced on Friday to three years in prison after her son died of strep throat when she failed to take him to a doctor and attempted to threat his sickness with “holistic remedies.”

{FD} Doctors claim baby’s 2015 death was caused by marijuana overdose

Two poison control doctors who listed an 11-month-old boy’s cause of death as damage to his heart muscle claim that it was brought on by ingesting marijuana.

{FD} Mom in viral bee maternity shoot shares heartbreaking update

The woman whose maternity photos featured a swarm of bees on her baby bump has shared heartbreaking news about the birth of her youngest son.

{FD} Boy who had legs amputated meets quadruple-amputee dog

A 10-year-old boy who had both of his legs amputated earlier this year finally had the chance to meet the quadruple-amputee golden retriever that he’s been looking up to for inspiration.

{FD} Doctors cut into mom’s womb to repair baby’s spinal cord defect

Doctors in Canada performed a life-altering surgery on a fetus still developing inside its mother’s womb to correct a spinal defect that would have led to spina bifida, according to news reports.