• Top of the Morning: Mark Zuckerburg Posts Photo to Honor Pregnant Wife

    Plus, PH Senate passes bill that give care to kids with rare diseases
  • 1. Mark Zuckerburg shares photo capturing pregnant wife's spirit

    Mark Zuckerburg and wife Photo from Mark Zuckerburg/Facebook

    he Facebook CEO and his wife Priscilla Chan are expecting their first child, a daughter, after a series of miscarriages. Mark shared a touching photo that famed photographer Annie Leibowitz took of them on the social-media site. Part of his caption reads, "I love her expression: intense yet kind, fierce yet loving, leading yet always supporting others." The couple announced the pregnancy in July. (huffingtonpost.com)

    2. PH Senate passed a bill seeking to address the needs of children with rare diseases
    The Philippine Senate passed the proposed Rare Diseases Act of 2015, which gives support and important to treatment and care of persons with rare disease that are often chronic, debilitating, life-threatening, and mostly affect kids. Senator Pia Cayetano spoke about the issue which is close to her heart; he lost his nine-month-old son to complications from a rare congenital disease called trisomy 13. One of the many aspects of the bill classifies the persons afflicted with rare diseases as persons with disabilities (PWDs) and will be given the rights and privileges of PWDs as mandated by the Republic Act 7277 or the Magna Carta for Disabled Persons. (gmanetwork.com)

    3. Women who have more kids or are sterile are less prone to ovarian cancer
    Yet another reason to have more kids, right? Researchers found that women who have more kids have significantly lower risk of developing the disease. Women who have one child already have a reduced the risk of 20 percent, while an additional child lowers it eight percent more. The new study also found that those whose fallopian tubes have been cut have lower risks for ovarian cancer.
    (huffingtonpost.co.uk)

    4. Watch the new trailer for Daddy's Home

    Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell give out laughs with the new comedy Daddy's Home. THe firs ttrailer was released Father's Day. This new trailer underlines the stark contrast between the two dads: a well-meaning step-dad (Ferrell) and freeloading real dad (Wahlberg), as they "fight" (read: compete) for their kids. Kobe Bryant makes an appearance this time. Daddy's Home will premiere later this year.  (collider.com)

    5. Devon Sawa is going to be a dad a second time
    Actor Devon Sawa and his producer wife Dawni are expecting their second child together. He announced the good news via Twitter: "Boy, do I have some news. Or should I say 'girl.'" The two have been together for 12 years and are already parents to 21-month-old son Hudson. Devon is sure excited to have Barbie sessions and the color pink. Congratulations! (peopel.com)

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