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  • Former Miss America, actress Mary Ann Mobley dies at 75

    Former Miss America, actress Mary Ann Mobley dies at 75
    Mary Ann Mobley, actress and former Miss America, has died in Beverly Hills after a long battle with breast cancer. She was 75. Mobley, a native of Mississippi, was crowned Miss America in 1959. After studying acting with Lee Strasberg, she appeared...
  • Mary Ann Mobley, actress and Miss America 1959, dies at 77

    Mary Ann Mobley, who stepped into the spotlight as the first Miss Mississippi to become Miss America and later hit the silver screen opposite Elvis Presley, has died. She was 77. She died Tuesday morning at her Beverly Hills home from complications of...
  • Breast cancer prevention drug gives lasting protection, study finds

    Taking the cancer drug tamoxifen for five years drives down the incidence of breast cancer in women at high risk for the disease by close to 30%, researchers have found. And the medication's protective effects against breast cancer appear to last,...
  • Low-fat diet may help some women beat breast cancer, study suggests

    Low-fat diet may help some women beat breast cancer, study suggests
    Almost anyone would benefit by reducing the amount of fat in their diet. But the upside could be especially big for women with breast cancer. New research presented Friday at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium suggests that a low-fat diet may...
  • After 2 years of construction, Maggie Daley Park opens

    After 2 years of construction, Maggie Daley Park opens
    As a construction crew drilled slabs onto climbing walls, thickened ice on the skating ribbon and finished laying a bright, soft surface on the playground inside Maggie Daley Park, Chicago Park District officials let their inner kid out. Rob Rejman,...
  • Hundreds attend Maggie Daley Park ribbon-cutting

    Hundreds attend Maggie Daley Park ribbon-cutting
    With the debut of Chicago’s Maggie Daley Park on Saturday, the snaky “bridge to nowhere” over Columbus Drive finally gets somewhere to go, the city gets another superpark tourist draw and Mayor Rahm Emanuel gets something more to brag...
  • Maggie Daley Park a seed with potential to blossom

     Maggie Daley Park a seed with potential to blossom
    At this awkward stage in its young life, the new Maggie Daley Park brings to mind a gangly teenager. Energetic? Absolutely. Graceful? Not yet. It's strange to come upon this park, whose towering, tripod-shaped light masts resemble giant praying mantises...
  • Margate commissioners pick mayor, vice mayor

    After a lengthy debate, Margate commissioners picked two new top dogs in their annual reorganizational meeting last month — former Vice Mayor Joanne Simone for mayor and Commissioner Tommy Ruzzano for vice mayor. Both commissioners will serve a...
  • Doctor Who Survived Blood Cancer Helps Others Through New Support Group

    When Dr. Jay Burton was battling blood cancer in 2010, he found that his medical background helped him handle many challenges on his own. "One of the reasons I am still here is because I'm a doctor," said Burton, who lives in Longmeadow, Mass. "I knew...
  • Mission Hospital Laguna gets its largest donation: $10M

    Mission Hospital Laguna Beach received its largest financial gift since the facility opened in 2009 when local residents Sue and Bill Gross donated $10 million, according to a news release. The money will be used to enhance emergency room operations...
  • Top Google searches of 2014: Robin Williams, World Cup, Ebola

    Top Google searches of 2014: Robin Williams, World Cup, Ebola
    Sorry Kim Kardashian, you didn't break the Internet this year. The honor of being the No. 1 trending search on Google actually went to Robin Williams. The Mountain View, Calif., search engine giant released its annual list of top trending items Tuesday....