Family sues after DNA kit reveals fertility clinic secret

Family sues after DNA kit reveals fertility clinic secret

An Ohio woman has sued a fertility clinic after a DNA kit bought as a Christmas gift revealed that the man she thought was her father is not biologically related to her. She accuses the clinic of using a stranger’s sperm to fertilize her mother’s egg.

Zebrafish are making waves for limb regeneration research WASHINGTON, April 3 -- Could humans regrow their limbs? Researchers are considering this possibility as they study the regrowth of tail fins and other organs in zebrafish. Zebrafish are a member of the minnow family that live in freshwater...

Activists shifting abortion debate to focus on human rights

WASHINGTON — With the future of abortion rights on the verge of changing like no time since before Roe v. Wade, advocates are presenting new arguments to plead their cases. Both sides have amped up messaging in an effort to intertwine human rights and abortion since...

FDA to furlough more workers to fund review of new treatments

Jan. 18 (UPI) -- WASHINGTON -- The longest federal government shutdown in U.S. history continues to disrupt the Food and Drug Administration's oversight of potentially life-saving drugs such as allergy medication. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb tweeted Friday the...

FDA resumes some inspections as workers return — without pay

WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- The Food and Drug Administration has resumed inspections of some high-risk foods, like cheese and milk, with inspectors returning to work without pay during the government shutdown. Other popular foods, like cake mix, peanut butter, and...

VIDEO: Hospice for the Holidays

Traditional holiday stories follow celebrities as they visit children’s hospitals and do-gooders donating minivans to families with disabled members. But, a story about the holiday season from the perspective of those sick in the hospital or terminally ill is seldom found.

Church of the Epiphany weaves work of art for National Homeless Week

WASHINGTON -- The fence in front of downtown Washington’s Church of the Epiphany became a work of art Wednesday, covered in strips of fabric by passersby as part of an effort to help those who have a home think about those who don’t. Organizers of the art project—...

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