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  • Joan Lunden to speak in Norfolk on Sunday; free and open to the public

    Joan Lunden to speak in Norfolk on Sunday; free and open to the public
    Jewish Family Service of Tidewater presents Joan Lunden: My Journey on Sunday, April 26, at 2 p.m. at Norfolk Academy, 1585 Wesleyan Drive, Norfolk. The event is free and open to the public, but pre-registration is required; go to http://tinyurl.com/...
  • U.S. Task Force retains its recommendation for fewer mammograms; public comment invited

    U.S. Task Force retains its recommendation for fewer mammograms; public comment invited
    Advocates of annual mammography screening for the early detection of breast cancer took a blow with the issuance of new draft guidelines by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force on Tuesday. The task force, which issues preventive guidelines for a...
  • To find breast cancer, more mammograms aren't better, expert panel says

    To find breast cancer, more mammograms aren't better, expert panel says
    Despite years of controversy over the best way to screen women for breast cancer, an expert panel convened by the federal government is standing by its controversial recommendation that most women should get mammograms only once every two years, and...
  • Task force: Mammograms in 40s a choice, but don't skip at 50

    Women should get a mammogram every two years starting at age 50 — and while routine screening brings little benefit in the 40s, beginning it that early should be a personal choice, a government task force said Monday. Also, there's not enough...
  • Humor with heart

    Humor with heart
    From headlining comedy clubs and appearing at festivals like Just for Laughs to being on the Oprah Winfrey Network reality series "My Life Is a Joke," Patti Vasquez has been busy. Her WGN-AM (720) show airs from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. Mondays to Fridays, and...
  • Breast cancer cases in U.S. projected to rise as much as 50% by 2030

    Breast cancer cases in U.S. projected to rise as much as 50% by 2030
    New breast cancer cases in the U.S. are forecast to rise by as much as 50% by 2030, government researchers reported Monday. ------------ FOR THE RECORD An earlier version of this post said that the age distribution of women with new breast cancers...
  • Seniors breathe new life into old tomes at bookbindery

    Tucked into a third-floor room in a brick building in Atlantic City, a small group of people is saving history. Or repackaging it, at least. In the workroom of Myriam's Dream Bookbindery, senior citizens bind, cut and print books to make them close to...
  • Cancer diagnosis prompts sisters to have preventive surgery

    Dulce Noonan's cancer diagnosis may have saved her sister's life. When Noonan was told she had Stage 3A breast cancer, the news, naturally, frightened her. But the experience was also eerily familiar: Every woman on her father's side of the family had...
  • Robin Williams the posthumous star of '3 Still Standing'

    Before the late Robin Williams enthralled television audiences on "Mork and Mindy," he already was a star on the 1970s stand-up comedy circuit — and by the '80s was a leading light for a new stand-up generation. The political satirist Will Durst...
  • Rauner trying to broker mega-deal in Illinois Legislature

    Seizing on Illinois' budget crisis as a political opportunity, Republican businessman-turned-governor Bruce Rauner is trying to broker a master deal to advance his pro-business priorities through the Legislature in exchange for new revenue to save...
  • 'Storied Streets' a family project, with Susan Sarandon guiding the way

    'Storied Streets' a family project, with Susan Sarandon guiding the way
    Just a few weeks after college graduation, Jack Henry Robbins accepted the invitation of a homeless man and rode a city bus with him from Santa Monica to skid row. It was the first stop on Robbins' nine-city cross-country tour as director of "Storied...