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Anencephaly

Rare Birth Defect Cases Common Among Hispanics Here

VOXXI | Hope Gillette | Posted 04.28.2014 | Latino Voices

The majority of the population in Central Washington’s Yakima, Benton and Franklin counties is Hispanic, and it is within these counties that a rare...

Birth Defects In Rural Washington Stun Experts

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 02.23.2014 | Parents

A group of small communities in central Washington may be facing a very big problem. Doctors there are baffled by a cluster of local cases involvin...

Why Is El Salvador Letting a Woman Die?

Marianne Mollmann | Posted 07.16.2013 | World
Marianne Mollmann

This past month, the world has been watching a 22-year-old pregnant woman in El Salvador die, little by little. I want to say it is like watching an accident happen in slow motion, but this situation is no accident.

Boy Dies After 3 Years Without A Brain

AP | Posted 01.01.2013 | Denver

PUEBLO, Colo. — A Colorado boy who survived three years without a brain has died. Nickolas Coke, of Pueblo, was born with only a brain stem, a ...

Baby Born With Brain Outside Head Dies

AP | Posted 07.30.2012 | World

JOHANNESBURG -- A South African doctor says a baby born with his brain outside his head has died after being alive for three weeks. A doctor on duty ...

Federal Employee Forced To Pay For Abortion To End Life-Threatening Pregnancy

Washington Post | Joe Davidson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

D.J. Feldman was 11 weeks pregnant last year when she learned that her child had anencephaly, a fetal defect that left the baby with almost no brain. ...