| 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...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 9:22 PM
Almost 39 weeks ago, Kristine Casey set out on an unusual journey to help her daughter and answer a spiritual calling.
Her goal was achieved late Wednesday when she gave birth to her own grandson at age 61.
Casey, possibly the oldest woman to give birth...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 5:39 AM
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KTLA) -- A Los Angeles Superior Court judge upheld the decision of the Medical Board of California to revoke the medical license of Dr. Michael Kamrava. Kamrava was the fertility doctor who treated 'Octomom' Nadya Suleman.
| Aug 24, 2011
| 2:45 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The heavier a woman is, the more trouble she may have getting pregnant and having a baby through in vitro fertilization, or IVF, suggests a large U.S. study.
Researchers found that women who were overweight or obese were...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 5:40 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Very few women choose to get an intrauterine device (IUD) inserted soon after giving birth, even though it's one of the most effective methods of long-term contraception, according to a new study.
Instead, the research showed,...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 6:44 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- E! News host and reality television star Giuliana Rancic has revealed that she will have a double mastectomy, after lumpectomies failed to completely eradicate her breast cancer.
The 36-year-old Rancic and her husband, Bill,...
| Sep 9, 2011
Want a baby? Why not win one? A Canadian radio station is stirring up some controversy with one of their new on air contests for parents. The prize? A baby.
Sort of. Ottowa's Hot 89.9 is giving away three rounds of IVF, valued at $35,000, to a listener...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 12:29 PM
Michigan Bans Alcohol Infused Energy Drinks
Four Loko, the high-octane alcoholic beverage favored on college campuses, is again under fire.
Michigan announced Thursday that it is banning alcoholic caffeinated drinks like Four Loko, which is produced...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 6:19 AM
Katie Davis, 24, lost her ovaries to cancer when she was 12. Doctors told her that if she wanted to have a baby one day, she would have to use donor eggs and undergo in vitro fertilization. She has been trying to have a baby since September 2010, but so...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 12:23 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Nadya Suleman on Thursday blamed the creation of the "Octomom character" that she has become synonymous with in part on a California fertility specialist who, she said, had her sign a consent form while she was drugged.