| Oct 3, 2012
As October rolls in, many of us are bringing fall colors back into our wardrobes, but many more of us are rocking the color pink. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which means that whether you're a survivor or......
| Nov 11, 2014
| 9:53 AM
Their life stories are miles — both literal and figurative — apart. But the story they collectively told Monday night was one of unity and optimism.
Glamour magazine feted 10 honorees at the annual Women of the Year awards at Carnegie Hall:...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 9:41 PM
To this day, Renee Banton can't fully explain why a college-educated woman from a solid middle-class family fell as far and disappeared for as long as she did.
She can't blame it on having had a tough childhood in Carson, because her parents may have...
| Nov 24, 2014
Dear Amy: My wife of 33 years recently died from breast cancer. Since then I have not changed much in our household because I have been busy tending to my wife's affairs (which are almost complete). I live alone and I have memories at every turn.
| Nov 10, 2014
| 3:07 PM
The architecture world applauded when Mayor Rahm Emanuel dedicated a striking, Jeanne Gang-designed boathouse on Chicago's North Side last year. But the project raised a troubling social equity question: When would the mayor make good on his promise to...
| Nov 9, 2014
There's Mount Dora Mayor Cathy Hoechst at food-truck night. There she is chattering away about how cool it is that TJ Maxx and Ross Dress for Less are coming to town. Now she's handing out awards to third-graders who named the city's two new police dogs....
| Nov 4, 2014
| 1:21 PM
It's not the sort of thing you generally see in a museum: a comfortable easy chair, a working TV set turned to an afternoon talk show on which "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" mom Kris Jenner is making salsa and talking about her boob jobs.
| Nov 3, 2014
| 9:36 AM
Cheryle Jackson didn't cry at the diagnosis.
She didn't cry when her husband of 18 years filed for a divorce in the middle of her battle.
She didn't even cry when she called her mother in Memphis to tell her.
"When the doctor tells you you have...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Q: My dog has bad arthritis in his knee. I've read a lot about Rimadyl and it scares me, so I'm thinking of using Zubrin. Do you have any suggestions about what might be safer? -- V.W., via cyberspace
A: Well, no, you're not going to use Zubrin. The drug...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 5:47 AM
I had never heard of pregnancy-associated breast cancer (PBAC) until I read this article in USA Today.
Turns out, much focus is on this cancer, diagnosed during or after pregnancy, which can have extremely aggressive characteristics. A search of the...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 12:26 PM
The elegant ballroom of the Hilton Chicago was a sea of pink for the 29th annual Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation (LSCRF) luncheon on Oct. 14. More than 950 guests enjoyed a Q&A with Academy, Emmy and Golden Globe-Award winning actress Sally Field...