| Jul 12, 2010
| 4:32 PM
State Sen. Mike Haridopolos, R-Merritt Island, hasn't even taken over as president of the Florida Senate — there's the slight formality of an election season to go through first — but he's already making noises as if he were planning to take...
| Jul 13, 2010
| 4:34 AM
Venice Community Housing Corp. said Monday that it has received a $1.3-million grant from the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Shelter Plus Care program to provide rent subsidies for chronically homeless people with disabilities....
| Jul 13, 2010
| 4:34 PM
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday formally approved an agreement with the University of California that is expected to reopen Martin Luther King Jr. Hospital in the South Los Angeles area. Tuesday’s action permits county Chief...
| Sep 29, 2010
| 1:09 PM
When Angel McNall arrived at the hospital in labor with her second son in February, she was in excruciating pain. The baby was facing her front instead of her back, in a posterior position, which can make labor more painful because the baby's skull pushes...
| Sep 8, 2010
Two weeks after her baby came into the world, Alicia Crews was still scared to hold her new daughter, Indira, against her breast.
She was 1 pound, 3 ounces at birth — about the size of a newborn puppy.
"She's so light, I couldn't feel her on me,"...
| Jun 21, 2010
By the time women reach 44 years old, roughly 85% have given birth. Yet even though pregnancy and childbirth are so commonplace, health insurance coverage and support services to keep mothers and babies healthy are often seriously deficient.
| May 25, 2010
After a difficult pregnancy, weeks of bed rest and an emergency cesarean section, Liz Logelin got only a quick peek at her daughter before the newborn, healthy but premature, was whisked away to the neonatal unit.
The next day, a nurse arrived with a...
| Jun 14, 2010
Fear and modesty kept Diana Awada of Dearborn, Mich., from getting a mammogram.
Four times she made an appointment, and four times she canceled. Getting your breasts checked for signs of cancer wasn't something many women in Awada's Arab-American...
| Apr 28, 2010
Q. I get migraine headaches about three times per month. Once the headache gets started, it can last all day. I don't like taking medications. I recently heard that Botox injections can help migraines. Is this something I should try?
A. A small study...
| May 26, 2010
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have been diagnosed with uterine fibroids and an inflamed gallbladder. Both are to the point where I'm considering surgery. I'd like to have both surgeries done at the same time. Can these be done together?
ANSWER: The short answer to...
| Jul 13, 2010
| 4:24 PM
by Mike Memoli The top pharmaceutical group has named John Castellani, most recently president of the Business Roundtable, as it's new president and CEO, effective September 1. He replaces Billy Tauzin, the former Louisiana Congressman who held one of...