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Feb 2, 2016 08:42 AM ET // AFP
The UN health body says that a surge in cases in South America of microcephaly was likely caused by the mosquito-borne Zika virus, and declared the situation a public health emergency.
Jan 28, 2016 09:30 AM ET // AFP
Babies with microcephaly have an abnormally small brain and skull for their age.
Jan 27, 2016 11:45 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Pregnant women should avoid mosquitoes, say experts, since the virus will reach the United States before a vaccine or treatment is found.
Jan 15, 2016 09:10 AM ET // AFP
First births to mothers in their 30s are also rising, as women increasingly pursue careers before having children.
Jan 14, 2016 09:15 AM ET
In India, a woman bearing another couple’s biological child represents a multi-billion-dollar industry. Why is the country considering a ban on the practice?
Dec 14, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Emily Sohn
The findings add to growing evidence that the fetal environment influences brain development.
Nov 13, 2015 08:34 AM ET // AFP
The Cleveland Clinic said it will be the first hospital in the United States to offer transplanted uteruses to 10 women beginning in the next few months.
Sep 29, 2015 06:00 PM ET // Laine Bergeson
It's not always about the mom -- grandmothers also play a role in a child's respiratory fitness.
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