| Oct 31, 2014
| 6:50 AM
It's been 45 years since Bob's deployment in the Vietnam War. He didn't fight the Viet Cong, but served instead as an Army mechanic in Thailand, working on trucks that patrolled the perimeter of the U. S. Army installation at Camp Samea Sam. In the...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 3:03 PM
For Sandra Dianna, a Hampton school teacher, the BSGI test proved a lifesaver.
The "breast specific gamma imaging" camera — BSGI — discovered her breast cancer before it had time to spread. Within three days of discovering the malignancy,...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 11:28 AM
A list of promotions and recognition at South Florida businesses.
Chim Francisco, Distinguished Toastmaster, was honored as Toastmasters International's District 47 Division Governor of the Year at Division 47`s Fall Conference in Palm...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 1:40 PM
The living room was festooned with orange streamers. On the kitchen counter sat a cake, brightened with orange food coloring. The only clue that this wasn't a color-themed birthday party was the sign near the front door. It read: Orange you glad chemo...
| Nov 1, 2014
Has anyone else encountered those pesky add-on charges that have emerged for doctor's visits? A facilities fee here; a "medical diagnosis" co-pay for a visit to get your eyes checked (that's in addition to the vision insurance co-pay); and a hospital...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 10:03 AM
Some days Amber Larkin seeks refuge in the bedroom of her son, Noah. His Star Wars action figures still line the shelves. His Lego sets cover the desk. There is an unopened gift.
"I just sit and talk to him," Larkin says. "He is very much present."...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Source: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Why are some 75-year-olds downright spry while others can barely get around? Part of the explanation, according to research published recently in Cell Press...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 8:55 AM
Village of Deerfield staff had been planning a fundraiser to help defray the costs of treatment for longtime public works employee Pete Rossi, who was battling cancer.
Rossi died at 47 this April, before they could host the event. So they turned their...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 4:09 AM
In January I felt a pea-size lump above my breast. My oncologist suggested that I schedule a mammogram/ultrasound. The results were not certain the tumor was malignant and my medical team suggested removal and a biopsy. A week after my surgery, I was...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 1:19 PM
When a 17-year-old high school senior was the first to cross the finish line in this year's Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, he was soon followed by his parents, a sister — and his cancer-surviving 73-year-old grandmother.
Conner Masteran, a...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 4:18 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the past week:
+ Bravo to the Ottawa Senators, Toronto Maple Leafs and Montreal Canadiens for coordinating a stirring ceremony Saturday to honor Cpl. Nathan Cirillo and...