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Authorities are looking for an 11-year-old boy who went out on a walk with his dog Mesa Saturday morning, but has not returned.
Adilynn Shook hasn’t even reached seven months of life yet, but the small child with multiple wires wrapped around her body has gone through far more medical procedures than many adults will experience in their entire lives. But despite all the tests, surgeries, checkups and symptoms which will continue to arise throughout her life, the perpetually sick child rarely loses her energy and a sweet smile that lightens the soul.
In 2006, I came up against a holiday deadline crunch, so I turned my column over to Turpy, the beloved 8-year-old golden retriever/chow mix who had turned up at our doorstep as a puppy.
PHOENIX — Three disability rights groups are urging the U.S. Supreme Court to let Arizona enforce its ban on abortions at 20 weeks as a necessary safeguard against “postnatal eugenics.”
After having half of his brain removed in a medical procedure on Sept. 6, Chandler 18-month-old Cooper Nichols is seizure-free and recovering as expected.
When Kyna and Eric Nichols of Chandler had twins last March, they knew they would face challenges after learning their daughter had Down Syndrome. What they didn’t know was that their son would also be diagnosed with a rare medical condition seven months later.
Republican Sens. McCain and Flake have become prime examples of why Republicans are suffering from the “why bother” syndrome when it comes to voting and reason for the GOP going down the tubes. We elect them to represent ‘we the people’ and our principles and what do they do? ‘Turn-tail’ and take the most lucrative way out. Back to ‘what’s good for me’, not for the U. S. of A.
The crowd cheered loudly for all the recognizable names — from Missy Franklin, to Ryan Lochte, Nathan Adrian to Matt Grevers and many more among the lot — from last year’s London Olympic Games.
Everytime a baby with Down syndrome is born in Arizona, Virginia “Gina” Johnson knows about it.
Gina Johnson, founder of Sharing Down Syndrome with her son David, 29, in Gina's office. [Abel Muniz/Special to Tribune]
Using nothing more than the soot from a wood burning stove mixed with his own saliva, deaf artist James Castle used this homemade ink to communicate with the world.
Deaf actor Robert DeMayo portrays deaf artist James Castle in “Soot and Spit,” a play that also features actors with Down syndrome, at Paul V. Galvin Playhouse on the Tempe campus of Arizona State University.
I must take issue with a comment made in a recent vent, regarding so-called hate-mongering from the right.
Now that the Chicago Cubs have secured a spring-training home in Mesa well into the future, the East Valley will soon welcome to the area the first of possibly many in a long line of Windy City favorites: Portillo’s Hot Dogs.
The game plan – after a few minutes – worked to perfection for Xavier in its first-round girls Division I girls basketball state tournament matchup.
A holiday present for Fido or Fluffy used to be an extra table scrap or a new squeeze toy. But as with gifts for their human counterparts, pet presents are becoming increasingly high-tech.
We race into the 2012 homestretch following a record-breaking Thanksgiving weekend, where blockbuster franchises like “Twilight” and James Bond weren’t the only ones to do gangbuster business. Oscar-heavyweights “Lincoln” and “Life of Pi” both exceeded expectations in wide release, while independent fare “Silver Linings Playbook” and “Hitchcock” saw decent numbers in far fewer theaters.
A Mesa dentist hopes to add some serious fun to Halloween.
Ask any parent, and they'll tell you raising a child isn't easy, but it can be especially tough on parents who have a child with Down Syndrome.
Colby Snead’s favorite animal he likes to draw is a turtle.
Three-percent of the adult population suffers from Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD).
Like a lot of kids, Jennifer White grew up with pets.