| Dec 29, 2010
| 11:48 AM
Q. The Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix, Ariz. has stripped St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, also in Phoenix, of its Catholic affiliation for performing emergency surgery on a woman that saved the woman's life but ended her pregnancy, which...
| Aug 6, 2010
After a miscarriage, the time a woman should wait before trying for another pregnancy is controversial. Some practitioners believe that there should be no wait time; the World Health Organization encourages women to wait at least six months.
| Aug 15, 2010
Each year in the United States, perhaps a few dozen pregnant women learn they are carrying a fetus at risk for a rare disorder known as congenital adrenal hyperplasia. The condition causes an accumulation of male hormones and can, in females, lead to...
| Jan 29, 2011
Margaret Simon spent the last four months of her pregnancy lying in bed on a doctor's orders, hoping to prevent a miscarriage and a preterm birth. As a result, Simon lost her job, struggled to care for her two older children and grew so unfit that she got...
| Jan 29, 2011
| 1:30 AM
An Aberdeen physician was not negligent in the way he handled a woman's internal bleeding after she gave birth in August 2006, a Brown County jury determined Friday.
Jason and Heather Grebner contended that Dr. Gregg Carlson, also of Aberdeen, should...
| Aug 26, 2010
| 8:26 AM
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- Doctors in Argentina have removed a nearly 56-pound tumor from a woman's uterus which apparently made her look like she was pregnant with quintuplets.
The 54-year-old woman carried the massive tumor in her womb for 18 months....
| Sep 1, 2010
It's a familiar story. She tried over and over to lose weight. Sometimes she succeeded, but it always came back.
And it seemed so unfair because she didn't want to get as skinny as a supermodel, just a healthy weight, 145 or 150 pounds.
| Sep 14, 2010
| 6:07 PM
LAGUNA BEACH -- A local gynecologist is being sued for allegedly branding a patient's name on her uterus.
According to a lawsuit filed earlier this month in Orange County Superior Court, Dr. Red Alinsod used what is called an "electrocautery device" to...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 9:22 PM
Almost 39 weeks ago, Kristine Casey set out on an unusual journey to help her daughter and answer a spiritual calling.
Her goal was achieved late Wednesday when she gave birth to her own grandson at age 61.
Casey, possibly the oldest woman to give birth...
| Feb 14, 2011
| 1:30 AM
CHICAGO - Almost 39 weeks ago, Kristine Casey set out on an unusual journey to help her daughter and answer a spiritual calling.
Her goal was achieved when she gave birth to her own grandson at age 61.
Casey, possibly the oldest woman to give birth in...
| Feb 16, 2011
| 11:34 AM
Abortion opponents are trying to follow Nebraska's lead in enacting a law to restrict abortions based on when a fetus is likely to feel pain.
The bill would restrict abortions after 22 weeks, when supporters say a fetus is developed enough to feel pain...