| 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...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 11:59 AM
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| Dec 7, 2011
"Homeopathic" weight-loss products containing human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) are illegal and mislead consumers, federal agencies said Tuesday after issuing warning letters to seven companies that market the popular pellets, powders and sprays.
| Dec 7, 2011
Products marketed as “homeopathic” hcG drops, pellets or sprays are unapproved new drugs and therefore illegal, federal agencies said yesterday. But what about the injectable form of hCG, which is available only by prescription?
HCG, or human...
| 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...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 10:19 AM
CLEARWATER, Fla. (KTLA) -- A Florida woman did what many doctors thought was impossible when she conceived a boy and a girl at the same time -- in separate uteruses.
Twins Nathan and Natalie Barbosa were born two minutes apart at Morton Plant Hospital in...
| Jan 21, 2012
A month after Anabella and Matteus Potter were born in 2009, their parents, Adriana and Robert, agreed to disagree on what to do with two other embryos created in the same petri dish as their twins.
Grateful for the in vitro fertilization that enabled...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 6:39 PM
Cicelyann Perkins is a shadow of her former self--just a few short years ago she was much heavier--those were the days before her weight loss surgery in 2007.
"Going in I think I was 246," Cicelyann said with a laugh. "I try not to remember that--as of...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 8:17 PM
A lot of women choose to hold off on having kids for a number of reasons. Sometimes, they make the decision, only to find out that when they're ready, it's too late.
Modern women want it all: great jobs, spouses, and eventually beautiful bundles of joy....