This week's "Time" cover story suggests that our nine months of gestation constitute the most consequential period of our lives, permanently influencing the wiring of the brain and the functioning of organs such as the heart, liver and pancreas.
When Janis Olsson was diagnosed with cancer while pregnant, doctors cut her pelvis in half to remove the tumor, then reassembled her -- a procedure so risky they practiced on cadavers first.
City of Hope's Women's Cancers Program is making it easy to support a future free of women's cancers with their "All In Week" awareness drive, which kicks off today (Sept. 23). Find out how you can join the movement ....
Michael Douglas recently sat down with his 10-year-old son, Dylan, and his 7-year-old daughter, Carys, and told them about his cancer diagnosis -- straight up. "Baby Einstein" inventor and writer Julie Clark has been in Douglas' shoes, and she's written a book for parents to help them explain cancer to children.
If you've recently suffered a miscarriage, you'll be thrilled to hear that you don't need to wait a few months before trying to conceive again. A recent University of Aberdeen study of 30,000 women concluded that conceiving within six months of a miscarriage provides the best shot at a healthy, successful pregnancy.