The Day – Firefighters union buys bed-shaking fire alarm for Waterford family

Waterford — Lexi Dickenson began to lose her hearing two years ago. She received a cochlear implant in March, but when she takes it off at night to charge, she is completely deaf in one ear. That left the 6-year-old’s parents, Natasha and David, concerned about their safety in the event of a fire. “There … Read more

The Day – Firefighters union buy bed-shaking fire alarm for Waterford family

Waterford — Lexi Dickenson began to lose her hearing two years ago. She received a cochlear implant in March, but when she takes it off at night to charge, she is completely deaf in one ear. That left the 6-year-old’s parents, Natasha and David, concerned about their safety in the event of a fire. “There … Read more

Symptoms of brain aneurysm revealed by Queensland woman who went to bed with headache: ‘Beyond scared’

When 21-year-old Queenslander Annie Barnett went to bed with a headache, she thought nothing of it. But less than 24 hours later, doctors had to remove part of her skull after discovering that the young woman had suffered five brain aneurysms and one of them ruptured. Annie’s family first learned of her life-threatening ordeal on … Read more

Symptoms of Parkinson’s revealed by ‘healthy’ mum who put aches down to ‘texting in bed’

Liz Day, then 41, suffered from shoulder and neck pain for months. When physical therapy failed to relieve her pain, she saw a doctor and learned that early-onset Parkinson’s disease was the cause. Six years later, Liz recently ran the New York City Marathon hoping to change the conversation about Parkinson’s disease, which is onset … Read more