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  • 'Parenthood,' the adult in the TV family

    'Parenthood,' the adult in the TV family
    "Parenthood" understands the frustration of the quiet achiever. It's an issue Jason Katims' family drama has often addressed directly, whether through teenage Haddie (Sarah Ramos) lashing out at her family's complete focus on the needs of her brother...
  • Vanessa Echols leaving WFTV mornings

    Vanessa Echols leaving WFTV mornings
    UPDATED: Vanessa Echols is leaving WFTV-Channel 9 mornings to be reunited with Greg Warmoth at 4 p.m. on the ABC affiliate. They were together for 15 years in the mornings at WFTV. Nancy Alvarez will takes Echols' morning spot with Jamie Holmes, and the...
  • Historian Elena Conis takes a look at decades of vaccination skepticism

    Historian Elena Conis takes a look at decades of vaccination skepticism
    Last year saw more U.S. measles cases than in any other year in nearly the last quarter century, and 2015 isn't looking a whole lot better, after someone at Disneyland infected people who infected other people in what has become a seven-state outbreak....
  • Woodside's basketball team has been thinking pink this season

    Woodside's basketball team has been thinking pink this season
    When it came time to pick the team's shoes in preseason, Woodside senior guard Ray Jackson had a thought: pink. Sure, it looked nice and was different. But the color means something to Jackson, whose mother battled breast cancer last summer. So the...
  • Downtown high-rise lit up for 'Mr. Cub'

    Downtown high-rise lit up for 'Mr. Cub'
    Of all the gestures of gratitude for late Chicago Cubs great Ernie Banks, there was one Tuesday night that arguably stood taller than the rest. The south side of the 57-story Blue Cross-Blue Shield Tower in the Loop was lit in blue and white with the...
  • Valencia Isles team to walk in Race for the Cure

    Valencia Isles team to walk in Race for the Cure
    The biggest risk factors for breast cancer are being female and growing older. According to statistics provided by the Susan G. Komen Foundation, one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. With facts like these, it's no...
  • Analyst: Government seems to be making changes to protect consumer information on health site

    The Obama administration appears to be making broader changes to protect consumer information on the government's health insurance website, after objections from lawmakers and privacy advocates. The Associated Press reported last week that details such...
  • Many African-Americans fall into a health 'coverage gap'

    WASHINGTON Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, the percentage of people of color who do not have health insurance is projected to fall dramatically by 2016, greatly narrowing the historic disparities in coverage between whites and nonwhites. But one...
  • Drugmaker Pfizer's 4Q profit plunges on lower sales, higher research, legal and other costs

    Pfizer Inc.'s fourth-quarter profit fell by half as worsening generic competition and unfavorable currency rates reduced sales, and higher research spending and legal costs also hurt the bottom line. The world's second-biggest drugmaker by revenue...
  • Trial in medical research scandal at Duke postponed

    DURHAM, N.C. A judge in Durham County Superior Court has postponed the first civil trial against Duke University by the estate of a patient who had enrolled in one of a trio of clinical cancer studies that were based on bogus science. The case is part of...
  • Former Steeler Jerome Bettis helps mom battle cancer

    Former Steelers great Jerome Bettis toted the football 3,479 times in his 13-year NFL career, earning every one of his 13,662 rushing yards, the sixth-best total in league history. He took hundreds, if not thousands, of brutal hits and was as durable as...