- Ebola survivor who lost 21 relatives gives birth to baby boy Updated: Aug-28-15 5:47 am
KENEMA, Sierra Leone - Ebola did not take Victoria Yillia's life. And it could not prevent the birth of her son.
- Woman gives birth to conjoined twins in Colorado Updated: Aug-27-15 6:21 pm
AURORA, Colorado - A Colorado hospital where a Minnesota woman gave birth to conjoined twins said Thursday that one of the babies died after a complicated five-hour separation procedure.
- School committee to send resolution against HPV mandate Updated: Aug-27-15 5:19 am
COVENTRY, Rhode Island - A school committee in Rhode Island plans to send a resolution to Gov. Gina Raimondo's office asking her to rescind the HPV vaccine mandate.
- 3 generations of Swedish family linked by single womb Updated: Aug-25-15 11:26 am
GOTHENBURG, Sweden - For one family in Sweden, a pioneering procedure has led to a baby being born from the same womb that nurtured his mother, uniting three generations.
- California doctor pleads guilty in birth control fraud case Updated: Aug-24-15 4:19 pm
FRESNO, California - A Central California doctor is facing up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to mail fraud stemming from allegations that he used unapproved birth control devices.
- Court denies Catholic groups' contraceptive mandate request Updated: Aug-21-15 8:13 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - A federal appeals court on Friday reaffirmed its prior judgment that the contraceptive mandate of the Affordable Care Act does not violate the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
- Kansas lost federal funds stripped from Planned Parenthood Updated: Aug-21-15 6:04 pm
WICHITA, Kansas - Since Kansas won its fight to strip Planned Parenthood and another clinic of federal family planning dollars more than a year ago, promising to use those funds at other medical facilities and offer the same services, the state has instead lost the money and many services for low-income patients have been cut.
- Birth control ruling on hold while nuns await Supreme Court Updated: Aug-21-15 1:58 pm
DENVER - A group of Colorado nuns won't have to comply with a federal ruling about birth control until they hear whether the U.S. Supreme Court will hear their case.
- Drug industry links run deep in field of sexual medicine Updated: Aug-20-15 8:49 pm
WASHINGTON - How do you measure sexual desire?
- Woman who won discrimination suit asks $2.6 million Updated: Aug-20-15 1:17 pm
MONTROSE, Colorado - A former Montrose County employee who won a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit after she lost her job is seeking $2.6 million for the loss of potential future earnings.
- Hospital's cuddler program helps premature babies. Updated: Aug-20-15 5:04 am
MUNCIE, Indiana - For the next few minutes, Kay Stickle is going to be Cincaid's grandma.
- DNA results confirm Topeka sperm donor is child's father Updated: Aug-19-15 3:58 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Genetic testing has shown that a Topeka man who donated sperm to a lesbian couple is the biological father of the 5-year-old child born to one of the women.
- FDA approves first pill aimed at boosting female libido Updated: Aug-19-15 12:07 am
WASHINGTON - The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first prescription drug designed to boost sexual desire in women, a milestone long sought by a pharmaceutical industry eager to replicate the blockbuster success of impotence drugs for men.
- Breast milk donation site has successful first year Updated: Aug-18-15 5:05 am
CROWN POINT, Indiana - A Northwest Indiana OB/GYN office collected about 375 pounds of breast milk in its first year as a donation site. Then Megan Cardwell, a mom from Crown Point, showed up.
- Health officials say they won't change HPV vaccine mandate Updated: Aug-17-15 4:22 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - State health officials say there are no plans to change a new requirement that middle school students in Rhode Island get the HPV vaccine even though some parents, and now some lawmakers, have expressed concerns.
- New study links preterm birth with microbes in mom's body Updated: Aug-17-15 3:07 pm
WASHINGTON - Scientists might have found a new way to tell who's at risk of having a premature baby, by checking the bacterial community that lives in mom's reproductive tract.
- Federal grant to help pregnant women battling addiction Updated: Aug-16-15 11:19 am
BOSTON - State health officials say Massachusetts has received a federal grant to treat pregnant women who are addicted to opioids.
- Health Department urges HPV vaccine for girls and boys Updated: Aug-16-15 8:34 am
BURLINGTON, Vermont - The Vermont Department of Health says not enough Vermont teens are fully vaccinated against human papilloma virus - a sexually transmitted disease that can lead to cancer later.
- Connecticut requires infertility coverage for older patients Updated: Aug-15-15 10:56 am
HARTFORD, Connecticut - People over 40 who still hope to become parents in Connecticut may soon have the cost of infertility treatments covered by their insurance company.
- Gay couples sue Florida over names on birth certificates Updated: Aug-13-15 7:11 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Florida - The first couple to be issued a same-sex marriage license in Florida sued the state Thursday, saying that the Bureau of Vital Statistics still won't allow hospitals to list both same-sex parents on birth certificates.
- Utah asks Supreme Court to hear contraception mandate case Updated: Aug-12-15 8:01 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Utah is supporting three religious schools in a challenge to a federal mandate to provide contraceptive coverage.
- Kids with cancer get futuristic chance at saving fertility Updated: Aug-11-15 4:32 pm
CHICAGO - Barely 2 years old, Talia Pisano is getting tough treatment for kidney cancer that spread to her brain. She's also getting a chance at having babies of her own someday.
- Health Department: expecting mothers should get vaccinated Updated: Aug-11-15 2:43 am
PIERRE, South Dakota - The South Dakota Department of Health is reminding expecting mothers to get vaccinated during pregnancy in recognition of National Immunization Awareness Month.
- Judge OKs $9 million for Honolulu military hospital lawsuit Updated: Aug-10-15 9:11 pm
HONOLULU - Attorneys representing a Virginia family in a lawsuit over a Hawaii military hospital birth that left the child with cerebral palsy continue to prepare for trial, even though a federal judge on Monday approved a $9 million settlement.
- Judge strikes down Oklahoma law restricting abortion drugs Updated: Aug-10-15 3:39 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - A judge struck down an Oklahoma law Monday that required doctors to follow label instructions when prescribing abortion-inducing drugs, finding the rule is unconstitutional because it doesn't apply to other kinds of medication.