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  • Fraternal twins with autism: Is risk in the womb?

    CHICAGO (AP) — Experts have blamed most of the risk for autism on inherited genes. Now one of the largest studies of twins and autism shifts the focus to the womb. It suggests that the mother's age and health may play a larger role than was thought....
  • Environment, Antidepressant Use During Pregnancy May Raise Autism Risk

    Environment, Antidepressant Use During Pregnancy May Raise Autism Risk
    CHICAGO -- Environmental factors may play a greater role in autism than previously thought, tipping the scale away from a strict focus on genetics, two studies released on Monday suggest. In one, a team at Stanford University compared cases of autism...
  • New autism study suggests environment plays a role in disease

    New autism study suggests environment plays a role in disease
    A new study flies in the face of previous autism research and says it's the environment more than anything that leads to the disorder.  Perhaps even behavior, habits and medication taken by the mother can all be causes. The finding is sparking...
  • National Geographic's Mireya Mayor is 'old school' when it comes to working out

    National Geographic's Mireya Mayor is 'old school' when it comes to working out
    Mireya Mayor has studied primates around the world and hosts shows on the National Geographic Wild Channel. An ex-Miami Dolphins cheerleader with a Ph.D. in anthropology, the South Florida native calls herself "girly-girly." In fact, her new book is...
  • Surgery helps men regain fertility after cancer

    WASHINGTON (AP) — New research shows a painstaking surgical technique can help some men deemed infertile because of childhood cancer treatment to become fathers after all. Young men can bank sperm before cancer treatment if they're told that...
  • Ohio wrong-embryo couple gets twins from surrogate

    TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman who gave birth to a Michigan woman's baby after a fertility clinic mix-up says she and her husband are new parents again. Carolyn and Sean Savage say a surrogate mother has given birth to their twin daughters....
  • Program targets premature births

    Program targets premature births
    SOUTH BEND — After her twin girls were born, Nicole Blount didn't want to leave the hospital — because her babies couldn't. Born 15 weeks early, Blount's daughters needed the constant medical care that Memorial Hospital's Natal Intensive Care...
  • Man says ex-girlfriend stole his sperm to create kids

    Man says ex-girlfriend stole his sperm to create kids
    A New York man was stunned to find out that his four-year-old twins were not an accidental pregnancy after all — but that his desperate girlfriend secretly stashed away his sperm and used it for an in-vitro procedure, he charges in a lawsuit....
  • Family Support

    Abuse Registry Florida Department of Children and Families Abuse Hotline    800-962-2873 Adoption Miami-Dade County Baptist Children’s Home www.fbchomes.org; Faith-based, nonprofit organization seeks stable Christian homes for children....
  • NU researchers eye molecule in arthritis treatment

    NU researchers eye molecule in arthritis treatment
    When tiny white blood cells known as macrophages run amok in your body, they can cause painful inflammation. But Harris Perlman, associate professor of medicine at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine, recently discovered a molecule he...
  • Medical Writer Annie Murphy Paul's 'Origins' Examines Everyone's First Nine Months

    Medical Writer Annie Murphy Paul's 'Origins' Examines Everyone's First Nine Months
    My mother often said, sometimes as a point of pride, that she was plastered when she went into labor with me. At her favorite restaurant, she had had a couple too many highballs the night I wanted out. At the Catholic hospital where I was delivered, two...
  • TRAP & Ashley Delgado: Story of loss wins contest for Roanoke expecting mom

    TRAP & Ashley Delgado: Story of loss wins contest for Roanoke expecting mom
    North Texas mom-to-be, Ashley Delgado was expecting triplets. She lost the third, and was in danger of losing another. After a number of trips to the hospital, she has two healthy babies on the way. Thanks winning to a national contest -- she's getting...