| Aug 2, 2014
| 7:02 PM
Howard Scharf ran about 75 yards from the third-base side of Allentown's Coca-Cola Park to the right-field grass late last month to help secure the tarp as thunderstorms whipped through the Lehigh Valley.
The Triple-A Lehigh Valley IronPigs assistant...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 3:02 PM
— The photos tell the story of a lively, vibrant 17-year-old: There she is in her cheerleader outfit, posing with her prom date, hanging with friends and vacationing with family.
Nina Poeta's story was like that of many teenagers, until last...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 5:20 AM
SEATTLE When a mammogram detects breast cancer in a woman age 75 or older, it's more likely to be early stage disease that can be treated less aggressively, according to a study of thousands of patients in a Seattle cancer registry.
Dr. Henry Kaplan of...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The first time Lauren Marlotte and her fiancÚ Darnell Smith rode their bikes 100 miles, they trekked from Santa Barbara to Ojai to Ventura and back, ran out of water and followed a path that partially runs along the shoulder of a freeway.
| Sep 7, 2014
Sometimes the biggest challenge with cancer treatment is getting there. The American Cancer Society works to overcome this barrier through its "Road to Recovery" program that uses volunteer drivers to transport cancer patients.
"It relieves them and...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 5:05 AM
DALLAS The Freelands have set five places at the dinner table: for parents Pat and Lori, and for their kids Kyle, Alek and Maddy.
But this past winter, when Kyle, 20, suffered a relapse of his childhood leukemia, a sixth presence unpacked its bags and...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 1:54 PM
A Toshiba data center has moved into the Science + Technology Park at Johns Hopkins, collaborating with the medical institution's radiation oncology department to improve treatment of patients with head and neck or lung cancers.
The Toshiba Center for...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 3:06 PM
Later this month, Tinley Park's Fire Department will join at least 24 others from across the state for a fundraiser to help cancer patients.
This year will be the first time Tinley Park firefighters compete in the Cure It Foundation's Fire Up a Cure...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 10:18 PM
As a rising junior tennis player, Corona del Mar resident Alex Reyna has a rigid training schedule at Advantage Tennis Academy in Irvine.
Sometimes Reyna supplements this by carrying around his sister, Noelle. As triplets along with their sister, Paige,...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 2:23 PM
When Sarah Newhard of New Tripoli asked her 9-year-old son Wyatt what he wanted for Christmas, she was surprised to hear him say a drum set. He had never been musical or particularly liked music, Newhard says.
But Wyatt, who since age 3 has battled stage...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 7:03 PM
When Sarah Newhard of New Tripoli asked her 9-year-old son Wyatt what he wanted for Christmas, she was surprised to hear him ask for a drum set. He had never been musically inclined or particularly liked music, Newhard says.
But Wyatt, who since age 3...