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Associated PressThe lives of nearly 900 babies would be saved each year, along with billions of dollars, if 90% of U.S. mothers breast-fed their babies for the first six months of life, a cost analysis says. Those results, to be published online Monday in the journal...
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All The Rage"Nomad Two Worlds" -- a decade-long collaborative art project launched by Australian photographer Russell James that sees him partner with indigenous artists to create new works of art -- is hosting an L.A. edition of its newest exhibition, starting...
Booster ShotsGiving acetaminophen -- best known by the brand-name Tylenol -- to infants along with vaccines to prevent fevers from developing reduces the effectiveness of the vaccines, perhaps because a fever is an essential part of the development of an immune......
Booster ShotsDr. Andrew Wakefield has responded in an e-mail message to Tuesday's article citing the medical journal Lancet's retraction of his 1998 article purporting to link autism to the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine. The article stated that Wakefield now...
A rising number of California parents are choosing to send their children to kindergarten without routine vaccinations, putting hundreds of elementary schools in the state at risk for outbreaks of childhood diseases eradicated in the U.S. years ago....
Times Staff Writer"Do I have AIDS?" Sixteen-year-old Alexander Ghaffari was eating breakfast, getting ready for school, when he put the question to his mother. It wasn't a charged or dreaded moment. He can't even remember what prompted him to ask. Maybe he'd overheard...
Tar-and-feather time Re “Cogdill pays for being right,” Column, March 30 Reading George Skelton's column about state Sen. Dave Cogdill's ouster as minority leader, my suspicions have finally been verified. Our Republican state legislators...
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