| Jul 7, 2014
| 5:20 AM
No, vegans are not extraterrestrials from a planet orbiting Vega, although many might consider their dietary habits to be completely alien. Plant-only eaters represent a mere 2 percent of the population; another 5 percent describe themselves as...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 2:31 PM
Nestled just north of Universal Studios on the shore of Toluca Lake, Lakeside Golf Club served as the perfect venue for the women of the La Providencia Guild of Children's Hospital Los Angeles who convened for their annual summer meeting, luncheon and...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 11:49 AM
Professional baseball great Tony Gwynn Sr., also known as Mr. Padre, died last month of salivary gland cancer, which he believed was caused by years of using smokeless chewing tobacco. The cancer is a rare form that begins in any of the salivary glands in...
| May 25, 2014
Fiona O'Connell is familiar with the working person's health care nightmare — the one where you get too sick to work, and then you lose your job, and then you have no insurance to pay for the treatment you need.
O'Connell lived that nightmare, and...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 2:30 AM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My father, 71, was diagnosed with early-stage prostate cancer last month. He's worried about the side effects of surgery and radiation, so he has instead decided to wait and see if the cancer progresses. His doctor agrees that he doesn't...
| May 22, 2014
| 4:30 PM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Years ago, I had mild cervical dysplasia and was treated with cryotherapy. I now have cervical cancer (stage 0) and am leaning toward having a hysterectomy since I'm done having children, but my doctor says there are other options for...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 6:38 AM
The South Windsor-Rockville Relay for Life held a successful 20th annual event at South Windsor High School on June 6 and 7.
Hundreds of participants turned out to support cancer research at the fun and educational 21-hour event that featured...
| May 9, 2014
| 2:56 PM
At a lab on the edge of the Johns Hopkins University's East Baltimore medical campus, researchers grow tumors on mice so they can try and cure them. But one day, the cancer wouldn't grow.
They tried again and again for months. Figuring there must be...
| May 9, 2014
| 9:46 PM
Standing next to each other, Kayla Saikaly and Adi Versano looked like sisters. Their families marveled at the similarities — both with dark hair and wearing peach-colored dresses. But not only are they unrelated, they live half a world apart....
| May 16, 2014
| 5:01 PM
A Cook County judge this morning awarded custody of frozen embryos to a 42-year-old Chicago woman over the objections of her ex-boyfriend who said it violates his right to not procreate.
In 2009, Karla Dunston, a doctor who lives in the city, began...
| May 20, 2014
| 8:13 AM
Joey Covarrubias, a standout guard at Montebello Cantwell-Sacred Heart, undergoes his first chemotherapy treatment Thursday for a rare bone cancer, Ewing's sarcoma, that was discovered after he complained of shoulder pain. An X-ray found a tumor near...