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  • 'The Wake of Forgiveness': an excerpt

    'The Wake of Forgiveness': an excerpt
    The blood had come hard from her, so much of it that, when Vaclav Skala awoke in wet bed linens to find her curled up against him on her side, moaning and glazed with sweat, rosary beads twisted around her clenched fingers, he smiled at the thought that...
  • Rodent of the Week: Having a bunch of sisters might make you less sexy

    Pity the poor boy--in the United States at least--wedged in the midst of a bevy of sisters. When he's little, he'll certainly be dressed and made up like a doll. He will doubtless spend time cooling his heels at the bathroom door. He'll likely pine for...
  • 'House' recap: the children's hour

     
    Enter the diaper brigade: The theme this week is kids, or as I like to call them, replacement humans. Our Patient of the Week is a newborn baby girl who comes squirting out of her mom in a hypoxic state......
  • Study finds kids with family history of allergies may be less likely to develop eczema if they live with a dog

     
    Young children with a family history of allergies may be less likely to develop the allergic skin condition eczema if they live with a dog starting in infancy, a new study suggests. On the other hand, researchers found, living with......
  • 'Mad Men' recap: 'There is no fresh start'

     
    Well, that wasn't what I was expecting. After a run of "Mad Men" episodes in which the agency's financial situation took precedence over just about everything else, I expected a finale in which Don wooed some big new clients. Instead,......
  • Your morning adorable: Rescued baby beavers drink from a bottle

     
    We've never before heard a baby beaver complain. Now we can say we've had that strange and distinct pleasure, thanks to the good folks at Nebraska Wildlife Rehab Inc. The Omaha-based center for the care of orphaned and injured wild......
  • '30 Rock' recap: 'When it Rains, it Pours'

     
    The theme of Thursday night's episode of "30 Rock"? Babies, babies, babies. Tracy has another one, Jack's going to have one, and Lord knows Liz wants one. The night's other theme? Wisdom. No, really. As "30 Rock" fans already know,......
  • Orange County woman sentenced to prison for dumping newborn in trash

     
    An Orange County mother who dumped her newborn baby girl in a trash receptacle and left her for dead was sentenced Friday to five years in prison for attempted murder and child abuse. Shawn Kelli Sepulveda, 41, of Laguna Niguel,......
  • Facts about whooping cough

    Facts about whooping cough
    Whooping cough, also known as pertussis, is a bacterial disease that infects the respiratory system. It is most dangerous to infants, particularly those who are too young to be vaccinated. Symptoms: Children and adults suffer from severe coughing,...
  • Q&A on whooping cough: What steps are needed to protect newborns' health?

     
    A number of readers have contacted The Times wanting to know more about the whooping cough outbreak and who has been affected by the severe bacterial disease. The epidemic, now the worst in the state for pertussis in 55 years,......
  • 'How I Met Your Mother' recap: For whom the wedding bells toll

     
    “Kids, there are two big days in any love story: The day you meet the girl of your dreams and the day you marry her.” That's how Monday night's “How I Met Your Mother” season premiere started. After a summer......