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CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio woman has sued a Chicago-area sperm bank after she became pregnant with sperm donated by a black man instead of a white man as she'd intended. Jennifer Cramblett was five months pregnant and happy with her life in April 2012. She and her lesbian partner...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Authorities say more than 850 infants have been exposed to tuberculosis in an El Paso hospital by a nursing assistant who was diagnosed with the illness. Although cases of TB are at an all-time low in the U.S., the virus can be fatal if untreated, and is...
CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio woman has sued a Chicago-area sperm bank after she became pregnant with sperm donated by a black man instead of a white man as she'd intended. Uniontown resident Jennifer Cramblett says she found out she was impregnated with the wrong sperm in April 2012...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri consumer group announced Wednesday that it has sued the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in the latest effort to obtain information used to justify the rates consumers will pay for insurance on the federally run online marketplace...
Two studies give disappointing news for parents looking for a way to prevent celiac disease in babies at higher risk for it because of family history. Neither breast-feeding nor timing the start of gluten-containing foods makes a difference in whether a child develops the...
Giving teens free birth control encourages them to use long-acting methods and greatly cuts the chances they will become pregnant or have an abortion, a new study finds. The average annual pregnancy rate was 34 per 1,000 girls in the study — far below the national average of 158...
Two studies give disappointing news for parents looking for a way to prevent celiac disease in babies at higher risk for it because of family history. Researchers found that neither breast-feeding nor timing the start of gluten-containing foods made a difference in whether a...
A study shows that giving teens free birth control encourages them to use long-acting methods and greatly cuts the chances they will become pregnant or have an abortion. The study involved a project in St. Louis that offered 1,400 girls their choice of methods but stressed the...
MONTGOMERY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A fire that killed the president of a major southern New Jersey hospital and his wife has been ruled arson. The Somerset County prosecutor's office announced its finding Wednesday. Investigators determined the fire was intentionally set early...