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Misconceptions

The world’s first “test tube baby” turns 40 next year. As she’s grown up, so has the medical specialty that produced her: in vitro fertilization. It’s a big business addressing a big demand. On this episode of Reveal, we examine the stakes – and high costs – of IVF.

Jun 3, 2017
Health Care

Is Egg Donation Safe?

Dr. Jennifer Schneider lost her 31-year-old daughter to colon cancer in 2003. She wonders whether there was a link between her daughter being a three-time egg donor and the tumors found on her ovaries and abdomen.

Jun 1, 2017
Health Care

When pregnancy dreams become IVF nightmares

Even as IVF has made technological advancements, an outdated measurement system and weak consumer protections obscure the differences between the best doctors in the business and those who run troubled clinics.

Jun 1, 2017
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