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‘Fertility warriors’: How one family’s IVF journey led to embryo adoption

The dKol la femme Project(NEW YORK) — Nearly one out of every eight couples in the U.S. are affected by infertility. For National Infertility Awareness Week, “GMA” is spotlighting infertility stories to help demystify and destigmatize all paths to parenthood. Kerri Morgan, 35, and her husband Chris Morgan, 38, always knew they wanted to have a family, but they never …

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The ABCs of infertility: Here’s how people are getting pregnant in 2019

PhonlamaiPhoto/iStock(NEW YORK) — In the 40 years since the world’s first “test tube baby” was born, in vitro fertilization, or IVF, has become a household word. But IVF is now also no longer the only option for people who want to bring a baby into the world. From gestational surrogacy to embryo adoption, the number of ways a person can …

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The Doors’ Robby Krieger contributes song to upcoming Prince documentary

Daniel Knighton/Getty ImagesDoors guitarist Robby Krieger has written and recorded a new song called “Music Speaks Louder Than Words,” which will appear in an upcoming documentary about Prince titled Mr. Nelson: On the North Side. The film will focus on the late music legend’s early life growing up on the north side of Minneapolis. According to a post on his …

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The Who, R.E.M., The Pretenders and more stars auctioning set lists to support youth writing programs

Courtesy of Setlists for Young VoicesSet lists from concerts by The Who, R.E.M., Patti Smith and many other top acts are being auctioned off to raise money for a new youth writing initiative. The program, started by novelists Nick Hornby, Dave Eggers and Michael Chabon, is called Setlists for Young Voices, and will benefit organizations including London’s Ministry of Stories …

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A Play in the Life: John Lennon biopic “Nowhere Boy” may become a stage musical

John Lennon in 1961 (Evening Standard/Getty Images)Nowhere Boy, the 2009 John Lennon biopic focusing on the legendary Beatle‘s volatile teenage years, may be headed to the stage. Deadline reports that the AF Media Creative and Aged in Wood production companies have acquired the rights to turn the film into a musical. As in the movie, the stage production is expected …

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10-year-old girl born without hands wins national handwriting competition: ‘It shows what perseverance and a positive attitude can do’

Cathryn Hinesley(NEW YORK) — A 10-year-old girl born with no hands is this year’s winner of a national handwriting competition. Sara Hinesley, a third-grade student in Maryland, won the Nicholas Maxim Award in the 2019 Zaner-Bloser National Handwriting Contest. To be eligible for the Nicholas Maxim Award, a student must have a cognitive delay, or an intellectual, physical or developmental …

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Measles cases ‘likely’ to break yearly record in just 4 months

Pornpak Khunatorn/iStock(NEW YORK) — The number of measles cases in the U.S. so far this year is approaching the record for the decade — and in just four months time, according to new data. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that there have been 626 confirmed cases of measles so far this year, an increase of 71 new …

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Who’s Smarter: Big Dogs vs. Small Dogs

Are big dogs smarter than small dogs? Well, just as there are different types of intelligence in people, there are different types in dogs… and according to the journal Animal Cognition, big dogs DO have a certain advantage. Their bigger brains help them have better memories. For example, when testing dogs’ short-term memory, treats were hidden under a cup, while …

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Let Your Dog Sniff!

When you walk your dog, you know they like to sniff. In fact, it's been estimated that dogs sniff around 33% of the time when they're on the go. It’s how they pick up all kinds of information about their environment – including which dogs have been there previously, how big they are, and even what they're feeling. And here’s …

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