IVF is growing in popularity for women who don’t want babies until later in life. But as more are finding out, it isn’t a guarantee. With comments from our Ruth Faden.

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Writing code to save his son’s life. After weeks in and out of the hospital, no one had come up with a diagnosis for his son. Frustrated by the lack of progress, Matt Might, Buddy’s father and a computer programmer, began attacking the problem the only way he knew how — by writing code

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“We see kids who come back to the clinic after they’ve been at camp and that’s all they are talking about. They can’t wait to get back. It gives them a little oomph to deal with the difficult ordeal they’re dealing with,” said our Dr. Yoram Unguru, medical director of Horizon Day Camp

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Emily Cochrane writes, “He was an Eagle Scout who had passed calculus and spoke some Mandarin. I was determined to meet him.”

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A baby with incandescent green eyes, a baby stamped with a bar code, another with a glowing gold brain: these are some of the images illustrating stories about the gene-edited twin girls born last November after the world learned of Chinese scientist He Jiankui’s controversial efforts to modify embryos

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Novartis AG is expected to begin selling Zolgensma, a possible cure for spinal muscular atrophy, after the FDA approves it this month. Novartis executives say Zolgensma’s ability to curb SMA—a muscle-wasting disease that often kills babies before age 2—explains the eye-popping price

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Joel Michael Reynolds writes: As a bioethicist who investigates how cultural and societal values impact medical care, I consider the position of anti-vaxxers to be morally indefensible. Here are three reasons why

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Julie Kim writes, “I now had two children, but was only just beginning to understand what it means to be a parent”

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