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  • Maggie Daley Park in Chicago formally dedicated

    A new park along Chicago's lakefront named for late former first lady Maggie Daley has been dedicated. Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined members of the Daley family for the dedication Saturday. Emanuel says the park reflects Maggie Daley's life and legacy:...
  • Relay for Life provides time for reflection, unity for those affected by cancer

    Relay for Life provides time for reflection, unity for those affected by cancer
    Lynne Jones was diagnosed with inflammatory breast cancer at 40 years old but, four years later, says her condition is much improved. She was one of nearly 200 participants who walked the track at Liberty High School in Eldersburg on Saturday to...
  • Transgender people face maze of difficulties with health insurance, doctors

    DALLAS After nearly 50 years living as a man, Leslie McMurray was reborn but then lost nearly everything: her home, her marriage of 33 years and her job as a radio program director in Dallas. McMurray also began her long and complicated battle with...
  • Kindness helps cancer patient fly high

    Tony Robison is no stranger to airplanes, especially after having helped his wife Sheila when they volunteered at the former Thunder Over The Blue Ridge Air Show. "She loved it so much, and it was a good way for me to meet new people, so those were...
  • On floor for two days after fall, woman rescued by driver

    On floor for two days after fall, woman rescued by driver
    When Robert Parker arrived at Sharon Sawyers' Baltimore home Feb. 26, he realized something was wrong. For the past seven months, Parker, a transportation driver for MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital, had been picking up Sawyers for doctors' appointments,...
  • Salon in Dyer offers free appointments for women fighting cancer

    Salon in Dyer offers free appointments for women fighting cancer
    When cosmetologist Shelly Schapp's best friend was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2103, she began asking questions about hair loss and skin changes during treatment. Schapp, owner of Intrigue Salon and Day Spa in Dyer, had no answers, so she began...
  • Chicago bartender makes it to semifinals of cocktail competition

    Chicago bartender makes it to semifinals of cocktail competition
    Organization was Jacyara de Oliveira's downfall Sunday at the annual Speed Rack National Finals, which tests cocktail speed and accuracy of 16 female bartenders from around the country. A bar manager of Sportsman's Club in the Humboldt Park...
  • Wearing orange in support of gun control

    Wearing orange in support of gun control
    Colors have now come to represent much more than just a beautiful rainbow, or crayons in a box. The color pink, for instance, is often associated with breast cancer awareness. Red is linked to heart disease prevention, and blue with autism. Add "orange"...
  • Elise's corner: Parents seek hope for daughter, 3, a victim of Alexander disease

    AKRON, Ohio With her bright blue eyes and infectious smile, Elise Bonsky seems like a typical, playful 3-year-old little girl. But her parents saw subtle, troubling signs from the time she was a baby. When Elise woke up from naps, she'd often stare with...
  • New York Senate approves mental health tax check-off

    New York's Senate has followed the Assembly and voted for a new tax check-off intended to help end the stigma around mental illness, which advocates say is common, treatable and too often unaddressed. Like provisions on state tax returns where...
  • Softball program takes hard-line stance vs. cancer

    Softball program takes hard-line stance vs. cancer
    "Strike Out Cancer" is a well-known theme in the Oak Lawn community, as is "Fight Like a Bulldog" — a reference to Richards High School's mascot. Both applied when something special took place a few weeks back at Richards' softball field: the...