| Nov 11, 2012
| 5:39 PM
The most disturbing occurrence of this week's episode of The Walking Dead had to be when Rick — still grieving the death of his estranged wife, Lori — finds the room of the prison where she recently gave birth to their baby via fatal C-...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 9:40 AM
Chutzpah! The former police chief of Bell, Calif., Randy Adams, had resigned in disgrace after prosecutors charged eight other city officials with looting the municipal budget. Adams had been recruited by the alleged miscreants (at a sweetheart salary...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 5:16 PM
What do you do when you have a cow that is springing with calf but over her due date? I get asked that question quite often and my answer is almost always an unequivocal "Induce her!"
The only reason I say my answer is almost always and not always is the...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 6:01 AM
Fewer moms scheduled early deliveries when hospitals used a tool kit to promote full-term pregnancies, according to a research funded by the March of Dimes and others.
Researchers looked at deliveries at 25 hospitals who used the tool kit and found that...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 9:24 AM
A Dodge City family sees triple with new additions to the family.
Jimena, Jasmine and Jadien were born Easter Sunday at Western Plains Medical Center. They are the first triplets ever born at the hospital. The babies were born a minute apart, and...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 12:24 PM
A Blacksburg woman previously indicted on charges that she was driving drunk when she got into an accident that killed her unborn son pled no contest on Wednesday to involuntary manslaughter and driving under the influence.
Harmony Stair, 33, pled no...
| Dec 28, 2011
American babies are most likely to be born in August and on Tuesdays, least likely in November and on Sundays. A female is born with 1 million eggs, but only about 300 of the hardiest make it to the final gate, ovulation. About 6,000 women reach menopause...
| Feb 22, 2011
| 10:00 PM
Medical professionals call it a national epidemic: normal children who are delayed in accomplishing basic skills like holding a pencil or catching a ball. At least one expert calls them "bucket babies." They're kids who spend too much time in containers...
| May 25, 2010
After a difficult pregnancy, weeks of bed rest and an emergency cesarean section, Liz Logelin got only a quick peek at her daughter before the newborn, healthy but premature, was whisked away to the neonatal unit.
The next day, a nurse arrived with a...
| Jun 30, 2010
Concern about a newborn's bacterial flora is not a topic you're likely to hear discussed in the waiting room of the maternity ward — but that may change. A new study has found that the way in which babies are delivered exposes them to specific...
| Jul 8, 2010
According to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the most common surgery in the country is now cesarean delivery of infants, also known as C-sections.
Although an acceptable rate has not been established for this type of...