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UPDATED: Wed., July 12, 2017

Mother steals daughter’s placenta to conceal possible drug use

A woman is accused of stealing her daughter’s placenta and umbilical cord from a hospital in Idaho in an attempt to conceal any possible drug use that could result in …


UPDATED: Thu., June 29, 2017

Oregon infant’s illness prompts warning about placenta pills

Health officials are warning new moms about the potential dangers of taking pills made from their placenta, after an Oregon infant’s infection was tied to the practice.


Studies shine light on mysterious placenta, how it goes awry

Scientists carefully probe a placenta donated after birth, bluish umbilical cord still attached. This is the body’s most mysterious organ, and inside lie clues about how it gives life – …