Tiny Japanese baby is ready to go home after 5 months

TOKYO (AP) — A tiny Japanese baby who weighed just 258 grams (9 ounces) when he was born five months ago is going home from the hospital. Ryusuke Sekino was shown on Japanese TV on F...

Doctors use HIV in gene therapy to fix 'bubble boy' disease

They were born without a working germ-fighting system, every infection a threat to their lives. Now eight babies with "bubble boy disease" have had it fixed by a gene therapy made from one of the immu...

Stanford clears faculty members in gene-edited baby inquiry

Stanford University has cleared three faculty members of any wrongdoing in dealings with a Chinese scientist who claims to have helped make the world's first gene-edited babies. In a...

North Carolina 'born-alive' abortion bill wins final passage

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's legislature gave final passage Tuesday to a bill to require doctors and nurses to care for babies born alive during a failed late-term abortion or face big penalt...

North Macedonia declares measles epidemic

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — North Macedonia's health authorities have declared a nationwide measles epidemic in the small Balkan country after more than 960 cases were registered since the beginnin...

Goldman Sachs and Mattel slip, Waste Management gains ground

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Monday: Electronics For Imaging Inc., up $8.60 to $38 The digital printing company is being bou...

Madagascar measles epidemic kills more than 1,200 people

AMBALAVAO, Madagascar (AP) — Babies wail as a nurse tries to reassure mothers who have come to vaccinate their children. They fear a measles epidemic that has killed more than 1,200 people in this isl...

In South Sudan, midwives bring down deaths despite the odds

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Seated in a stifling hallway in South Sudan's main hospital, the midwife recounted the day she watched a young mother bleed to death after giving birth. "She...

Fisher-Price recalls sleepers after more than 30 babies died

NEW YORK (AP) — Fisher-Price is recalling nearly 5 million infant sleepers after more than 30 babies rolled over in them and died since the product was introduced in 2009. The U.S. C...

S. Korean babies born Dec. 31 become 2-year-olds next day

DAEJEON, South Korea (AP) — Every baby born in South Korea last year was considered to be 2 on Jan. 1. According to one of the world's most unusual age-calculating systems, South Kor...

Trump suggests family separation policy deters migrants

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing bipartisan pushback to his immigration shake-up, President Donald Trump said he's not looking to revive the much-criticized practice of separating migrant children from their ...

Ghost of Toys R Us still haunts toy makers

NEW YORK (AP) — This year, children will have a hard time finding Uncle Milton's glow-in-the-dark ant farm, or the gel and ant village version. Basic Fun, the parent company behind the brand, has stop...

Creating an eco-friendly nursery, from paint to fabrics

When interior designer Jenny Dina Kirschner was designing a bedroom for her first baby, she wanted to create the healthiest possible space — for her baby and for the environment. She...

CPSC warns against Rock 'n Plays for babies over 3 months

The Consumer Product Safety Commission says infants older than 3 months, or those who can roll over, should not use Fisher-Price Rock 'n Plays because of multiple deaths. The agency ...

Belgium apologizes for role in African kidnappings

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Belgian government has apologized for the country's role in kidnapping babies from their African mothers during colonial times. Thousands of children in what are ...