Sep 5, 2015

Malnourished child suckled by dog is rescued in Chile

Chilean police say they have rescued a malnourished 2-year-old boy found being breast-fed by a neighbor’s dog. The national police says a witness spotted the dog feeding the boy Thursday at a mechanic’s workshop in the desert port of Arica, some 1,240 miles (2,000 ...

Woman gives birth with her mom's uterus

Aug 27, 2015

Woman gives birth with her mom's uterus

For one family in Sweden, a pioneering procedure has led to a baby being born from his grandmother’s womb transplanted into his mother’s body, uniting three generations. The new mother, who lost her own uterus to cancer in her 20s, said it was “unimaginable” ...

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 ...