Tag: Twin

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‘The Challenge’ star Abram Boise and pregnant wife open up about ‘vanishing twin’

MTV’s “The Challenge” star Abram Boise and his wife, Rachel Missie Boise, recently shared with fans that she’s pregnant with their first child. But the pregnancy hasn’t been what they were expecting.

In an Instagram post on Sunday, Missie Boise explained that the couple experienced what’s called a vanishing twin.

“My husband and I are so excited to announce we’re expecting our first child!” the mom-to-be wrote alongside a photo of herself and Boise, 37, exchanging a kiss as she holds up a sonogram. “This pregnancy started out as twins however within the first trimester my body decided it could only support one baby.”

“We experienced what’s called ‘vanishing twin,'” she continued. “The body sacrifices and reabsorbs the other fetus into the uterine wall, putting all that nourishment towards the strongest baby. We had gotten so attached to the idea of twins and mourned the loss of what could have

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Identical twin sisters battle duplicate breast cancer diagnoses

Meagan McCallum and Courtney Werner were diagnosed just months apart.

While the mammogram came back clear, an ultrasound showed an abnormality, forcing McCallum to undergo a biopsy.

PHOTO: Twin sisters Meagan McCallam and Courtney Werner shared a duplicate breast cancer diagnosis at the age of 42.

Twin sisters Meagan McCallam and Courtney Werner shared a duplicate breast cancer diagnosis at the age of 42.

Twin sisters Meagan McCallam and Courtney Werner shared a duplicate breast cancer diagnosis at the age of 42.

The biopsy showed McCallum had invasive ductal carcinoma, the most common type of breast cancer, found in 80% of diagnoses, according to BreastCancer.org, a “nonprofit organization dedicated to providing information and community to those touched

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The Blacklist and Twin Peaks Actor Clark Middleton Dies at 63 After Contracting West Nile Virus

Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic Clark Middleton

Clark Middleton, who appeared on The Blacklist and Showtime’s Twin Peaks revival, has died. He was 63.

The actor died in his Los Angeles home on Sunday as a result of the West Nile Virus, according to his wife Elissa.

“With heavy hearts we announce the passing of a life eminently worthy of celebration: Clark Tinsley Middleton, 63 – beloved actor, writer, director, teacher, hero, husband, beacon, friend,” she said in a statement, Variety reported. “Clark transitioned on October 4th as a result of West Nile Virus, for which there is no known cure. Clark was a beautiful soul who spent a lifetime defying limits and advocating for people with disabilities.”

West Nile Virus is a mosquito-borne disease with no vaccine or treatment. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, most people infected with West Nile Virus do not feel sick, though one

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