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Born Lucky? 10 Babies to Watch

Being born on Oct. 10, 2010 — 10/10/10 — is allegedly very lucky. And being born at 10:10 on 10/10/10 is supposedly so lucky that women in many countries scheduled their Cesarean sections for that moment. But is it really?

Fewer babies dying worldwide

In a bit of welcome news on infant mortality rates worldwide, researchers at University of Washington are reporting a lower death rate for children under five than previous UNICEF estimates had calculated.

According to a new assessment of data, including birth and death records, as well as census and survey results, the authors found …

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