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  • Historian Elena Conis takes a look at decades of vaccination skepticism

    Historian Elena Conis takes a look at decades of vaccination skepticism
    Last year saw more U.S. measles cases than in any other year in nearly the last quarter century, and 2015 isn't looking a whole lot better, after someone at Disneyland infected people who infected other people in what has become a seven-state outbreak....
  • Woodside's basketball team has been thinking pink this season

    Woodside's basketball team has been thinking pink this season
    When it came time to pick the team's shoes in preseason, Woodside senior guard Ray Jackson had a thought: pink. Sure, it looked nice and was different. But the color means something to Jackson, whose mother battled breast cancer last summer. So the...
  • Downtown high-rise lit up for 'Mr. Cub'

    Downtown high-rise lit up for 'Mr. Cub'
    Of all the gestures of gratitude for late Chicago Cubs great Ernie Banks, there was one Tuesday night that arguably stood taller than the rest. The south side of the 57-story Blue Cross-Blue Shield Tower in the Loop was lit in blue and white with the...
  • Valencia Isles team to walk in Race for the Cure

    Valencia Isles team to walk in Race for the Cure
    The biggest risk factors for breast cancer are being female and growing older. According to statistics provided by the Susan G. Komen Foundation, one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. With facts like these, it's no...
  • Government health care website quietly sharing personal data

    Government health care website quietly sharing personal data
    The government's health insurance website is quietly sending consumers' personal data to private companies that specialize in advertising and analyzing Internet data for performance and marketing, The Associated Press has learned. The scope of what is...
  • New privacy concerns over government's health care website

    The government's health insurance website is quietly passing along consumers' personal data to outside websites, just as President Barack Obama is calling for stronger cybersecurity protections. It works like this: When you apply for coverage on...
  • Wisconsin's Rob Havenstein, a Mount Airy native, hopes to turn heads at Senior Bowl

    Wisconsin's Rob Havenstein, a Mount Airy native, hopes to turn heads at Senior Bowl
    Towering over defensive ends and overpowering them with his mauling approach to the game, Wisconsin offensive tackle Rob Havenstein isn't looking to rack up style points as a blocker. Havenstein, a Mount Airy native, plays the game with an edge, using...
  • Suicide attempt survivors come out of the shadows

    Suicide attempt survivors come out of the shadows
    After four people with ties to Northwestern University committed suicide within a year, Josh Walfish no longer could remain silent. The deaths compelled him to disclose a painful piece of his past that he had kept to himself. When he revealed his...
  • Dance: Hawkettes take 2nd; Glenbrook South's service projects honored

    The Glenbrook South dance team narrowly missed making it to the finals in the Large Varsity Pom division at the UDA National Championships on Saturday, but they didn't leave Orlando, Florida, empty-handed. The Titan Poms received the American School...
  • Blue Mountain again hosts USA Luge Challenge

    Blue Mountain again hosts USA Luge Challenge
    We who enjoy an active outdoors lifestyle don't really care whether or not Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow. For us, winter is to be embraced in all its cold, wind, snow and ice. While the lovely borough of Emmaus is celebrating its SnowBlast Winter...
  • Cutting down on meat for health: More people are trying it

    Cutting down on meat for health: More people are trying it
    Former President Bill Clinton, whose voracious appetite was legendary, went vegan in 2010 to protect his health after heart surgery.  And while cutting out animal products is no guarantee of a healthful diet, research shows eating plant-based foods is...