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Lailah, the Angel of Conception, Left Her Mark On Your Face

By On June 30, 2017

You might not know it, but you have a philtrum and everyone who looks at you can see it. The philtrum—that groove we all have above our upper lips—may not be a… Read More

This Jewish Coney Island “Incubator Doctor” Saved Thousands of Premature Babies
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This Jewish Coney Island “Incubator Doctor” Saved Thousands of Premature Babies

By On August 30, 2016

If you were born poor and premature in early 20th-century New York City, your chances for survival were slim. Few American hospitals had incubators, and the mortality rate for preemies was staggering.… Read More

Before Nepal, Israeli Surrogacy Turned to India
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Before Nepal, Israelis Turned to Indian Surrogates

By On May 4, 2015

Before the Nepalese earthquake shed light on the surprisingly intimate connections between gay Israeli men and the Nepalese women carrying their babies, Israel’s South Asian incubator of choice was India. The riveting… Read More

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Cherubs

By On March 2, 2012

Cherubs–those sweet little babies with wings–have become a symbol of valentines and love. But they’re actually mystical creatures with a biblical basis, sometimes depicted as children and other times as animals, or… Read More