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  • First Lady Watching Daughters' Weight

    First Lady Watching Daughters' Weight
    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama framed her national campaign against childhood obesity in intensely personal terms Thursday, relating that her own daughters were starting to get off-track before the family's pediatrician gave her...
  • Fit to be Surgeon General?

    Fit to be Surgeon General?
    As a registered dietitian, Sharon Salomon of Phoenix teaches clients how to eat right and lose weight. But despite her expertise, Salomon says there's just one word to describe her own physique: "fat." To some, Salomon's 5-foot-2-inch, 170-pound body...
  • Balancing breastfeeding, career

    Balancing breastfeeding, career
    When Amanda Glenn returned to work after having her first baby, she knew she wanted to continue to breastfeed. But she was nervous about having the pump-at-work conversation with her male boss. "I was honestly pretty apprehensive," says Glenn, who...
  • Obama, health: 'Inaction is not an option'

     
    President Barack Obama, returned from a weeklong trip abroad in which he suggests that there was "a lot of chatter'' back home about healthcare reform is going nowhere, said today that "inaction is not an option.'' Obama, appearing in the......
  • Obama New Orleans town hall: Boos for Bobby Jindal

     
    Full text of president's remarks and his Q&A with local citizens....
  • New surgeon general is sworn in, defends her weight

     
    Dr. Regina Benjamin, the rural family physician that will become the "nation's doctor" after she is sworn in this afternoon, counted herself among the nation's 146 million American adults who are overweight or obese, but said "being healthy and being........
  • 'Roll Tide!' Obama tells national football champs not from Harvard

     
    Alabama football players honored at White House for their 13th national championship....
  • Swine flu activity in the Southeast raises fears of a third wave of pandemic

     
    Continuing activity of pandemic H1N1 influenza in the Southeast, particularly in Georgia, is raising fears of a third wave of swine flu, federal officials said Monday. They urged people to continue getting vaccinated as a preventive measure in case a........
  • Reader opinion: Eighty-six the surgeon general?

     
    In Friday's Opinion pages, Henry Miller, a physician and fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution, presents an image of Surgeon General Regina Benjamin as ineffective and invisible. She focuses her attention, he wrote, on well-covered issues...
  • TV This Week for Feb. 27 - March 5

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 27 - March 5 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Feb. 27 - March 5 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can......