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Screening and Treating Young Children for Hip Abnormalities
When a doctor told "GMA" co-anchor Lara Spencer that she needed a hip replacement , Spencer -– an active woman in her 40s -– was shocked. "It was so upsetting. I was like 'what she said, recalling her reaction to the news last year. Spencer was diagnosed with hip dysplasia, also known as
Screening Kids for Hip Abnormalities
Every child born today is screened for developmental dysplasia of the hip, or DDH.
Woman's Abdominal Pain Turns Into Surprise Baby
Woman seeks medical help for kidney stones gets surprise at the hospital when she is told she is in labor and about to give birth
Mother Discusses Fears for Child Born With Zika-Related Birth Defects
A Venezuelan woman who gave birth in the U.S. to a daughter with birth defects related to Zika infection, said she is frustrated that there is so little known about the long-term effects of the virus. Maria Fernanda Ramirez Bolivar spoke to reporters today at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami,
Devastating Effects of Zika Virus Seen in New Fetal Brain Scans
The devastating effects of the Zika virus on the brains of fetuses go beyond microcephaly , according to a new study published today in the medical journal Radiology . Researchers evaluated brain scans of fetuses and infants with suspected Zika infection and found that in addition to microcephaly
Aerial Spraying to Be Deployed to Fight Zika in Florida
Planes will spray pesticides daily for the next four weeks over the 10-square-mile Zika hot zone near downtown Miami.
Expectant Parents Endure Booties Camp for Triplets They Announce in Video
Julie and John Vandermolen have never been parents, but they’re making their debut in a big way. The Greenville, Michigan, couple is pregnant with identical pregnancy .htm" id="ramplink_triplets_" targetblank">triplets -- something so rare that experts estimate it ranges from one in tens of
Mom of NJ Baby With Microcephaly Says First Doctor Told Her She Would Be 'Fine'
The mother of an infant born in New Jersey with microcephaly said a doctor in her home country of Honduras told her everything would be "fine" after she reported having a fever earlier in her pregnancy. Speaking to Fox News Latino from her bed at Hackensack University Medical Center, the
Zika in the US: How Doctors Help Infants With Microcephaly
An infant born in New Jersey yesterday is the second known baby suspected of being born with Zika-related microcephaly in the U.S. The case has highlighted how medical officials in the U.S. are monitoring other pregnant women, amid fears that the Zika virus could be transmitted locally. At
Tests Give Women, Men a Preview of Fertility
Annie Gerhart is a 32-year-old single woman focused on her career. She is not ready for kids just yet but would like a family eventually. “I'm in my early 30s and I know that I want to have kids at some point in my life,” the California resident told ABC News. Gerhart took advantage of a test that