| Nov 7, 2012
For the first two weeks of Jayden Adams' life, the little boy, born 10 weeks premature at Advocate Lutheran General Children's Hospital, was nourished with donated human breast milk.
Now six weeks old and thriving, Jayden's mother, Mandy, who lost...
| 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 10, 2012
| 5:06 AM
The March of Dimes mission is that all babies be born healthy by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality.
This weekend you can help out by getting a little bit of exercise in the New River Valley 5K Run and March for Babies....
| Jun 2, 2012
| 8:41 AM
A local foundation and area families celebrated premature babies at a Grand Rapids park on Saturday.
The Ella Bullis Foundation gathered at John Ball Park for a picnic to celebrate with children who have survived premature birth and honor those who...
| Jun 17, 2012
A Journey into the Mind and Heart of My Extraordinary Son
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 256 pp., $26
It took author Buzz Bissinger four years to write "Father's Day: A Journey into the Mind and Heart of My Extraordinary Son,"...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 9:55 AM
Author Event: Poet Samuel Amadon reading from The Hartford Book
with Timothy Donnelly, award-winning author of The Cloud Corporation, Wed., July 18, at Real Art Ways, Arbor St., Hartford, realartways.org
Hartford is a peculiar subject. Live or work...
| Jul 11, 2012
Premature birth appears to be related to hospitalizations for a range of psychiatric illnesses as the child becomes an adult, including depression and bipolar disorder, a recent study found.
The study, which was published in the June issue of Archives of...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 7:13 AM
(Reuters) - President Barack Obama has ordered his administration to offer health insurance to seasonal firefighters employed by the U.S. government, after an outcry over the lack of affordable coverage available to thousands of such workers.
| Feb 1, 2012
| 1:52 PM
Upon learning they are pregnant, most women dutifully nix the alcohol, sushi and caffeine.
But what about antidepressants?
Headlines about the potential risks of antidepressants on a developing fetus, including miscarriage, premature birth and newborn...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 7:25 PM
MISHAWAKA -- At the 4th annual Concert For a Cause at the Mishawaka FOP Saturday night the community rallied around a Niles family to help a special little girl who has been battling major health issues her entire life.
The Concert For A Cause was...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 6:46 PM
When Shalini and Shane Wittstruck of Seattle were told their baby, Kieran, would be born at just 30 weeks, they were forced to face the possibility he might die or suffer lifelong health complications.
Despite the odds, Kieran is now a rambunctious 5-...