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This week: Intersex babies, Zika vaccine prospects, pet nutrition

"Intersex" is the medical term for people with sex characteristics that do not fit the typical definitions of male or female, and it has nothing to do with whether a person identifies as transgender.

Pediatric endocrinologist Dr. Susan Stred, is an expert in this condition, which she says occurs about as often as a person is born with red hair. In this week’s show, she explains some of the complexities of this condition and what parents need to know if their baby is born intersex.

Also on the show: the promise of a Zika vaccine, and the importance of pet nutrition.

Tune in this Sunday, April 9 at 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. on WRVO.