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  • Rower who survived attack on Lake Michigan to circle water again -- on bike

    Rower who survived attack on Lake Michigan to circle water again -- on bike
    The last time Jenn Gibbons circled Lake Michigan, she rowed by herself and survived an attempted sexual assault. This time, she won’t be alone. The 29-year-old Logan Square resident will set off on a 1,000-mile charity bike ride with 30 riders...
  • Raising awareness of covert killer: pulmonary fibrosis

    PITTSBURGH Despite claiming an estimated 40,000 lives annually roughly the same number as breast cancer or prostate cancer pulmonary fibrosis remains one of the least known covert killers in the country. "Survivors of breast cancer come together in...
  • Cowboys' Brandon Carr back in his 'safe haven'

    OXNARD, Calif. Brandon Carr was back in his "safe haven," practicing with the Dallas Cowboys on Saturday as a member of the first-team defense. But life will never be the same for the 28-year-old cornerback, who spent two weeks by his mother's side as...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Enfield Woman To Walk 39.3 Miles To End Breast Cancer

    Amy Whalen, a resident of Enfield, will join thousands of men and woman in the upcoming Avon Walk for Breast Cancer in New York City over the weekend of Oct. 18. This is her first year participating and has been training hard and raising funds in...
  • UK cost body backs pricey Gilead hepatitis pill for some patients

    LONDON (Reuters) - Gilead Sciences' expensive new hepatitis C pill has been endorsed for use in certain patients by Britain's healthcare cost-effectiveness watchdog, after the U.S. firm provided more information. The National Institute for Health and...
  • Misinformation, fear infiltrate marijuana debate

    When I asked my oncologist why she wasn't more familiar with alternatives to chemotherapy and radiation to treat breast cancer, she said she was too busy to learn about natural, holistic therapies. They certainly don't teach them in medical school. So...
  • Heading for middle age? Bring your sneakers to cut breast cancer risk

    Heading for middle age? Bring your sneakers to cut breast cancer risk
    For women past childbearing age, a new study finds that a modest amount of exercise -- four hours a week of walking or more intensive physical activity such as cycling for just two hours a week -- drives down breast cancer risk by roughly 10%. If...
  • Roller derby Brawl for Beth to aid family of cancer victim

    On Friday night, the Earl E. Schaffer Municipal Ice Rink in Bethlehem will roar to the sound of roller derby, which is always a fun thing to watch but in this case will also be an occasion to help a family struggling with a loss. Derby skater Beth...
  • Robin Williams' death makes public the usually private agony of suicide

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Anytime someone takes their own life, a circle of heartbroken family and friends are left struggling with a question of haunting simplicity: Why? Now, in the wake of the news that comedian Robin Williams committed suicide at age 63, an...
  • $10.9 million donation funds breast cancer center

    $10.9 million donation funds breast cancer center
    Thanks to a $10.9 million donation, Jupiter Medical Center is building a state-of-the-art breast-cancer center with advanced screening technology. The center is named for Margaret W. Niedland, a local woman who died of breast cancer in 2011. The...
  • Amy Robach On Getting Personal On 'GMA': 'I Don't Tell Them Everything'

    Amy Robach has a unique take on the morning-show wars. She is a veteran of "Today" (she anchored the show's weekend edition) and a relative newbie at "Good Morning America" (which she joined as a correspondent in 2012). So she has insight into both...