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Newsweek is at it again: The magazine’s newest controversial cover, blaring the headline “Muslim Rage,” has readers in an uproar and social media in a tizzy. Whether any of it will boost the publication’s sales remains to be seen....
For the Booster Shots BlogAlmost half of all babies born in the United States -- 47.2% to be exact -- are still breastfeeding at 6 months, and the rate at which mothers are initiating breastfeeding of their newborns has had its highest jump in a decade, the Centers for Disease...
L.A. NOWA Laguna Hills father is warning other parents after his 3-year-old daughter drowned in what authorities are calling a tragic accident....
L.A. NOWWomen in L.A. and around the U.S. can now receive free preventive services such as contraceptive counseling, HIV screening and breastfeeding support, federal health officials announced....
I was at a party recently where a young father was getting a lot of attention as he spooned baby food into the mouth of his 6-month-old son. Several men were gathered around, enjoying the antics of the baby boy, who giggled with every bite. Only a few...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesIn Los Angeles, red carpet treatment is not just for celebrities. Here, mere mortals can find specialists — medical concierges, cat whisperers, image consultants — for almost everything. And that includes experts who are hired to help...
Mariah Carey, she of the five-octave vocal range, is showing off her new figure. The platinum pop diva, who gave birth to twins in April, recently dropped 30 pounds -- but that's not all that's changed. Carey says pregnancy has made her voice stronger....
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This post has been corrected. See note at the bottom for details. African American women have higher rates of a type of breast cancer that isn't dependent for growth on the hormones estrogen or progesterone. They also have a higher rate of childbearing...
"Mad Men" actress January Jones ate her placenta (to be fair, dried and made into a pill). Alicia Silverstone chews up veggies and deposits them mama-bird-style into her baby son's mouth. And model Gisele Bundchen says her diaper-free son was toilet...
Show TrackerTV programs love talking about the controversial new Time magazine cover. They're just a little shy about showing the whole thing. For a story about "attachment parenting" - whose leading proponent Dr. Bill Sears advocates such extreme parenting...
Ministry of GossipRobert Downey Jr. is expecting a boy! Robert Downey Jr. and his wife Susan are expecting their first baby, and the "Iron Man" star says their bundle is a baby boy. Downey has an 18-year-old son from a previous relationship....
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