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  • Michael Hiltzik: The FDA and the Lap-Band

     
    Is the motto of the Food and Drug Administration "safety last" when it comes to the Lap-Band? As my Wednesday column reports, the FDA's approval last week of expanded use of Allergan's silicone weight-loss implant came despite considerable evidence that.....
  • Pregnancy myths

    Pregnancy myths
    Once a woman becomes visibly pregnant, it isn't long before she's being asked extremely personal questions by complete strangers: "Are you going to have an epidural or go natural? "You're not drinking alcohol, are you?" "Have you tried ginger for...
  • Finding Your Happiness With Deborah Norville

    Finding Your Happiness With Deborah Norville
    AN EXCERPT FROM:   Chicken Soup for the Soul: Find Your Happiness 101 Inspirational Stories about Finding Your Purpose, Passion, and Joy   Jack Canfield Mark Victor Hansen Amy Newmark   Foreword by Deborah Norville Foreword   Some...
  • Medical Writer Annie Murphy Paul's 'Origins' Examines Everyone's First Nine Months

    Medical Writer Annie Murphy Paul's 'Origins' Examines Everyone's First Nine Months
    My mother often said, sometimes as a point of pride, that she was plastered when she went into labor with me. At her favorite restaurant, she had had a couple too many highballs the night I wanted out. At the Catholic hospital where I was delivered, two...
  • Michael Hiltzik: FDA seems to take light approach to Allergan and Lap-Band

    Michael Hiltzik: FDA seems to take light approach to Allergan and Lap-Band
    In 1960, a young inspector for the Food and Drug Administration faced down a powerful drug company by rejecting its application to sell a morning-sickness drug in the United States. The company, Richardson-Merrell, griped about her repeated demands for...
  • Doctors answer readers' questions about neurofibromatosis

    Neurofibromatosis affects one in 3,000 people. It can appear as cafe-au-lait spots and bumps under the skin, or it can lead to complications that include blindness, scoliosis and disfigurement. The Times invited readers to submit questions to Ana Rodarte'...
  • "The Voice," by Thomas Quasthoff

    One's second impression of Thomas Quasthoff is that, like all great singers, he is a fluke of nature. A one-in-a-zillion alignment of lungs, cranial cavity, vocal cords and instinct formed that oaken bass-baritone, pliant and powerful as an archer's bow....
  • Living for two

    Living for two
    If Aly Hartman could have placed herself in a protective bubble for the duration of her recent pregnancy, she would have done so. The Marina del Rey woman, 28, cut out alcohol, sodas and caffeine. She replaced her sugary breakfast cereal with crackling...