| Aug 3, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Carmen “Joey” Veneziano was known by different names to different people.
To family and friends, he was Joey.
In the world of academia, where he worked and studied, he was Carmen, named for one of his grandfathers, said his mother, Teresa...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 11:10 AM
w/ Andrew W.K., Aug. 8, 7:30 p.m., $69-$139, Mohegan Sun Arena, 1 Mohegan Sun Boulevard, Uncasville, (888) 777-7922, mohegansun.com
Black Sabbath: the name sounds as grisly and intimidating as it did back in August 1969, when four...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 8:10 AM
Benefit for Dave Lamb of Brown Bird
Featuring Joe Fletcher and the Wrong Reasons, Proud Flesh, Elison Jackson and Amanda Bloom
Aug. 10, 8 p.m. $10 suggested donation. Cafe Nine, 250 State St., New Haven, (203) 789-8281, cafenine.com.
| Apr 28, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Like most mothers in the world, Janiris Villar would do anything to save her nine-year-old’s life. When Dr. Rashid A. Buttar told her that it would cost her guarantee $10,000 a week to treat Uzias, who suffers from an aggressive brain tumor, her...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 3:21 PM
As a surgical oncologist, I'm usually the one delivering the bad news. But this time I was the recipient.
Nine days earlier, my dermatologist had taken a biopsy from a small pink dot on my back. It was, he told me, malignant melanoma, the most deadly...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:43 PM
A transfusion of blood tainted with West Nile virus most likely caused the death of a hospitalized cancer patient in 2012, according to a new report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
In its Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 9:21 AM
Trick or Treat in the Heat, a popular fundraiser involving several neighborhoods, will have a change of venue this fall in Eagle River. It started as way to bring families together to remember a little boy who lost his battle to leukemia eight years ago...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 11:55 AM
Being separated by an ocean and having never met didn't stop Yvonne Vohl from offering a lifeline to Karen Castelblanco.
Castelblanco, 42, of Huntington Beach, was diagnosed with leukemia in 2010 and received a bone-marrow transplant from Vohl, 41, of...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 2:01 PM
Indoor tanning is a great way to get skin cancer – especially if you start young. People who use tanning beds, sunlamps or tanning booths before age 35 are up to 75% more likely to develop melanoma, and those who begin before 25 may double their...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 12:48 PM
Stephen “Steve” Taylor’s passport was filled with customs stamps from his many travels, whether to third-world countries for mission trips or to Jamaica to relax with his wife.
Travel, ministry and education were hallmarks of a life...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 3:26 PM
Darrin Reed, who is battling leukemia, has retired from his job with the Laguna Beach Unified School District, he said Thursday by phone.
Reed, the former executive assistant to the superintendent, is leaving after 14 years with the district to keep his...