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Airfares, fancy clothes and lavish meals: How the Turpins kept their evil secret

In January 2019, Jordan Turpin, then 17, used a deactivated cellphone to call 911 and reveal a truth that shocked the world: She and her 12 siblings were being imprisoned by their parents. “They abuse us, and my two little sisters right now are chained up,” she told the operator. “They chain us up if… Read More »

Paralyzed football player, 27, and his full-time carer wife, 26, share their journey

Paralyzed football player, 27, and his full-time carer wife, 26, share intimate account of his agonizing battle to walk 7 feet down the aisle and her fight with depression Chris and Emily Norton, 27 and 26, got married last year in Jupiter, Florida Chris was paralyzed from the waist down in a football game aged… Read More »

Pediatricians share migrant children’s disturbing drawings of their time in US custody

The staff at the center asked the children to depict their time in CBP custody. A social worker at the center gave the drawings to the American Academy of Pediatrics, which gave them to CNN. “The fact that the drawings are so realistic and horrific gives us a view into what these children have experienced,”… Read More »

OpenNotes notches another big milestone, with 40 million patients now seeing their EHRs

OpenNotes has gained major momentum over the past decade in its efforts to convince providers that patients have the right to access the clinical notes in their electronic health records. This week, the initiative announced that more than 40 million patients across some 200 health systems are using secure portals to see their doctors’ notes.… Read More »

Know Your Girls: Breast cancer survivor diagnosed at 16 shares her story to help Black women save their own lives

Know Your Girls is committed to educating Black women about breast cancer. As part of their campaign to educate and inform Black women about their cancer risks, they connected TheGrio with Nikia Hammonds-Blakely, a survivor who was diagnosed at 16 years old. “I was in the shower one morning getting ready for school and I felt the… Read More »