| Jan 4, 2015
| 12:45 PM
Stuart Scott was in his element, working a "Monday Night Football" game, when he was forced to leave for an appendix operation.
Doctors discovered a tumor during surgery and Scott was diagnosed with cancer. But he made a point of continuing to live...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 11:03 AM
No one knows with certainty what the new year will bring. But here are some stories that are likely to make news in 2015.
School board race in District 86
The race for three vacancies on the Hinsdale Township District 86 School board is likely to be...
| Jan 28, 2015
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...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 1:36 PM
The poorly told truth may be the most misleading falsehood. Last year, Ezekiel Emanuel, a leading American physician, provoked national debate by suggesting that most people should not live past age 75. This month he sparked further controversy,...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 5:00 AM
I was diagnosed with cancer after giving birth to my third child. The tumor had grown especially large thanks to my body’s hormones that had been growing my baby. The medical community helped my disease, but could not help my despair.
| Dec 15, 2014
| 11:55 AM
When Delores Hogues was diagnosed with diabetes and an aggressive form of breast cancer in 2007, she channeled her energy into getting healthy and following her dream of opening a popcorn shop.
She founded Jimmie’s Popcorn, 7311 North Ave., which...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 5:45 PM
Newport Beach twins Syd and Zach Cohen have raised more than $6,500 to buy toys for children in the pediatric cancer units at UCLA Medical Center and Children's Hospital of Orange County.
It's a tradition started, in part, as a mitzvah project, a social...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 7:00 AM
Sunblock you can drink? A new study suggests that drinking coffee could reduce the risk of developing melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, by as much as 20%. Researchers from the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health and...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 2:35 PM
I am troubled by the news that the Department of Children and Families and Connecticut Children's Medical Center have received threats over the forced chemotherapy treatment of Cassandra C. Although many of us disagree with DCF's position in the case,...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 11:07 AM
On most Tuesday and Thursday afternoons recently, Sam Wainman played lacrosse with friends in a field next to the First Baptist Church of Chuluota.
They were waiting for a magical date, Jan. 19. That date arrived Monday, the official start of lacrosse...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 2:44 PM
They meld into the workout scene on the second floor of the Newport News YMCA, distinguished only by their wristbands. One tackles the treadmill, a few are on the elliptical trainers and others sweat it out on the rowing machine and stationary bikes....