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DNA Doesn't Make a Dad: An Open Letter to the Stranger Who Calls Himself My Dad

Erin Johnson | Posted 04.08.2016 | Parents
Erin Johnson

Image from Shutterstock I never thought my life would resemble an episode of the Maury show. At 35, the last thing you expect is to get a phone call...

Anemia: Know the Symptoms of This Potentially Life-Threatening Condition

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 03.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

Rarely is anemia related to iron deficiency in pets, as it is in many women. Iron supplementation should be avoided, unless your pet is one of the very rare cases where actual iron deficiency is present.

Surprise! DNA Test Reveals Bio Dad Is the Clinic Tech

Today's Mama | Posted 03.15.2014 | Parents
Today's Mama

If it were a movie you wouldn't believe it: One family in Salt Lake City is processing what happened after a DNA test revealed that their daughter's biological father isn't the man who raised her.

3 Things You Must Do Before Getting DNA Tested

Posted 06.14.2013 | OWN

By Cheryl Platzman Weinstock In capable hands, DNA testing can be a powerful tool to help prevent or treat illness. Take these steps to make sure...

What A DNA Test Revealed About My Family History

Craig Kanalley | Posted 11.21.2012 | Technology
Craig Kanalley

When I logged in to see the results, 29 "matches" popped up -- these are living people today with whom I share a common direct male ancestor with in about the last 1,000 years. The surnames to those closest matches? A Kennelly and a MacNeely, variations of my own last name.

Still Talking Khloe DNA On 'Kardashians' Premiere

Posted 05.21.2012 | TV

New show, same drama. Even though "Khloe & Lamar" wrapped their season last week with the family trying to push Khloe to get a DNA test, that storylin...

'Khloe & Lamar' Finale: Does Khloe Get A DNA Test?

Posted 07.14.2012 | TV

The ongoing debate about Khloe Kardashian's parentage surfaced on the season finale of "Khloe & Lamar" (Sun., 10 p.m. ET on E!). Sister Kim called her...

The REAL Father Of Justin Bieber's Alleged Baby Mama?

TMZ | Posted 01.28.2012 | Celebrity

The ex-boyfriend of Justin Bieber's alleged baby mama has no doubt ... he's the daddy of the baby she claims Justin fathered ... and he wants to tak...

Texas to Condemned Man: Execution First, DNA Later

David Protess | Posted 12.04.2011 | Chicago
David Protess

Hank Skinner is scheduled to die in a month -- while two judges continue to contemplate whether he can test the evidence that might clear him.

Absurd Dilemmas Caused by Secrets in Closed Adoptions

Jean Strauss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jean Strauss

The secrets inherent in closed adoptions can create a lifetime of frustration and feelings of being second-class citizens -- and can also create absurd dilemmas.

Is Your DNA Dangerous to Your Health?

Thomas Goetz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Thomas Goetz

Designating physicians as gatekeepers for genetic information isn't just disempowering -- it's sticking healthcare in a time capsule for a decade or more, until physicians get up to speed.

Weekly Pulse: Rand Paul, DIY Ophthalmologist

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

Instead of getting some fancy board-certification as an ophthalmologist, Paul decided to "go Galt" and make up his own credentials.