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Colon Cancer

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  • Simple moves can help cut your health care costs: Part 1 of 2 parts

    No matter how you get insurance -- through your employer, from a state exchange, from an agent or directly from an insurance company -- you're paying a bigger share of your health-care costs than you used to. Higher premiums are only part of the picture....
  • Death-with-dignity movement springs back to life in California

    Death-with-dignity movement springs back to life in California
    Seventeen years ago, Oregon became the first of five states to offer what became known as death with dignity. Now a renewed effort is underway to add California to the list. Past attempts have failed here, but Compassion & Choices, the nonprofit...
  • Swap one snack a day with yogurt

    Swap one snack a day with yogurt
    Yogurt is a great addition to any meal and also makes a great snack. It tastes great and has many health benefits. With so many flavors and varieties to choose from, there is bound to be one that you and your family enjoy. Portable yogurts are available...
  • Gain from adding Roche's Avastin to immune drug unclear

    MADRID (Reuters) - It is too early to say whether combining Roche's best-selling Avastin cancer drug with the company's experimental immune-boosting medicine MPDL3280A gives a better outcome in fighting tumors. That is the verdict of experts following...
  • Fall Guide: Health walks and events

    Each fall, health organizations organize events to support their causes, and to raise funds and awareness for a litany of the diseases that afflict us. At the same time, numerous others offer health fairs and screenings, often free of charge, to aid in...
  • Breast cancer genetic screening offers vital information, uncertainty

    Breast cancer genetic screening offers vital information, uncertainty
    New technologies, and a little help from the U.S. Supreme Court, have made it possible for large numbers of women to find out whether they carry genetic mutations that increase their risk of breast cancer — a development warmly welcomed by experts...
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Diabetes living healthy The University of Maryland Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology will offers classes on healthy living through nutrition and exercise. Classes will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1; 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 10;...
  • Mary Ruth Hurley Cullicott, volunteer, dies

     Mary Ruth Hurley Cullicott, volunteer, dies
    To call Mary Ruth Hurley Cullicott a "longtime volunteer" would be an understatement. Six decades ago, the longtime River Forest resident began volunteering at Misericordia, a nonprofit Chicago agency that provides housing and support services to people...
  • Natural options for what ails you

    Natural options  for what ails you
    Dear Readers: Mother Nature has provided us with a beautiful medicine cabinet. In it, we find foods, herbal extracts and vitamins or minerals that reduce pain and promote health. Consider any of the following items for what ails you. Of course, make...
  • Ex-Glenbrook North band director Peter Herr dies

    Ex-Glenbrook North band director Peter Herr dies
    Peter R. Herr took a fledgling music program at Glenbrook North High School and during nearly three decades as director of bands put together an award-winning ensemble that entertained local audiences and others in New York, Hawaii, Canada and Europe....
  • Gilead's experimental drug fails mid-stage study

    (Reuters) - Gilead Sciences Inc said its experimental drug did not significantly improve how long patients with a type of pancreatic cancer lived without the disease worsening. The mid-stage study evaluated the drug, simtuzumab, in combination with...