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  • Local athlete 'makes the play' to fight lung cancer

    Local athlete 'makes the play' to fight lung cancer
    Lung cancer survivors Barb Miller and her daughter, Tracy Anderson, want others to know: If you've got a lung, you can get lung cancer. It doesn't matter if you smoke or not. They say it's time to stop stigmatizing lung cancer and start doing more...
  • Breast Cancer support group launches nationwide tour

    Dian "CJ" Corneliussen-James sat on the couch in her Hunt Meadows living room. Her fingers slid over the metal lock on a small, old-fashioned looking suitcase. Lifting the lid, she reached in and gently pulled out a pair of blue jeans. The frayed...
  • Study: Breast cancer overtreatment costs US $4B a year

    Sharpening a medical debate about the costs and benefits of cancer screening, a new report estimates that the U.S. spends $4 billion a year on unnecessary medical costs due to mammograms that generate false alarms, and on treatment of certain breast...
  • Bill opening adoption records access stalls in Indiana House

    A proposal that would have expanded Indiana adoptees' access to more than 50 years of sealed records appears to be dead this session, to the disappointment of some advocates. The records of children in Indiana who were adopted between 1941 and 1994 are...
  • Temples plan Mitzvah Day activities

    Temples plan Mitzvah Day activities
    Both Congregation Kol Tikvah in Parkland and Temple Dor Dorim in Weston follow the eight days of Passover with their Mitzvah Day activities on April 12. "The Mitzvah Day is important following Passover because Jews have celebrated our freedom from...
  • Health Calendar: Health fair April 25 at Shiloh Baptist Church in Waukegan

    Health screenings, events and support groups throughout the county. EVENTS FAIR: A health and wellness fair titled "Improve your Health — Improve Your Life" will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 25 at Shiloh Baptist Church, 800 S. Genesee...
  • Residents honor late friend with flamingo fundraiser

    Residents honor late friend with flamingo fundraiser
    Springtime always brings migratory birds, but this year a new variety has come to roost. Pink flamingos are on the move in Carroll County, settling in Westminster yards and surrounding areas. The flocks are being delivered by a group of women as part of...
  • Safe swimming the goal of drowning victim's family

    Safe swimming the goal of drowning victim's family
    John Kocher remembers it as "the phone call no one ever wants to receive." The Richards High School guidance counselor and freshman football coach on Monday used that phrase to describe the call he got in July 2013 notifying him that his son, Matthew...
  • Plea deals possible in Atlanta educators' cheating trial

    An Atlanta judge urged 10 former educators Monday to accept sentencing deals with the prosecution in a trial over a widespread conspiracy to cheat on state tests — and he threatened prison sentences for them if they fail to reach those deals. "I've...
  • Return-to-work policy at heart of woman's lawsuit against Broward Health

    Return-to-work policy at heart of woman's lawsuit against Broward Health
    A doctor's note didn't suffice for a former Broward Health employee who in a lawsuit claims that the hospital system's return-to-work screening policy violates the Family Medical Leave Act. Andrea Santiago, 36, filed a lawsuit against Broward Health...
  • Mildred Ruth Reiner

    Mildred Ruth Reiner
    Mildred Ruth Reiner, an accomplished trumpet player and champion of music education in Baltimore County's public schools, died March 22 of complications from a stroke and breast cancer in Plymouth, Vt. The native Northeast Baltimore resident was 83....