It’s A Boy for Actress Jill Hennessy
The Crossing Jordan star and her husband, Paolo Mastropietro, welcomed their second child on Nov. 21. Jill told People magazine that she was having a hard time coming up with a name for her newborn son that fit with her husband's last name. The new parents finally decided on Gianni Mastropietro. Now that’s a big name!
The Truth Behind a Kiss
In a study published in the journal Evolutionary Psychology, 66 percent of women and 59 percent of men said they were initially attracted to someone—until they shared a kiss. Researchers say for guys, kissing is a stepping stone to more intimate sexual acts. Women, however, determine mating potential and compatibility with a smooch.
Internet Saves Overweight Mom’s Life
A Mom whose weight reached 700 pounds after more than 10 years of overeating, went online and made new friends who encouraged her to lose weight. She lost 530 pounds without drugs or surgery, and hopes to inspire others.
Over-40 Baby Boom on the Rise, But Risky
With more women having a career first, marrying older, and remarrying, moms in their 40s are on the rise, but need to be aware of risks like high blood pressure and gestational diabetes. In California, births by women ages 40-44 have increased threefold since 1982. Recently, actresses Marcia Cross, Holly Hunter, and Geena Davis all had twins at age 40+.
Five years after Anne Darwin’s husband, John, went missing in a canoeing accident, and was declared dead, he has mysteriously reappeared. Anne has moved on with her life, and recently left England for Panama City. This weekend, John Darwin walked into a London police station “looking tanned, refreshed and healthy,” but does not remember what has happened since he disappeared.