| Jan 24, 2011
Is health insurance coverage of infertility treatments an essential benefit to help people manage a medical disorder? Or is it a life-enhancing benefit, nice to have perhaps but not essential because it doesn't sustain a person's life?
A panel of experts...
| Mar 4, 2011
The dimension in question is not penis or testicle size, but a measurement known as anogenital distance, or AGD.
Men whose AGD is shorter than the median length -- around 2 inches (52 mm) -- have seven times the chance of being sub-fertile as those...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 3:01 PM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Both houses of the Indiana Legislature have now approved bills that would restrict access to abortions.
The Indiana House voted 72-23 on Wednesday to require that women seeking an abortion be told that human life begins at...
| Apr 25, 2011
According to Resolve, the National Infertility Assn., one in eight U.S. couples of child-bearing age is diagnosed with infertility. Two long years ago, my husband and I unfortunately found ourselves in this category. It's been a heartbreaking journey ever...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 4:10 PM
Hey guys! Boxers or briefs? It's one of many questions doctors are asking men these days. It turns out more men are having trouble knocking up their wives or girlfriends.
“I think that folks recognize now that infertility isn't just a woman's issue...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 7:49 PM
Kansas launched an inspection Wednesday of a Planned Parenthood clinic in Overland Park, ahead of decisions by the health department that could leave the state as the first in the nation without any licensed abortion providers.
Three inspectors from...
| Jul 7, 2011
Cicelyann Perkins is a shadow of her former self--just a few short years ago she was much heavier--those were the days before her weight loss surgery in 2007.
"Going in I think I was 246," Cicelyann said with a laugh. "I try not to remember that--as of...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 7:46 AM
TOKYO (Reuters) - Scientists have found a "superbug" strain of gonorrhea in Japan that is resistant to all recommended antibiotics and say it could transform a once easily treatable infection into a global public health threat.
The new strain of the...
| Dec 29, 2010
Every year during the holidays, Dr. Melvin R. Cohen, an infertility specialist, would receive dozens of cards and letters updating him on the children he helped bring into the world.
"Without your help we would have never had the wonderful and full...
| Sep 28, 2011
An Oswego couple familiar with the steep financial and emotional costs of infertility treatment recently held their eighth annual fundraiser for families who cannot afford in vitro fertilization.
Melissa Trader, 35, went through several IVF cycles before...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 6:51 PM
An Ellicott City obstetrician is accused of botching a woman's surgery last year, removing a healthy ovary and fallopian tube on the patient's right side when the doctor was supposed to excise a cyst on the left, according to a complaint filed in...