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Progeria

It's Getting Old

Francis Levy | Posted 06.17.2014 | Comedy
Francis Levy

There are certain old people who are praised for their voracious appetite for life. They can't see or hear. They certainly can't fuck and they're ste...

The Science of Possibility

Christine Sachs | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Christine Sachs

In my previous career, I worked with some really smart folks. When I told them I was becoming a life coach, their reactions were a mix of vague support and uncertainty as to what I was actually doing with my life. And to be honest, I wasn't always sure either. I often asked myself: "Am I making the right choice?"

What It Mean to Be a Mom

Leslie Rasmussen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Leslie Rasmussen

As moms, we want to protect our kids from everything. We'd love to find a cure for bullying, a cure to stop our kid's heartbreak and a cure for feeling lonely. Can you imagine how hard it would be to try to find a cure to keep your child alive?

WATCH: The Most Inspiring 6-Year-Old In The News

Posted 07.28.2013 | Good News

Adalia Rose is 6-years-young, but she has a condition that makes her look much older. She suffers from a rare genetic disorder called progeria, wh...

'I’ve Always Felt That When You Inhale, I Exhale'

Posted 04.21.2013 | Women

Jody Houston, 57, interviews her daughter, Barbara Cooper, 30. Jody Houston: You were born prematurely. The doctor came into the recovery room, a...

First Black Child Diagnosed With Rare Aging Disease

AP | By MICHELLE FAUL | Posted 11.08.2011 | Black Voices

JOHANNESBURG -- The elfin child with the big personality and bright smile calls herself "the first lady" and dreams of the future. But doctors say 12...

Progeria Studies Shed Light On Rare Premature Aging Disorder

Posted 08.31.2011 | Healthy Living

New research could offer help to kids with a rare condition that causes them to age at 10 times the normal rate. Signs of progeria -- which includ...

David Moye

World's Oldest Progeria Sufferer DJ/Artist Leon Botha Dies At 26

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

South African-based artist/ DJ Leon Botha packed a lot of life into his 26 years, despite suffering a genetic condition that caused his body to age pr...

WATCH: Rare Genetic Condition Accelerates Aging In Seven-Year-Old

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Parents often think their children grow up too soon, but a serious genetic disorder has turned a cliche into frightening reality for one British famil...