| Sep 10, 2007
THIRTEEN-MONTH-OLD Solange Dorsainvil plays with toys made from wood and cloth, drinks from a Swiss-made aluminum sippy cup and teethes on kale stems and celery.
Her life is as plastic-free as her mother, Celina Lyons, can make it.
| Dec 3, 2013
| 8:37 PM
Dan Schau was on the hunt for a second job when he came across an advertisement for sperm donations in a Seattle newspaper last year. The ad said men who qualified could receive free health coverage—and cash—for donating sperm at a local...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 2:15 PM
Bowie Community Theatre has double cause for celebrating its 47th season — a slate of shows and a new home for rehearsals at the city's Kenhill Center.
BCT President John Nunemaker says the new location offers adequate rehearsal and workshop...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 3:00 PM
Simply referring to Maria Trent, M.D., as a pediatrician is a bit like calling Barack Obama an executive.
The Johns Hopkins Children's Center doctor's continuing achievements as a researcher, clinician, professor and advocate for adolescent health...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 3:32 PM
In a country where a good portion of the people have gambled at least once in their lives, it's normal to hear people say, "If I won the lottery, I would buy ...."
How far is this country willing to take its gambling obsession, and is it OK to hold in...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Katherine Warrick was 31 when she was blindsided by an aggressive form of breast cancer. Like many young adults, she simply had no time for it: She was a newlywed, finishing her first year of graduate school and working full time as a social worker....
| Oct 9, 2013
Becca and Steve Goering and Virginia Fetzer are expecting.
Fetzer, a Mundelein mother of two, expects to give birth to a boy at Highland Park Hospital on Jan. 29, and the Goerings, a Chicago couple, expect to bring that baby, their biological son, home....
| Oct 2, 2013
| 3:56 PM
Two centers dedicated to women's health — one in Celebration and another in Winter Park — will open Thursday evening as part of Florida Hospital's $270 million expansion.
Florida Hospital for Women-Winter Park and Celebration Health Women'...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 12:36 PM
Women who find themselves having a hard time getting pregnant may have endometriosis to blame. The condition is one of the most common causes of infertility. Dr. Michael A. Giudice, a physician of obstetrics and gynecology with University of Maryland St....
| Aug 20, 2013
| 8:18 PM
Some men lost the chance to be biological fathers last year after their sperm samples were destroyed when a tank keeping them frozen at Northwestern Memorial Hospital failed, an attorney who filed lawsuits against the hospital said Tuesday.
| Jul 31, 2013
It used to be that when a child received a cancer diagnosis, the focus was primarily an immediate one: To cure the child.
But over the last two decades, researchers have found that the cancer treatments that are so effective in saving children's lives...