| Jan 12, 2013
| 8:34 AM
A free-speech debate is headed to court over Los Angeles County's landmark law requiring actors in adult videos to wear condoms during filming. One of the nation's most prominent pornography producers is suing the county in federal court to overturn......
| Feb 7, 2013
| 2:13 PM
Former councilman Victor Bello, one of the defendants in the Bell corruption case, takes medicine for depression and suicidal tendencies and was an outcast in city government because of his angry tangles with the city manager. "He has a life......
| Apr 29, 2013
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April 29, 2013
Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 3:34 PM
Around 35% of women experience violence at the hands of their partners or other sexual violence, the World Health Organization reported Thursday, in the first systematic study to examine global data on violence against women.
Working with colleagues...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 9:43 PM
THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED: We don't know who will win the Super Bowl, but we know one winner in the media coverage: Jessica Sanchez of WKMG-Channel 6. She won a lot of attention, which may be a good thing or a bad thing. Sanchez usually tells Orlando...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 4:48 PM
Michael Douglas recently addressed his bout with throat cancer, leading many to believe that his particular battle with the disease was brought on by oral sex. But now his camp is backtracking on the comments.
In a candid interview with the Guardian...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 11:58 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Two thirds of women in a new U.S. study reported regularly using cleansers, lubricants or petroleum jelly intravaginally - and some of the products were linked to a higher chance of common vaginal infections.
| Mar 27, 2013
| 2:30 AM
FERTILIZER: ANOTHER REASON TO EAT LESS MEAT
It's not a good time to be a meat lover. As the horsemeat scandal spreads across Europe, a new report blames livestock for farms' excessive fertilizer use.
In February, Europol, the pan-European police force,...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 1:33 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a new survey, most women had inaccurate perceptions about the safety and effectiveness of intrauterine devices (IUDs) in preventing pregnancy, say U.S. researchers, who urge doctors to talk more about the benefits of the...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 11:15 AM
There are many lessons parents could learn from the ghastly death of Phylicia Barnes ("Johnson guilty in Barnes case," Feb. 7). Though the media and the justice system were taken to task by the victim's family when she disappeared, the beautiful young...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 9:55 AM
“Fulton Jail Will Get Working Cell Locks,” read the Dec. 19 Atlanta Journal-Constitution headline. The county commission serving Atlanta had finally voted to break a longstanding 3-3 tie that prevented buying new jailhouse locks -- even...