COMPLETE AUDIO of The Fertility Race installments broadcast on public radio stations (RealAudio 2.0 14.4 kbps).
From Barren to Infertile Part 1 and
From Barren to Infertile Part 2
The Biological Imperative
The Fertility Industry
HIV and Fertility
Two Men and a Baby
OTHER MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO REPORTS
These additional fertility-related stories include audio and transcripts.
Evading the Virus by American
Being diagnosed with HIV used to mean a death sentence, but
new drugs and sophisticated treatments now allow HIV-infected people to live a
normal life. For many couples, that means having children - regardless of the
risk. The medical establishment warns against the practice, but some doctors and
researchers are bucking the trend, proving that it's possible to have both HIV
and a family. (09/99)
Supreme Court Ruling by Stephen Smith.
A report on the June 25, 1998 decision that people with HIV qualify for legal protection under the Americans with Disabilities Act.(06/30/98)
Minnesota Surrogacy Center by Stephen Smith.
The first center in Minnesota for surrogate motherhood is drawing opposition even before it opens. (03/20/98)
Keeping the Brake on Embryo Research by Stephen Smith.
Ban on federal funding of embryo research slows medical advances. (02/06/98)
Cloning Bans Could Have Impact on Infertility Treatments by Stephen Smith.
Laws to ban human cloning could have an impact on treatments for infertile couples. (01/09/98)
The High Cost of Fertility by Catherine Winter.
The number of multiple births in the US has been climbing for the past two decades. (11/20/97)
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The Fertility Race