Jul 10, 2015

Study links Prozac, Paxil use with birth defects

A sweeping government study of thousands of women has found links between the older antidepressants Prozac and Paxil and birth defects but has cleared other popular treatments in the class, including Celexa, Lexapro and Pfizer’s Zoloft, which is the subject of a major lawsuit ...

Jul 9, 2015

U.S. court: citizenship law's gender differences unconstitutional

A U.S. law that treats mothers and fathers differently in determining whether their foreign-born children may claim U.S. citizenship is unconstitutional, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday, four years after the U.S. Supreme Court split 4-4 on the issue. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court ...

Jul 3, 2015

Chinese firm to punish 'unscheduled' pregnancies: report

A Chinese company plans to demand its employees seek approval to get pregnant and fine those who conceive a child without permission, reports said, provoking a media firestorm Friday. “Only married female workers who have worked for the company for more than one year ...

Suspect killed after attack on Dallas police headquarters

Jun 14, 2015

Suspect killed after attack on Dallas police headquarters

A man who attacked the headquarters of the Dallas Police Department with gunfire and explosives early on Saturday was killed by police snipers during a standoff, authorities said. The hours-long drama began soon after midnight when the suspect riddled police headquarters with bullets and ...

Woman, 65, adds quadruplets to 13 kids

May 24, 2015

Woman, 65, adds quadruplets to 13 kids

A 65-year-old German woman, who already had 13 children, has given birth to quadruplets after undergoing an artificial insemination procedure in Ukraine, RTL television reported early on Saturday. Annegret Raunigk had three boys, named Dries, Bence and Fjonn, and one girl, Neeta, who were ...