| Jul 4, 2011
| 1:54 PM
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....
| Jul 5, 2011
| 1:42 PM
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...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 6:47 PM
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...
| Mar 15, 2011
| 5:23 PM
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...
| Mar 14, 2011
| 3:46 PM
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...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 1:19 PM
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....
| Nov 1, 2011
| 1:46 PM
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...
| Nov 27, 2011
| 8:42 PM
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....
| Nov 30, 2011
| 8:44 AM
Florida Department of Children and Families
Abuse Hotline 800-962-2873
Baptist Children’s Home
www.fbchomes.org; Faith-based, nonprofit organization seeks stable Christian homes for children....
| Oct 5, 2011
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...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 6:00 AM
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...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 11:43 AM
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...