In this Tuesday, March 13, 2018 photo, Marlo Emch poses for a photo at her home in Burton, Ohio. Marlo didn’t grow up with a brother or sister near her age. That’s why she wanted another child after giving birth last April to a son conceived through in-vitro fertilization. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
March 15, 2018 - 9:23 am
Many of them had already endured their share of heartache. Some had been trying for years to get pregnant, suffering through multiple miscarriages. Others had undergone cancer treatments that destroyed their fertility. Now, hundreds of these women and couples have learned that the eggs and embryos...
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March 15, 2018 - 12:00 am
FDA begins push to cut addictive nicotine in cigarettes Renowned pediatrician Dr. T. Berry Brazelton dies at age 99 Fertility clinic failures forge lost legacies, heartbreak House to try again on bill easing use of unapproved drugs San Francisco fertility clinic sued over embryo tank failure...
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March 14, 2018 - 9:57 pm
ROME (AP) — Chinese health authorities told a Vatican trafficking conference that Beijing's efforts to crack down on illegal "underground" organ transplants have resulted in 220 arrests and 100 victims being rescued over the past 10 years. Dr. Haibo Wang, deputy chief of China's organ donation and...
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March 14, 2018 - 8:21 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Overdose deaths in Native American communities have skyrocketed in the time the opioid epidemic has swept the U.S. and federal officials are looking for solutions. Native Americans and Alaska Natives saw a fivefold increase in overdose deaths between 1999 and 2015, Dr...
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March 14, 2018 - 6:35 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state law that prohibits doctors from performing abortions based on a diagnosis of Down syndrome was placed on hold by a federal judge on Wednesday. Judge Timothy Black said the law's opponents are "highly likely" to succeed in arguing the law is unconstitutional because "...
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FILE- In this Nov. 2, 2015, file photo, Elizabeth Holmes, founder and CEO of Theranos, speaks at the Fortune Global Forum in San Francisco. On Wednesday, March 14, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission filed charges against Holmes and her company for defrauding investors. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
March 14, 2018 - 4:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Elizabeth Holmes, a Stanford University dropout once billed as the "next Steve Jobs," has forfeited control of Theranos, the blood-testing startup she founded, and will pay $500,000 to settle charges that she oversaw a "massive fraud." Under an agreement with the Securities and...
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Dr. Sunil Singhal, second from right, directs a special camera to view a tumor in his patient made visible with a fluorescent dye, seen at monitor on right, at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. Researchers are testing fluorescent dyes that make cancer cells glow to make them easier for surgeons to find, giving patients a better shot at survival. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
March 14, 2018 - 11:29 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — It was an ordinary surgery to remove a tumor — until doctors turned off the lights and the patient's chest started to glow. A spot over his heart shined purplish pink. Another shimmered in a lung. They were hidden cancers revealed by fluorescent dye, an advance that soon may...
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March 13, 2018 - 9:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House rejected legislation Tuesday easing how experimental drugs are provided to people with terminal illnesses, as Democrats calling the bill risky and misleading overcame support from President Donald Trump and emotional arguments by Republican lawmakers and ailing...
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March 13, 2018 - 12:00 am
Fertility-clinic breakdowns baffle experts, upset couples Barbershop study trimmed black men's hair and blood pressure 2 fertility clinics respond to egg, embryo storage failures UK says ex-spy poisoned with Soviet-developed nerve agent House rejects GOP bill easing use of unproven drugs Judge:...
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This undated photo shows Amber and Elliott Ash holding son, Ethan. The Ash's have filed a class action lawsuit against University Hospitals in Cleveland after its fertility clinic in suburban Cleveland discovered a storage tank malfunction March 4 and said last week that as many as 2,000 frozen eggs and embryos may have been damaged. (Ash family photo via AP)
March 12, 2018 - 10:28 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Two fertility clinics across the country from each other experienced equipment failures on the same day that may have damaged hundreds of frozen eggs and embryos, something that a fertility expert called a stunning coincidence and that is already producing lawsuits from crestfallen...
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