Oversold prenatal tests spur some to choose abortions

by jeeg 16. December 2014 01:15
  Stacie Chapman’s heart skipped when she answered the phone at home and her doctor — rather than a nurse — was on the line. More worrisome was the doctor’s gentle tone as she asked, “Where are you?” On that spring day in 2013, Dr. Jayme Sloan h... [More]

Dennis Lo: 'Should parents be told about a disease their child might get?'

by jeeg 7. September 2013 01:26
Yuk Ming Dennis Lo recalls the reaction when in 1997 he and colleagues published the unusual news that fragments of an unborn baby's DNA circulate freely in its mother bloodstream in significant quantities. First, he was surprised by the ready acceptance of a discovery he likens to finding your ... [More]
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