Lindsey Ward dresses her 4-month-old son, Joshua, in her home in Woodbridge, Va., before making a "milk run" to receive donated breast milk from another mother. Ward believes that breast milk has greater health benefits for her son than does formula, but she is unable to pump adequate amounts of breast milk for him.
It was Christiane Benson's diagnosis with juvenile Batten disease in 2008 that inspired her parents to start the Beyond Batten Disease Foundation and to develop the universal carrier screening test.
Courtesy of Charlotte Benson
A study that measured antibodies and the disease history of more than 200 kids found that two doses of vaccine were 98 percent effective in preventing chickenpox compared with 86 percent for a single dose.