| Jun 16, 2013
| 7:42 AM
Hoag Hospital's decision to stop performing elective abortions in the wake of its affiliation with a Catholic healthcare group has sparked an outcry among women's rights advocates, who say the move diminishes access to high-quality reproductive care....
| Jun 24, 2013
| 3:48 PM
Re. Commentary: Choice? Not for the aborted babies (June 22): Instead of worrying about the microscopic cells that sometimes adhere to the womb, perhaps letter writer Terry McDermott should take up the cause of all those children who were given life but...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 4:06 PM
Bringing a new life into the world is a difficult decision for many expectant mothers.
On Monday, Gov. Tom Corbett made it a little more difficult for someone to get an abortion.
Pennsylvania is joining about 20 other states in limiting coverage of...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 3:00 AM
I am a married 54-year-old postmenopausal woman. My libido has diminished significantly, and it takes me much longer to climax. My husband gets tired sooner and is unable to maintain an erection as long as he used to; this makes it even more difficult for...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 12:12 PM
While most people have praised Angelina Jolie's decision to get a preventative double mastectomy, Melissa Etheridge is not one of them. The breast cancer survivor came out in a new interview to say that she feels Jolie made a cowardly move in having...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 2:49 PM
Hoag Hospital's decision to stop performing elective abortions in the wake of its affiliation with a Catholic health-care group has sparked an outcry among women's rights advocates, who say the move diminishes access to high-quality reproductive care....
| Jun 21, 2013
| 7:23 PM
In a most underhanded and insidious way, women's reproductive health rights in California were dealt a significant blow last month. That was when the availability of elective abortions at Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian, one of Orange County's elite...
| May 27, 2013
| 10:58 PM
As a neurological disease robbed Barbara Brenner of her voice, the fiercely outspoken activist still managed to be heard.
She corralled technology, speaking through a text-to-voice application on her iPad and blogging about the concerns —...
| May 14, 2013
| 4:17 PM
Angelina Jolie’s Op-Ed in the New York Times about getting a double mastectomy after learning that she was at risk of getting breast cancer struck a chord with fellow celebs as well as with Los Angeles Times staffers Anna Gorman and Paul Whitefield,...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 4:21 PM
Former U.S. Rep. Cardiss Collins, the first African-American woman to represent Illinois in Congress, died of natural causes at age 81 on Saturday, Feb. 2, in Washington, D.C., according to a statement from Rep. Danny Davis, who replaced Collins as...
| Feb 13, 2013
And now, she is the patient. For decades, as a surgeon, researcher, professor and medical celebrity of sorts, Susan Love has led the charge against breast cancer and for women's health. She served on President Clinton's cancer advisory board. She set up a...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 9:32 PM
On the May cover of "Women's Health," Keri' Russell's abs pull focus from their owner -- and just about everything else in the universe....