| Sep 26, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Katherine Warrick was 31 when she was blindsided by an aggressive form of breast cancer. Like many young adults, she simply had no time for it: She was a newlywed, finishing her first year of graduate school and working full time as a social worker....
| Sep 19, 2013
| 3:45 PM
"Mother of George" is an unexpected gem about true love, infertility and a meddling mother-in-law. The couple under duress is part of Brooklyn's close-knit Nigerian immigrant community. Not a side of that borough we usually see.
But it is the kind of...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 12:36 PM
Women who find themselves having a hard time getting pregnant may have endometriosis to blame. The condition is one of the most common causes of infertility. Dr. Michael A. Giudice, a physician of obstetrics and gynecology with University of Maryland St....
| Aug 20, 2013
| 8:18 PM
Some men lost the chance to be biological fathers last year after their sperm samples were destroyed when a tank keeping them frozen at Northwestern Memorial Hospital failed, an attorney who filed lawsuits against the hospital said Tuesday.
| Aug 8, 2013
| 2:45 PM
When it comes to getting pregnant, the size of your data does matter.
That's the premise behind Glow, an app for the iPhone and iPad that couples can use to figure out the best time to try to get pregnant.
The app predicts a woman's chances of...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 11:31 AM
How long a healthy pregnancy lasts can vary by as much as five weeks, even when doctors precisely determined the date of conception, a new study suggests.
Although the length of a healthy pregnancy is known to be variable, some of this variation was...
| Jul 31, 2013
It used to be that when a child received a cancer diagnosis, the focus was primarily an immediate one: To cure the child.
But over the last two decades, researchers have found that the cancer treatments that are so effective in saving children's lives...
| Jun 22, 2013
There came a moment, at a dinner party, when actor Elisabeth Rohm felt "an impulse of camaraderie" and chose the chance to ease another woman's distress over a secret she had carefully guarded. Rohm told the group that she had become pregnant through in...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 2:37 PM
I was disappointed to see the letters in your mailbag section all held the same opinion — that Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian was wrong to ban abortions at its facility.
I hope you will publish other opinions as well about this matter. I, for...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 9:06 AM
Re. "Commentary: Hoag is committed to women's health," (May 24):
As obstetricians/gynecologists who admit patients to Hoag Hospital, we are compelled to respond to the commentary by Robert Braithwaite, Hoag CEO, and Gary McKitterick, chairman of the Hoag...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 12:51 PM
On a bright morning in San Francisco, Holly Finn sits in a parking lot, her car swaying in the wind. Avoiding eye contact with passers-by, Finn shoots up.
She shoots up hormones.
Leuprolide Acetate, to be exact.
"To prep my body for embryo transfer,...