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The Dangers of Zika Virus for Women and Men
ABC News' Dr. Jennifer Ashton visits "The View" to talk about the mosquito-borne virus.
The Latest Advances in the Fight Against Breast Cancer
Dr. Kristi Funk discusses new treatments, tests and breakthroughs on the first day of Breast Cancer Awareness month.
Hospital Sued for Wrong Down Syndrome Diagnosis
An Oregon couple says they made a life-changing decision based on bad results.
New Less Invasive Test for Down Syndrome
We know that each year nearly 400000 parents to be get an amniocentesis. Even though it's not risk free they do among other things to learn if their babies at risk for Down's syndrome. But big tonight a new option a simple blood test. ABC's chief health and medical editor doctor Richard explains.
Medical Moments: Fetal Genetic Testing
Expecting parents do many things in the nine months leading up to a child's birth to ensure their baby's health. The field of prenatal genetic testing can give more information. But what these sometimes invasive tests necessary. In this medical moment we'll take you to the university of north
Boy or Girl?
Now to a new test that reveals whether that baby on the way is a boy or girl the answer comes far sooner than before. But does it also reveal something else ABC's Linda Davis on the controversy tonight. This suspense was too much time hunter. Weeks into pregnancy she had to know would it be a girl.
Shaping Babies' Palates
Dr. Jacques Moritz on how pregnant women's food choices affect their children.
Non-Invasive Prenatal Blood Tests
According to the national down's syndrome society one in every 691. Babies is born with Down syndrome. Prenatal procedures like amniocentesis. The screen for such genetic conditions. But many other mothers opt out of this because there are risks involved. But now there may be a solution new
Rare Procedure Saves Unborn Twins
Surgery inside the womb saves girls born with twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome.
Good News for Expectant Parents
It is such a wrenching choice for countless expectant parents get amniocentesis. To determine if your unborn baby is likely to have Down's syndrome. Even though the procedure holds a high risk of its own miscarriage. But there today of a break through our chief health and medical editor doctor