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  • Editorial: Thumbs up for the week of June 20

    Family and friends recently honored the life of fallen fireman Robert W. Fogle III, of Westminster, who died May 30, 2014. In the weeks following the anniversary of his death, Fogle was honored at various ceremonies around Maryland, including having his...
  • Genetic testing allows precision prescribing

    Genetic testing allows precision prescribing
    Personalized medicine is moving from the realm of the futuristic to the almost commonplace. A DNA cheek swab now allows scientists to determine how genetic differences cause people to have different responses to the same drug. And that information...
  • Scott Baio's wife has a brain tumor: 'She refuses to shed one tear'

    Scott Baio's wife has a brain tumor: 'She refuses to shed one tear'
    Scott Baio and his wife Renee are facing another health challenge in their family: She's been diagnosed with a tumor in the lining of her brain. "Renee has a meningioma brain tumor," the "See Dad Run" actor said this week on Facebook. "Although 90% of...
  • Elevated breast cancer traced to pre-birth DDT exposure

     Elevated breast cancer traced to pre-birth DDT exposure
    WASHINGTON — Women who were exposed to higher levels of the pesticide DDT in utero were nearly four times more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer as adults than women who were exposed to lower levels before birth, according to a new study...
  • Quality-of-life care may help cancer patients live longer, feel better

    One of the memories Gabriela Dow has from when she was diagnosed with stage three breast cancer at age 35 is standing in the middle of the grocery store, overwhelmed by the decision of which foods to buy. "It felt like being in a labyrinth," says the...
  • Battling cancer with exercise, nutrition and mental health

    Battling cancer with exercise, nutrition and mental health
    Exercise, mental health, nutrition — these are all areas that can affect how someone lives during and after cancer treatment. The healing power of exercise Before Gabriela Dow's cancer diagnosis, her schedule, which involved juggling...
  • Expanding Medicaid would save more lives than experimental drugs

    Expanding Medicaid would save more lives than experimental drugs
    Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill last week that gives dying patients the right to try experimental drugs the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved. The Goldwater Institute, a conservative think tank with libertarian leanings that wrote model...
  • Social Security Judge Helen Cropper dies at 61

    Social Security Judge Helen Cropper dies at 61
    Judge Helen Gale Cropper began her legal career as a staff member for the Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago, eventually becoming the managing attorney at the agency's Uptown office She later was the litigation director at Cook County...
  • Michelle Obama follows predecessors with foreign travel

    Michelle Obama is following a path taken by prior first ladies as she gets ready for a weeklong trip to London and three Italian cities. She's stepping up the pace of her international travel without President Barack Obama. The journey that Mrs. Obama is...
  • Community news: Dunes banquet center opponents to meet

    Dunes banquet center opponents to meet Dunes Action is holding a volunteer orientation and recruitment meeting at 6:30 p.m. June 22 at the Service Center of the Westchester Public Library, 200 W. Indiana Ave. in Chesterton. The group will be presenting...
  • Ask Amy: Wife sharing a bed with boss on business trips raises doubts

    Ask Amy: Wife sharing a bed with boss on business trips raises doubts
    Dear Amy: My wife occasionally has to travel with her boss overnight to operate technology at meetings. She makes the travel arrangements. I noticed a couple of years ago that she booked one room with two beds. When I asked her about it she said it was...