Rate of pregnant teens dips

...Columbia County, where abortions and miscarriages have increased and the teen pregnancy...Resources Center for Health Statistics. Miscarriages in Richmond County decreased from 46...1994 to 1995. In Columbia County, miscarriages increased from seven to eight from...

9-11 birthdays are bittersweet

...Angel had pretty much given up on having children. She and her husband, Robert Pike, already had suffered through three miscarriages and the death of their 5-month-old twins. The 39-year-old was shocked when she discovered she was pregnant again...

The blessings of professional chaplaincy

The other day I was surfing the Internet looking for sources on dealing with grief caused by miscarriages. I came upon an article written by a physician on a religious Web site. It started out as a pretty good article until I arrived...

State adoptions office using new means to find homes

...state adoption coordinators could clone Charlie and Jackie Hood, they would. After seven years of fertility treatments, miscarriages and dashed dreams, they decided to adopt one child. Instead, they took home four. The two boys and two girls, ages 4...

Company recalls its Colby cheese

...potentially fatal, infections in young children, the elderly and people with weak immune systems. It also can cause miscarriages. The cheese, sold in vacuum-packed plastic bags, carries the code A259 on the label and was sold in South Carolina and...

CDC: Death toll eight from bacterial outbreak

...a Sara Lee subsidiary. The outbreak has sickened 50 people in 11 states since August, including two women who suffered miscarriages, the CDC said. Last month, Sara Lee recalled several brands of hot dogs and cold cuts. Healthy people can usually fight...

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Britain moves toward 3-person babies

...techniques offer hope to women who face a devastating dilemma of potentially passing on genetic defects. Kean's aunt suffered miscarriages and stillbirths and was killed by the disease."Knowing that you could bring a child into this world for a short, painful...

Respect friend's wishes on pregnancy

...probably with good reason that your friend does not want to acknowledge her pregnancy publicly. Perhaps she has a history of miscarriages. Things can and sometimes do go wrong within the first three months. If she makes her condition generally known and something...

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Nitrate pollution is tied to crumbling bedrock

...waterways and aquifers are linked to environmental damage and serious illnesses. In high concentrations, nitrates can cause miscarriages and "blue baby syndrome," in which an infant's red blood cells are unable to carry sufficient oxygen. The pollution...

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It's a girl for Courteney Cox Arquette and David Arquette

...Arquette, whose "Friends" TV character struggled to have a child, has disclosed that in real life she suffered several miscarriages before her successful pregnancy. "I get pregnant pretty easily, but I have a hard time keeping them," she said last...

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