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Saturday, March 24, 2018

Sudanese Ordered To Hang For Apostasy ‘Gives Birth In Jail’

Khartoum (AFP) – A Christian Sudanese woman, sentenced to hang for apostasy in a case that has sparked international outcry, has given birth in jail, her husband said Tuesday. “Until now I did not see them. They didn’t allow me to go in and see,” Daniel Wani told AFP. “I’m disappointed really,” he said from […]

May 27, 2014

For Many Teens, Formal Sex Education Comes Too Late, CDC Report Says

By Karen Kaplan, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — Health experts have some simple advice for reducing the teen birthrate in the U.S. — make sure teens learn about abstinence and birth control before they start having sex. It sounds obvious, but it’s obviously needed, according to a report released Tuesday by researchers from the Centers […]

April 8, 2014

Autism ‘Patchwork’ Begins During Pregnancy

By Kerry Sheridan Washington (AFP) — The brains of children with autism contain a built-in patchwork of defects, suggesting that the developmental disorder begins while they are growing in the womb, said a U.S. study. Researchers described their findings in the New England Journal of Medicine as “direct evidence” of a prenatal origin for autism, […]

March 27, 2014