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Montreal doctors’ ‘Hail Mary’ treatment could save babies’ lives from most common of all rare diseases

MONTREAL — Lyana Deslauriers was born with eyes a magnetic, ethereal blue, low-set ears and a heart two sizes too large. That thick, dense heart would keep growing and threaten to kill the Joliette, Que., toddler before her Montreal doctors tried something never before attempted — a “Hail Mary” that could turn the world’s most… Read More »

Americans are not having enough babies to replace themselves, new study shows

The country’s fertility rate has hit a 30-year low and Americans are not having enough babies to replace themselves, a new National Vital Statistics report published on Thursday has found. The nation’s total fertility rate was 16 percent below the level for a population to replace itself in 2017, the report found, although fertility rates… Read More »