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Cancer

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  • Girl fighting cancer, sister to become honorary Chicago police officers

    Girl fighting cancer, sister to become honorary Chicago police officers
    The Chicago police will have two new young recruits Tuesday. Twelve-year-old Emily Beazley, who is battling cancer, and her younger sister, Olivia, will be named honorary officers during a ceremony at police headquarters Tuesday. Police Superintendent...
  • Teen who fought cancer treatment heads home from hospital

    A 17-year-old girl forced by the courts to undergo chemotherapy for her cancer has finished that treatment and was released Monday from a hospital where she had been confined since December. The teen, identified only as Cassandra C, told The Associated...
  • Cassandra's Homecoming: 'I'm So Happy'

    Cassandra's Homecoming: 'I'm So Happy'
    WINDSOR LOCKS — She went into the hospital five months ago identified in court papers as Cassandra C., the Windsor Locks teenager taken into state custody and forced by court order to receive chemotherapy for her Hodgkin's lymphoma after rejecting...
  • Windsor Locks Teen Who Battled State Over Chemo Is Heading Home

    Windsor Locks Teen Who Battled State Over Chemo Is Heading Home
    HARTFORD — A 17-year-old Connecticut girl forced by the courts to undergo chemotherapy for her cancer has finished that treatment and was expected to be released Monday from the hospital. The teen, identified only as Cassandra C, told The...
  • Beloved Organist Infuses His Music With Faith

    Beloved Organist Infuses His Music With Faith
    WETHERSFIELD — David Spicer, dressed in a red fleece and necktie patterned with musical notes, settles into the bench before his beloved Austin Organ in the choir loft of the historic First Church of Christ in Old Wethersfield and begins pulling out...
  • Memorial service set for Marilynn Greable

    A memorial service for the late wife of Winnetka Village President Gene Greable has been set for the morning of May 1. Marilynn Greable, 72, passed away April 18 in Evanston following a lengthy battle with cancer. The memorial service will begin at 11...
  • Private patient advocates a growing, yet costly, trend in health care

    Private patient advocates a growing, yet costly, trend in health care
    Barbara Salata was anxious, couldn't sleep and told her family it felt like she was having a heart attack. The 77-year-old Libertyville woman would forget things and generally "wasn't the mom that we knew," said her son, Bob Salata Jr. Despite a sleep...
  • Going bald for a good cause

    Going bald for a good cause
    Chloe VanWitzenburg (left) and Caroline Carani, students at Shepard High School in Palos Heights, were among 10 girls who recently donated to both Wigs for Kids — which provides real hair for children who have lost theirs to cancer treatment —...
  • Success in Florida proves Affordable Care Act works

     Success in Florida proves Affordable Care Act works
    This past Feb. 15, Florida quietly made history. By the close of this year's open enrollment, 1.6 million Floridians had selected plans or were automatically re-enrolled through the Health Insurance Marketplace, the largest number of any state using...
  • Sarah Brady, gun control advocate and widow of James Brady, dies at 73

    Sarah Brady, gun control advocate and widow of James Brady, dies at 73
    After the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, nearly everyone knew that White House spokesman James Brady had been shot in the head and partially paralyzed in the attack by a mentally deranged assailant, John W. Hinckley Jr. But...
  • Oren Miller

    Oren Miller
    Oren Miller, a stay-at-home dad who created A Blogger and a Father blog, which attracted worldwide attention, and the equally successful Facebook group "Dad Bloggers," died Saturday at his Owings Mills home of cancer. He was 42. "Oren's blog was a life-...