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Facebook, Apple will now pay to freeze employees eggs

Facebook is already covering the procedure as part of its insurance benefits, the company said. Apple plans to offer coverage starting in January, according to report by NBC News. The relatively new practice of freezing eggs allows women to put their fertility on hold so they can still have children later in life.

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Why Facebook & Apple Are Paying To Freeze Employees Eggs

Facebook and Apple are telling their female employees: We will pay to freeze your eggs. Facebook is already covering the procedure as part of its insurance benefits, the company said

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Facebook, Apple Will Pay for Female Employees to Freeze Their Eggs!

Facebook and Apple will pay for female employees to freeze their eggs! The reason?

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On Leadership: The new Silicon Valley perk? Freezing your eggs

Employees at Silicon Valley giants Facebook and Apple are not short on generous perks: extendedfamily leave, sleek onsite medical centers for employees, free massages and candy shops.

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See expectant mom's shocked face when she learned she was having quadruplets

(ABC News) -A Utah couple is getting ready to welcome two sets of identical twins -- a one in 70 million occurrence -- after spending years in fertility treatments. Ashley and Tyson Gardner are having quadruplets, after two implanted embryos split, resulting in two sets of identical twins. The chances of two identical sets of twins is approximately on in 70 million, according to Dr.

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See Expectant Mom's Face After News of Quadruplets

More ABC news videos | ABC Entertainment NewsCopy A Utah couple is getting ready to welcome two sets of identical twins -- a one in 70 million occurrence -- after spending years in fertility treatments. Ashley and Tyson Gardner are having quadruplets, after two implanted embryos split, resulting in two sets of identical twins. The chances of two identical sets of twins is approximately on in 70 million, according to Dr.

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White woman sues over black baby

SUING: Jennifer Cramblett with two-year-old daughter Payton. An Ohio mom and her same-sex partner are suing a Chicago-area fertility clinic for sending sperm from a black donor instead of the white donor's sperm that she ordered. Thirty-six-year-old Jennifer Cramblett of Uniontown, Ohio, said that, as a lesbian, she knows what discrimination feels like

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Moderate drinking may hurt healthy men's fertility: Study

Health Home> > > > Written by: QMI Agency Oct. 3, 2014 Moderate drinking may hurt healthy men's fertility: Study (Fotolia) Moderate drinking on a weekly basis contributes to poor sperm quality in healthy young men, a new Danish study has found. The study was based on 1,221 men between the ages of 18 and 28 who underwent a medical exam for military service between 2008 and 2012

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What If American Women Never Have The Children They Delayed Because of the Recession?

Many American women put off having children when times got hard in the recession. Now theres more reason to worry they wont have those kids at all. In a new paper published by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Princeton University researchers Janet Currie and Hannes Schwandt cast doubt on the idea of a baby rebound.

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"Wrongful birth": White woman sues after she mistakenly receives sperm from black donor

CLEVELAND - An Ohio woman and her partner have sued a Chicago-area sperm bank after she became pregnant with sperm donated by a black man instead of a white man as she'd intended. Jennifer Cramblett was five months pregnant and happy with her life in April 2012. She and her partner had married months earlier in New York, and within days of their nuptials she had become pregnant with donor sperm at a fertility clinic in Canton

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'Bachelor 2015' News: Women Competing for Chris Soules' Heart Revealed

September 30, 2014|2:17 pm The Bachelor Chris Soules is ready to find love on the new season of "The Bachelor" when it premieres next year. Now, more details have come up about the show's upcoming season, particularly about the women who have been cast. Reality Steve has revealed the profiles of a few of the contestants, and here is a partial list of the women who will be competing to be Mrs

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TOYAMA To counter the nations ultralow birthrate, five prefectural governments are offering to subsidize fertility treatment for men, sources said, in addition to the nationwide program. With six more prefectures considering following suit, the tally signals that local governments are taking action to deal with the problem by focusing on men as well. Often, infertility treatment has focused on women even though the problem lies with the man in half of the couples who are unable to conceive naturally

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More younger women freezing eggs to have children later in life

HOUSTON - Marisa Schwartz, 33, has spent years building her career. "I am a special agent with Homeland Security Investigations and I investigate criminal activity," Schwartz said.

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ABC News Goes Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

This October, ABC News is going pink to raise awareness about breast cancer, a disease that more than 220,000 American women are diagnosed with each year and about one in eight women will be diagnosed with during the course of their lifetimes. Throughout the month, well bring you the information you need to spot the signs, know your risks and protect yourself. While some factors are hereditary, others are in your control.

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Shedding baby shame

In one month alone, it took Livia Furr at least 192 hours to try to get pregnant. That's how much time she spent on buses traveling between Charlotte and New York City, where she met with the country's best infertility doctor

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Going bald? It may be BAD news for your heart but GOOD news for your love life

By Thea Jourdan for the Daily Mail Published: 17:17 EST, 22 September 2014 | Updated: 19:37 EST, 22 September 2014 130 shares 97 View comments High levels of testosterone, thought to contribute to baldness by damaging hair follicles, have been linked to higher male libido Men may dread losing their hair, but at least they know it's not going to kill them. Or is it?

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Sperm bank mothers: 'Looks aren't a priority but brains are'

Are careers to blame?

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NEWS: Nunavuts population will soar over the next 25 years: StatsCan

NEWS: NunavutSeptember 18, 2014 - 3:00 pm THOMAS ROHNER The number of people living in Nunavut is projected to grow faster than anywhere else in Canada except Alberta over the next 25 years, Statistics Canada reported Sept. 17.

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Study Ties Multiple Births to Higher Costs, Complications

MONDAY, Sept. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Births of multiple babies cost more and pose greater risks for complications and death than singleton births, researchers report.

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Plans for IVF on NHS are delayed

A CAMPAIGN for couples living in the York area to be allowed fertility treatment on the NHS has received a set back. Despite announcing it would provide a single cycle of the fertility treatment IVF, the Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) backtracked on the decision, deciding to delay plans because it cannot afford the service. The move has made the area the only in the UK not to commission a single cycle of the treatment

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Failed infertility treatment may worse mental health Study

Women who continue to long for a baby years after infertility treatments fail have worse mental health than women who are able to let go of that desire, according to a large new European study. Although the researchers noted that other factors, aside from failed treatments, could play a role in the womens mental health, they concluded that all women who undergo treatment for infertility should also receive psychological support

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Sideshow: Kate in a royal family way

Love! Conjugal harmony! Fertility! Infecundation! The miracle of gestation! Of motherhood! Of feeling . .

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Reproductive Resource Center Expands Fertility …

With 20 years of experience in clinical reproductive medicine and surgery, Dr. Kim is a highly-esteemed clinician and scientist whose reputation as a pioneer in ovarian tissue cryopreservation and transplantation has been recognized worldwide Overland Park, KS (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Reproductive Resource Center (RRC), a Kansas City-based reproductive health, infertility and in-vitro fertilization (IVF) center, is pleased to announce that Dr

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UT Southwestern Scientists Identify Rare Stem Cells in Testis That Hold Potential for Infertility Treatments

Contact Information Available for logged-in reporters only Newswise DALLAS Sept. 4, 2014 Rare stem cells in testis that produce a biomarker protein called PAX7 help give rise to new sperm cells and may hold a key to restoring fertility, research by scientists at UT Southwestern Medical Center suggests. Researchers studying infertility in mouse models found that, unlike similar types of cells that develop into sperm, the stem cells that express PAX7 can survive treatment with toxic drugs and radiation.

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News del Giorno: Mafia Doc La Trattativa Premieres, Puglian Wedding Protest

Plus: State-sanctioned fertility treatments using donor eggs begin. At the Venice Film Festival last night, television personality and longtime Berlusconi foe Sabina Guzzanti premiered her highly anticipated filmLa Trattativa, a documentary that explores the relationship between politics and organized crime. [Reuters] Hundreds of Italians protested the Bollywood-style, three-day wedding of Indian iron magnate Pramod Agarwal's daughter taking place in the Puglian town of Fasano, the home region of two Italian marines awaiting trial in India

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