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New research suggests that costly extra services lack evidence that they work

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When Pamela Mahoney Tsigdinos and her husband were trying to conceive with in vitro fertilization (IVF), they were presented with many “add-on” procedures that they were told would increase their chances of a successful pregnancy. “We were relying on the physicians to give us the information and guide us,” she says.


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I was a little tipsy on an empty train heading back into London, my ribs aching from laughing harder than I had in years.

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