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  • California Senate panel endorses bill allowing terminally ill to commit suicide

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. Legislation that would allow terminally ill Californians to take their own lives cleared a major hurdle Wednesday, winning the approval of the state Senate Health Committee on a party-line vote. Senate Bill 128 was written for Brittany...
  • Prosecutors: Hernandez Misled Ill Cousin To Win Silence

    Prosecutors: Hernandez Misled Ill Cousin To Win Silence
    FALL RIVER, Mass. — Aaron Hernandez tried to buy his cancer-stricken cousin's silence during the Odin Lloyd murder investigation, but was lying when he told her he had created trust funds to provide for her two children, prosecutors said Wednesday....
  • Lenhoff: There's no right way to be a mom

    Sometime this month, our family will welcome a new member, Magnificent Max. He is due in the next couple of weeks, the first child for Daughter #2 and first grandchild for me and the Boss that will pee standing up. We love the grandparent gig, our...
  • Why do Angelina Jolie's health decisions resonate?

    Why do Angelina Jolie's health decisions resonate?
    In local public-affairs programming this weekend: "Flashpoint" and host Ginger Gadsden look at how actress Angelina Jolie's health decisions have resonated with the public. The program airs at 8 a.m. Sunday on WKMG-Channel 6.  The topics include...
  • Family Entrepreneurs: Parents, kids build businesses from the ground up

    Family Entrepreneurs: Parents, kids build businesses from the ground up
    During a tumultuous time in her life, Melanie Grefe decided to take a leap of faith. Three years ago, the Hollywood resident packed her two kids in the car and began driving. She ended up in a place that would eventually change her life: Weeki Wachee...
  • Radiation options for breast cancer treatment

    Radiation options for breast cancer treatment
    Radiation plays a significant role in treating patients with breast cancer, but there are more options now that can reduce the time spent in therapy or the amount of healthy tissue treated. Dr. Maria C. E. Jacobs, director of radiation oncology at Mercy...
  • Coral Springs: Carrera para ayudar a mujeres con mamografías este sábado 28

    Coral Springs: Carrera para ayudar a mujeres con mamografías este sábado 28
    Broward Heath de Coral Springs da a la comunidad la oportunidad de mantenerse en forma mientras apoyan una buena causa. El dinero que se recaude en la carrera “Half-Marathon and Race For Women's Wellness 5K Run/Walk”, en Coral Springs que se...
  • Battling breast cancer: UVA pioneers image-guided, high-dose approach

    Source: University of Virginia Health System CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- An experimental approach to treating breast cancer being tested at the University of Virginia Health System allows doctors to administer significantly higher doses of cancer-killing...
  • Angelina Jolie's decision to remove ovaries touches on problem many women face

    Angelina Jolie's decision to remove ovaries touches on problem many women face
    They still call it the "Angelina Jolie wave" at the University of Kansas Hospital. When the international philanthropist and filmmaker announced two years ago that she'd had her still-healthy breasts removed because her family history and genetics put...
  • NCAA Tournament is pure March Madness for all the wrong reasons

    NCAA Tournament is pure March Madness for all the wrong reasons
    Joey Ptasinski didn't enjoy the 200-mile trip to American last month. The Lafayette shooting guard didn't like missing six of the nine 3-pointers he took during that game and hates losing. But what made the trek to Washington, D.C. unfavorable was that...
  • Sentara genetic counselor talks about Angelina Jolie's decision

    Sentara genetic counselor talks about Angelina Jolie's decision
    Women with a BRCA gene mutation have an 85 percent risk of developing breast cancer during their lifetime and a risk from 40 to 60 percent of developing ovarian cancer, according to Sentara certified genetic counselor Jessa Blount. Though the BRCA1...