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  • A big push for a different birthing experience

    A big push for a different birthing experience
    For most of the last 25 years or so, the experience of pregnancy, labor and delivery has changed little for most women. But change is coming to the most traditional setting, the hospital. And it's being spurred by midwives, labor coaches called doulas,...
  • Kanye West, Kim Kardashian choose baby name North West. Stop laughing.

    Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have finally revealed the name of their baby girl, according to several reports. And it's a doozy. The name is North, as in North West. (They may as well have named her Doozy...) PHOTOS: Oddly fantastic celebrity baby...
  • LAPD plans crackdown after woman killed in Hollywood tourist area

    LAPD plans crackdown after woman killed in Hollywood tourist area
    The Los Angeles Police Department plans to increase patrols in the Hollywood tourist district after the fatal stabbing of a woman earlier this week by a transient, Chief Charlie Beck said Friday. In an interview with The Times, Beck said he had...
  • LAPD stations on heightened alert after two detectives are ambushed

    LAPD stations on heightened alert after two detectives are ambushed
    Police stations across Los Angeles beefed up security Tuesday after two detectives in an unmarked cruiser were ambushed and injured outside the LAPD's Wilshire Division station. "While this seems like an isolated incident, out of an abundance of...
  • WeHo burning death: No sign it was self-inflicted, officials say

    WeHo burning death: No sign it was self-inflicted, officials say
    Homicide detectives investigating the burning death of a man who somehow became engulfed in flames at the West Hollywood Halloween Carnaval said there is no indication the incident was self-inflicted. Investigators are studying a YouTube video of the...
  • Crowd dances, cheers as man burns during Halloween carnival

    Crowd dances, cheers as man burns during Halloween carnival
    Festival-goers can be seen on a video dancing to electronic music and cheering as a man becomes engulfed in flames during West Hollywood's annual Halloween carnival. Gilbert Estrada, 51, later died. The video posted on YouTube shows him lying...
  • West Hollywood burning death: Some bystanders rushed to man's aid

    West Hollywood burning death: Some bystanders rushed to man's aid
    The last thing Derek Easley expected to see on Halloween in West Hollywood was a man running through the crowd, flailing and on fire. He came out of nowhere, fully engulfed in flames ”like a torch,” the actor, writer and producer said of the...
  • Jerry Buss and Earvin Johnson made magic together

    Jerry Buss and Earvin Johnson made magic together
    The beloved mentor and his favorite student spent their final hours together holding hands on a hospital bed. Jerry Buss was entering the final stage of his life after a long battle with cancer, and he wanted to spend some of it with Magic Johnson....
  • Heart procedures like Bush's becoming 'routine,' cardiologists say

    President George W. Bush's successful heart surgery, which involved placement of a stent in a coronary artery, is performed roughly a million times a year nationwide, sometimes without even a night in the hospital, according to cardiologists. “The...
  • Who pays for the ambulance?

    Who pays for the ambulance?
    After an outpatient procedure last summer, Sidney Fallender was expecting to go straight home. But when two nurses tried to get the 93-year-old Sherman Oaks resident on his feet, they discovered he was unable to walk on his own. "The doctor told her...
  • For black infants, a precarious start in life

    For black infants, a precarious start in life
    The cramping came on quickly. Then the bleeding. Samantha Bradley was only six months pregnant. She had already miscarried once. She knew she needed to get to an emergency room. "I was in tears," she said. "The only thing I could think was 'Get me...