| Aug 1, 2012
| 5:16 PM
Almost 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...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 12:31 PM
Q: Is it true that ovarian cancer may start in the fallopian tubes? Will having a tubal ligation lessen my chance of developing it? I have a family history of the disease and am a BRCA1 carrier.
A: Recent research suggests that some of the cells that may...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 3:55 PM
Mary Eno’s short tousled locks of hair wafted in the breeze as she ran across the finish line.
When she pushed unruly strands away from her face, she thought about how thankful she is to have them.
“It’s nice to have hair,” she...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 9:09 AM
Chicago's First Lady and the Chicago Architecture Foundation are supporting Chicago's most neglected animals with the donation of a cruise line vessel and architecture docent to benefit Tree House Humane Society, Chicago's premier cageless, no-kill...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 2:25 PM
The Leonard Bernstein musical "On the Town," a stage adaptation of "The Chosen" and "Much Ado About Nothing" will be the three shows on the main theater at Barrington Stage in Pittsfield, Mass. this summer in the Berkshires
"On the Town," directed by...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 2:03 PM
On Friday, December 7, 2012 Marilyn Edinboro was called home to heaven when she lost her battle to ovarian cancer. She leaves behind a loving husband Jim Edinboro, beloved Mother to Cindi and Les Ferreira, Deborah and Salvador Bermudez, Peter Prkacin...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 1:10 PM
If an asteroid is ever on a collision course with Earth, it is feasible that the planet could be saved by firing paintballs at it, according to an MIT graduate student whose detailed plan won this year's prize in a United Nations space council...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 10:04 AM
Lisa Jey Davis and plastic reconstructive surgeon, Dr. Lisa Cassileth, join KTLA live to discuss Lisa's decision to remove her breasts and ovaries while simultaneously receiving reconstructive surgery to replace both breasts as a preventative measure...
| Nov 22, 2012
Not long after I started this column more than seven years ago, I came to realize the folks who read it are among the best on Earth.
Whenever I failed to come through for a consumer — and often even when I succeeded — there was a small...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 9:01 PM
Marilyn "Mari" Elaine (Shanks) Single, 55, of La Plata, Md., passed away peacefully on Nov. 20, 2012 at her home surrounded by family. Mari was born in Columbus, Ohio on April 15, 1957 to James Richard and Marilyn Jean (Steel) Shanks. She was married in...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 5:09 AM
DETROIT (AP) — Helen Wallbank Milliken, who was Michigan's longest-serving first lady and a staunch supporter of women's rights and environmental protection, has died. She was 89.
Milliken, who spent 14 years as first lady, died on Friday...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 5:21 AM
DETROIT (AP) — Early in her husband's political career, Helen Milliken dutifully played the role of unassuming, supportive spouse. But she evolved into an outspoken advocate of women's rights, the environment and other issues close to her heart...