Apr 21, 2017

Argentina woman who gave birth in coma meets son, months later

In late 2016, a 34-year-old policewoman in Argentina — in a coma after a car accident — gave birth. Four months later, Amelia Bannan has regained consciousness and finally met her son. During the first part of 2017, “she moved sometimes, made signs of ...

/ Apr 7, 2017

U.S. couple accused of giving daughters to cult leader

A couple accused of gifting their daughters to a cult-like figure who considered them wives have pleaded to child endangerment charges. Savilla and Daniel Stoltzfus got financial help from Lee Kaplan when they fell on hard times after breaking from their Amish faith, according ...

Stress from war brings baby boom in Ukraine

/ Mar 3, 2017

Stress from war brings baby boom in Ukraine

Olena Gorbatova gave birth to her third child in war-torn eastern Ukraine to the sounds of gunfire and exploding shells in the Kiev-held flash-point town of Avdiivka. The 40-year-old calmed herself by thinking the attacks were just a celebration of the baby girl, whom ...

/ Feb 5, 2017

'Third-hand' smoke residue may harm infants: study

The first solid evidence that smoking causes cancer came in the 1950s, followed decades later by revelations that “second-hand” smoke also harms health. On Friday, scientists issued a warning about what they call “third-hand” smoke (THS) — the sticky residue from tobacco puffing that ...