4-Year-Old Boy with Down Syndrome Stars in British Christmas Campaign

For this year's holiday campaign, UK department store chain Marks & Spencers offered up a little something extra by featuring young model Seb White (who you'll find in the bottom righthand corner of the ad above) in their Christmas ad and catalog. 4-year-old Seb is just like any other child model — tiny, exuberant and… » 12/26/12 10:15am 12/26/12 10:15am

Boy With Down Syndrome Voted Homecoming King

We usually only hear about high school kids when they're bullying each other or sexting themselves silly, but in a welcome change of pace, a students at Urbana High School in Maryland did something lovely for a classmate. Earlier this fall, Caitie Cyr created a Facebook page urging students to elect Kevin Schombert, a… » 10/24/11 9:30am 10/24/11 9:30am

A New, Simpler Test For Down's Syndrome On The Way

Women who are concerned that they may be carrying a child with Down's Syndrome currently have to undergo a risky, invasive procedure that results in miscarriage 1% of the time. Scientists now say that a new blood test, which could be available in about two years, will eliminate the risk of miscarriage while still… » 3/06/11 2:43pm 3/06/11 2:43pm

Less Stigma For Kids With Down Syndrome, But More For Moms Who Abort?

More British children are being born with Down syndrome » 11/25/08 5:00pm 11/25/08 5:00pm, leading some to speculate that Britain has become more tolerant of the condition. After the introduction of a prenatal test for Down's in 1989, its incidence in Britain dropped from 714 births a year to 594. But that number is up again, to 749, its highest…

Sarah Palin, The Life-iest Pro-Life Candidate Who Ever Scared The Crap…

So by now you know John McCain picked some pretty lady from Alaska as his running mate. Crafty! But you have never heard of her before. No one really has.* Sure, she was profiled in Vogue » 8/29/08 1:00pm 8/29/08 1:00pm a few months back, but you don't get for the articles, and the reason for that is that the profile totally missed one of the…