Medicine

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Battling the biological clock

By Emily Belz
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Medicine | More young people are turning to fertility treatments like in vitro fertilization, but often without considering the ethical problems, failure rates, or…

Midday Roundup: Washington rolls out the red carpet for Pope Francis

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Popemania. Pope Francis traveled through Washington, D.C., this morning in a slow-moving motorcade past throngs of excited well-wishers on his way to meet…

Virginia loosens safety requirements for abortion facilities

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | Virginia’s State Board of Health voted last Thursday to weaken abortion facility regulations instituted four years ago. The moves sends the state on a…

Life after death

Life after death

By Daniel James Devine
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Vaccinations | Where vaccines saving millions of lives are derived from the tissue of aborted children, is it ethical to use them?

Vaccines & Viruses: Vaccine-derived polio breaks out in Ukraine and Mali

By Daniel James Devine
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Vaccines & Viruses | Polio problems. Last week, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced polio had paralyzed a 4-year-old and 10-month-old in Ukraine, marking Europe’s…

Obamacare rule mandates doctors, hospitals provide transgender treatment

Obamacare rule mandates doctors, hospitals provide transgender treatment

By Daniel James Devine
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Healthcare | The Obama administration has proposed a new rule that would ban “discrimination” against transgender patients at federally funded hospitals and doctors’

Not for everyone

Not for everyone

By Julie Borg
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Science | Risks may outweigh benefits of statin use for some

The harvest of shame

The harvest of shame

By Lynn Vincent
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Abortion | In 1999, WORLD looked at how the government’s lifting of the fetal-tissue research ban turned human-remains trafficking into big business

Supplemental diet

Supplemental diet

By Julie Borg
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Science | Research suggests men struggle with eating disorders, too

Sex-selection services in demand at U.S. fertility clinics

Sex-selection services in demand at U.S. fertility clinics

By Kiley Crossland
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Family | More healthy couples are using U.S. fertility clinics to help them with something other than conception struggles: guaranteeing their baby’s gender. A…

Criminal care

By Julie Borg
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Science | Detroit oncologist built empire on his crimes

Fetal organs harvested for lab rats

Fetal organs harvested for lab rats

By Jamie Dean
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Abortion | As the Planned Parenthood controversy continues, a disturbing question arises: What happens to aborted baby parts once they reach a lab?

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