| Jun 7, 2012
| 8:09 AM
From the Apgar score used to report the status of a newborn immediately after birth until the baby and mother are discharged, hospitals conduct numerous tests on babies.
Pennsylvania law requires all babies born in the state to be screened for six...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 1:05 AM
“My earliest memory is trying to climb onto one of my father's draft horses,” Penny Kowalski of South Shore says. “I was four or five.”
It must have been a fond memory, because Kowalski, horse breeder and rancher's wife, has...
| Jun 11, 2012
The latest advance in prenatal genetic testing purports to offer parents more detailed information than ever about the child they are expecting. But for some, the new answers could lead to another round of questions.
The technology allows doctors to...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 1:22 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who drink a lot of sweet sodas during pregnancy may be more likely to give birth prematurely, a new study suggests.
The study, of more than 60,000 pregnant women in Norway, found that those who drank one sugary soda a...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 4:34 AM
Families are always looking for ways to save some cash. This month marks a year since kidsdinefree.net became available in the Roanoke Valley and Southwest Virginia.
The website has added more than 40 restaurants in the past year.
| Sep 7, 2012
| 1:14 PM
It was a bittersweet end Friday to an 18-year career.
Leta Lindley, who won her first LPGA Tour title after 15 years on the circuit at the 2008 LPGA Corning Classic, missed the cut at the Kingsmill Championship.
"I think I've had a mix of emotions,...
| Sep 13, 2012
Genes make us who we are — in sickness and in health. We get our genetic makeup from our parents, of course, but in the future, we might be getting genes from our doctors too. Imagine your doctor promising to cure your cancer or heart disease by...
| Aug 26, 2010
To donate the stem cell-rich umbilical cord blood produced during the birth of her daughter, Jaime Feaster of Lake Charles, La., would have had to drive more than two hours to the nearest hospital equipped to collect it.
That's a long way to go when you'...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Katelynn Malek claps and smiles as she points to photographs, correctly identifying several members of her family during a therapy evaluation. Such a task may …...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 9:32 PM
Members-only shopping destination Rue La La has teamed up with celebrity moms Courtney Cox and Nicole Kidman to curate online boutique. All proceeds go to charity....
| Aug 5, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Probably the one question we've all been asking ourselves since the 11 a.m. news conference at Florida State finished has been this: What is Fanconi anemia? After FSU coach Jimbo Fisher and his wife, Candi talked in front of cameras about how they are...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 4:35 PM
ESPYS: Robert Horry touched by well wishes over daughter's death...