The Ensuring Lasting Smiles Act would end coverage denials for treating birth anomalies, improving access to needed care for people with facial differences.
This abandoned pup was born with an extra tail -- right on his forehead. His vet thinks he could go on to do great things.
In babies born with gastroschisis, the intestines hang out of the body near the newborn's belly button.
Over 5,000 people have tested positive for Zika virus, including 96 pregnant women.
There is no risk the virus will spread in Hawaii from this case.
The mosquito-borne illness may cause birth defects that include a small head and developmental problems.
This week, as part of American Heart Month, we are drawing more attention to congenital heart defects. From Feb. 7-14, we commemorate Congenital Heart Defects Awareness Week, offering a wonderful platform to discuss the subject and the way state lawmakers can help.
Hailing a new study on birth defects related to mountaintop removal mining, leaders have issued a new appeal to Appalachian and national civil rights and environmental organizations to demand a moratorium until the government can effectively mitigate a spiraling humanitarian crisis.
Right from the start, Sheila Radziewicz was a miracle baby. The girl born 32 years ago with a genetic disorder -- without
Here's a forgotten chapter from pharmaceutical history. The acne drug, Accutane, manufactured by Roche Pharmaceuticals, has been associated with hundreds of birth defects.