The pregnant, brain-dead North Texas woman being kept on life support over her family’s protests is carrying a fetus that is “distinctly abnormal,” attorneys for the woman’s husband said Wednesday.
A different judge will consider a North Texas man’s request to remove his pregnant, brain-dead wife from life support. The hearing has been scheduled for Friday.
At age 22, Leah Duncan of Mansfield was looking forward to the future. But her world changed after a cancer diagnosis. She worried that she would not be able to get pregnant.
What if you could cut the number of preterm births by more than half just by changing the type of care pregnant moms get? One North Texas hospital system is doing just that by using a unique program called Centering.
The Texas attorney general’s office defended strict new state limits on abortion Monday by arguing at a court hearing that they seek to expressly protect “fetal life,” not just the safety of women terminating pregnancies.
New research suggests that high levels of BPA, a chemical in many plastics and canned food linings, might raise the risk of miscarriage in women prone to that problem or having trouble getting pregnant.
Despite a boom in the use of fertility treatments, a new government study shows the percentage of married couples having trouble conceiving has actually dropped slightly in recent years.
Dr. Crystal Foster is back with a look at the latest health headlines, including a possible link between induction and autism, and how food can help or hurt your nightly sleep.
The Texas House is debating a bill that will impose tough new restrictions on abortions, as activists announce plans to take their opposition campaign across the state.
Texas Republicans on Monday pushed on with aggressive efforts to pass tough new abortion restrictions they were prevented from passing last month.
The teen birth rates in Texas fell by some 24-percent over the last five years, but the Lone Star State still has the highest number of teen births in the nation, with nearly 43,000 in 2011.
A Texas House panel is set to debate hot-button legislation to ban abortions in Texas after 20 weeks. That’s the point at which anti-abortion activists contend a fetus can feel pain.