| Jan 25, 2012
| 6:33 PM
It doesn’t look like much -- Janet Althen places what looks like a small flashlight with an inverted colored bulb on certain points of the body, holding it there for about 30 seconds -- but for Althen’s patients, as well as a growing number of...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 6:39 PM
Cicelyann Perkins is a shadow of her former self--just a few short years ago she was much heavier--those were the days before her weight loss surgery in 2007.
"Going in I think I was 246," Cicelyann said with a laugh. "I try not to remember that--as of...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 3:57 AM
Growing up in Bethesda, Giuliana Rancic thought there was nothing more glamorous than the news women she saw on TV. First at the University of Maryland, College Park, then at graduate school in Washington, she trained to join their ranks, heading with...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 9:44 AM
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Two national groups are supporting a discrimination lawsuit filed by a former Indiana parochial school teacher who claims she was fired for trying to get pregnant through in vitro fertilization.
The American Society for...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 5:57 PM
Under national health care reform, insurance policies in Maryland will be required to cover acupuncture for pain management and chiropractic care in certain cases.
The plans won't cover acupuncture for other treatments, such as infertility or stress, and...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 8:17 PM
A lot of women choose to hold off on having kids for a number of reasons. Sometimes, they make the decision, only to find out that when they're ready, it's too late.
Modern women want it all: great jobs, spouses, and eventually beautiful bundles of joy....
| Feb 24, 2012
| 1:02 PM
WILLOW SPRINGS, Mo -- An adoption tax credit that brought big refunds to many families last year is once again helping families this year. However, it could soon go away if Congress doesn't take action. That could mean a loss of thousands of dollars to...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 2:38 PM
Gonorrhea, one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases in the US, infects more than 700,000 Americans each year. Most do not have symptoms. Left untreated, it can increase the risk for HIV and cause other serious health consequences, including...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 9:16 AM
"The Odd Life of Timothy Green" is odd indeed. It comes from writer-director Peter Hedges of "What's Eating Gilbert Grape?" and other pictures, and in pleasing ways as well as some dubious ones, Hedges ranges all over the place in his expansion of a story...
| Apr 18, 2012
In an age of assisted reproductive technology, can you rewind the biological clock? Not as much as you think, say Yale researchers in a study published in a recent issue of "Fertility and Sterility."
Those are the findings of Dr. Pasquale Patrizio,...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 3:34 PM
When a young woman is diagnosed with cancer, getting pregnant is probably the last thing on her mind. But if she wants children in the future, it's something she should think about. The chemotherapy and radiation treatments used to treat cancer can hurt a...