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The Nazi nurses behind the ‘Super Race Children’: Inside the Aryan breeding wards where boys and girls were given UV treatment if their hair turned brown

The Nazi nurses behind the 'Super Race Children': Inside the Aryan breeding wards where boys and girls were given UV treatment if their hair turned brown

Like other wartime nurses, those in Nazi Germany selflessly tended to wounded soldiers in some of the toughest conditions imaginable. But they also had a more sinister side to their job – assisting with Third Reich’s ‘experiments’ including euthanizing the mentally handicapped and other groups Hitler deemed ‘undesirable’ and assisting in the creation of ‘Super

CCTV of Turkish boy’s ‘miracle’ escape (video)

CCTV of Turkish boy's 'miracle' escape (video)

A four-year-old Turkish boy has walked away from a seemingly fatal car accident unscathed, and unfazed. Muhammet Dirlik was minding his own business on a kerb next to some steps in his home town when he was hit by an out-of-control car. source: youtube.com

Moderate drinking in pregnancy ‘harms IQ’

Moderate drinking in pregnancy 'harms IQ'

Researchers from Oxford and Bristol universities looked at the IQ scores of 4,000 children as well as recording the alcohol intake of their mothers. They found “moderate” alcohol intake of one to six units a week during pregnancy affected IQ. Experts said the effect was small, but reinforced the need to avoid alcohol in pregnancy.

Boy nearly killed by a dose of ibuprofen: Allergy left him covered in blisters on life support

Boy nearly killed by a dose of ibuprofen: Allergy left him covered in blisters on life support

When 11-year-old Calvin Lock came down with a suspected viral infection, his mother did not hesitate to give him ibuprofen. The routine medication almost cost him his life after a violent allergic reaction left his body covered in severe blisters. He had to be put on a life support machine and was treated in a

Sexual abuse, physical assaults and a home filled with drugs: The heartbreaking upbringing of boy, 13, who is being tried as an adult after ‘killing his 2-year-old brother’

Sexual abuse, physical assaults and a home filled with drugs: The heartbreaking upbringing of boy, 13, who is being tried as an adult after 'killing his 2-year-old brother'

Police and family services records have given a startling insight into the heartbreaking childhood of a 13-year-old boy accused of beating his two-year-old brother to death. Cristian Fernandez reportedly suffered neglect at the hands of a teenage mother and a drug-abusing grandmother, sexual abuse by a cousin and physical assaults by a stepfather who went