| May 30, 2012
| 4:48 PM
For parents of young children diagnosed with cancer, looking ahead can be at once terrifying and consoling. Now, a burgeoning field of research allows those parents to consider their pre-pubescent child's ability to someday bear children — and to...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 12:21 AM
LOS ANGELES -- A major public health crisis is emerging, in the form of a sexually-transmitted disease that doesn't respond to antibiotics, World Health Organization officials said Wednesday.
Gonorrhea is one of the most common sexually-transmitted...
| Jun 18, 2012
All of the women who lie about takingtheir birth control and "trap" a man, allow me to introduce you to the man who didn't tell his wife he had a vasectomy!
A wife writing to an advice column on Slate says she and her husband "Harry" struggled for two...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 7:54 AM
It's something a lot of couples can identify with. Struggling with infertility, getting pregnant and then the worst happens, losing a child.
Rick Kiser wrote a book about his experiences called, "Forever My Son."
You can purchase the book at Family...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 9:44 AM
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Two national groups are supporting a discrimination lawsuit filed by a former Indiana parochial school teacher who claims she was fired for trying to get pregnant through in vitro fertilization.
The American Society for...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 10:42 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Teenage girls looking for birth control should be encouraged to consider the long-lasting "set and forget" methods, according to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG).
In new guidelines, ACOG says IUDs...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 5:57 PM
Under national health care reform, insurance policies in Maryland will be required to cover acupuncture for pain management and chiropractic care in certain cases.
The plans won't cover acupuncture for other treatments, such as infertility or stress, and...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 2:38 PM
Gonorrhea, one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases in the US, infects more than 700,000 Americans each year. Most do not have symptoms. Left untreated, it can increase the risk for HIV and cause other serious health consequences, including...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 9:16 AM
"The Odd Life of Timothy Green" is odd indeed. It comes from writer-director Peter Hedges of "What's Eating Gilbert Grape?" and other pictures, and in pleasing ways as well as some dubious ones, Hedges ranges all over the place in his expansion of a story...
| Apr 18, 2012
In an age of assisted reproductive technology, can you rewind the biological clock? Not as much as you think, say Yale researchers in a study published in a recent issue of "Fertility and Sterility."
Those are the findings of Dr. Pasquale Patrizio,...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 4:10 AM
Easy Spring Vegetables
Spring is a great time to take full advantage of warmer weather and all the delicious young vegetables coming into the market. Two techniques will make your life in the kitchen simple, they are: blanching and then pureeing. A...