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ABCs of safe sleep for babies

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LOS ANGELES — In Los Angeles County, a baby dies nearly every week from accidental suffocation, the most common form of unintentional death of infants under 1 year old, according to the Inter-Agency Council on Child Abuse and Neglect. But these deaths can be prevented.

In this new shop, old items get a new life

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TAMPA, Fla. — A new store selling reused home goods recently opened in Tampa.

Mayo Clinic Minute: Can testicular cancer affect fertility?

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It’s a common concern among men who are diagnosed with testicular cancer. Will I be able to have children in the future?

Ex-etiquette: Remind daughter that she is loved

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Q. My ex says he will be here to pick up our daughter for their time together, but he rarely shows. She waits, he doesn’t show up, and she cries herself to sleep. The problem is, sometimes he does come, so I don’t know what to tell her. I would like to go back to court and change the custody order, so she doesn’t have to go through this, but I’m afraid. He threatens to take her away if I do anything. What is good ex-etiquette?

After decade-long search, Nebraska couple gives Denver brothers unearthed piece of their father’s 1958...

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DENVER — One afternoon, 65 years after the death of his father, Bill Knobbe woke from his daily nap at his home in Denver to a call from an unknown number. Taking a chance, he answered it.

Get fired up with these grill recipes

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Grilling can and should be a year-round endeavor. But summer seems to be when we up the ante, becoming self-proclaimed barbecue masters seemingly overnight. We get saucy with new marinades and rubs, boost burgers by experimenting with different meats and accompaniments, and work in our farmers market finds, putting everything from berries and stone fruits to vegetables and cheese over hot coals.

‘A place of tranquility’ grows in Southwest Philly with the work of community and...

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PHILADELPHIA — The industrious hum of power tools filled the hall of the Francis J. Myers Recreation Center as union carpenters on their day off built park benches, stools, and tables. Meanwhile, less than a block down Kingsessing Avenue, a small army of community and nonprofit volunteers were sprucing up a lovingly landscaped green space that was awaiting the newly crafted furniture.

Mississippi battles maternal mortality crisis

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JACKSON, Miss. — When Lauren Jones was pregnant with her first child, doctors overlooked a leak in her amniotic sac because her description of the symptoms didn’t strike them as cause for alarm.

Review: In Lorrie Moore’s latest, brothers look back on the memories that made them

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“I Am Homeless if This Is Not My Home” by: Lorrie Moore; Knopf (208 pages, $27)