A federal panel of health experts has issued new guidelines urging doctors to screen children from age 6 to 18 for obesity.
Sharon Brown, a 39 year old American, and her 1 year old daughter were trampled to death earlier this week when an elephant charged out of the woods near the Mt. Kenya National Park, in Kenya, Africa.
Lauri Price, a 42 year old Houston mom remains in custody on Wednesday, accused of flying to Canada to have a sexual encounter with a 16 year old boy with whom she had an online relationship for about a year.
Tracy Hermanstorfer was in labor on Christmas eve at Memorial Hospital in Colorado, when something went terribly wrong. She went into cardiac arrest, her heart stopped beating, and her breathing ceased. Medical staff tried to revive her for several minutes, without any success.
Dr. Earl Bradley, a pediatrician who runs BayBees Pediatrics in Lewes, Delaware, has been arrested and charged with 33 felony counts including at least eight counts of first-degree rape. Other charges may be forthcoming, and one prosecutor said there could be as many as 100 victims. The abuse appears to have gone on for years, MORE »
Dutch researchers are reporting that they’re able to determine a fetus’s sex with 100% accuracy at five weeks using a maternal blood test. Previous tests had only be available for women several months into their pregnancies. The findings were reported this week in the publication Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Brazilian high court Chief Justice Gilmar Mendes lifted a stay that prevented Sean Goldman from being reunited with his father David Goldman. While the decision makes it possible for the boy to return to the United States, the situation is still up in the air.
Cheyne Parham, a US Army Captain, fell in love while stationed in Korea. He married Mary Joy, a Philippine citizen, and they had twin daughters in August 2008. But he’s only seen his children for a fraction of their young lives, because the American Consulate in Manila won’t issue passports to his family, and visas MORE »
It appears David Goldman will not be able to take his son, Sean Goldman, to the United States as planned. Goldman had hoped to take Sean to the US before Christmas, and had traveled to Brazil this week to pick up his son. On Thursday, Brazil’s high court ruled to halt Sean’s return.
There is renewed hope for David Goldman, the American father who’s been fighting for custody of his son for over a year. Today, a court in Brazil has ruled in Goldman’s favor and ordered that his 9 year old son be returned to his custody.