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Experimental surgery for unusual form of infertility produces a baby boy for

Experimental surgery for unusual form of infertility produces a baby boy for
Eggs from women of that age often show genetic abnormalities, many of which would prevent a live birth, said Dr. Marcelle Cedars of the University of California, San Francisco Medical Center. Stimulating egg production wouldn't overcome that problem …
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Important Facts Every Young Woman Should Know About Breast Cancer

Important Facts Every Young Woman Should Know About Breast Cancer
In fact, "in women with the densest breasts, mammograms miss over 60 percent of cancers," adds Thomas Kolb, M.D., a diagnostic radiologist in New York City. But ultrasound scans, a.k.a. sonograms, do find the vast majority of those tumors, he says.
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Does your province cover the cost of infertility treatments?

Does your province cover the cost of infertility treatments?
In vitro fertilization (IVF) in Ontario is “only insured for the first three treatment cycles where the infertility is due to complete bilateral anatomical fallopian tube blockage that has not resulted from a sterilization procedure,” according to the …
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