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Colon Cancer

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  • Is it smart to skip your annual physical?

    Is it smart to skip your annual physical?
    The poorly told truth may be the most misleading falsehood. Last year, Ezekiel Emanuel, a leading American physician, provoked national debate by suggesting that most people should not live past age 75. This month he sparked further controversy,...
  • NHL pluses and minuses: Ducks, Red Wings and Jets try to resume win streaks

    NHL pluses and minuses: Ducks, Red Wings and Jets try to resume win streaks
    Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the last week: + The All-Star break interrupted five-game winning streaks for the Ducks, Detroit and Winnipeg. That success put the Ducks atop the NHL with 68 points, moved...
  • Hartford Falls To Albany, 62-53

    WEST HARTFORD — Thursday's home loss to Albany wasn't the kind that figured to keep Hartford basketball coach John Gallagher tossing and turning all night. "I'm actually really calm right now," he said. It wasn't a puzzle that called for...
  • Undisclosed superbug sickened dozens at Seattle hospital

    SEATTLE An outbreak of drug-resistant superbugs spread by contaminated medical scopes infected at least 32 patients at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle between 2012 and 2014, new reports show. Eleven of those patients died, but it's not clear...
  • Aspirin Benefits Debated And Discussed

    Aspirin is one of the oldest drugs out there. And yet researchers are still learning what it can — and cannot — do. It's clear that daily aspirin can be beneficial for people who have had a heart attack or an ischemic stroke. Scores of...
  • Bon Secours 5K for Colon Cancer and 1-mile fun walk

    Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer death in the U.S.; screening is recommended at age 50 for adults with average risk. Bon Secours Hampton Roads is inviting participation in its 5th annual Bon Secours 5K for Colon Cancer presented by...
  • Avoid nutritional shortfall with simple changes in your diet

    When scientists observe that lots of people don't meet their needs for particular nutrients, they are dubbed "shortfall nutrients." Here are four essential nutrients most likely to be insufficient in your diet, based on the National Health and Nutrition...
  • Bypass surgery can't slow big-hearted A.J. Foyt

    Verizon IndyCar Series ace Ryan Hunter-Reay never will forget the generosity of race legend A.J. Foyt, who turned 80 on Friday. In a private moment in Detroit this week, Hunter-Reay, the 2012 series champ, recalled what Foyt had done for his mother,...
  • Palatine District 15 school board member succumbs to cancer

    Palatine District 15 school board member succumbs to cancer
    A northwest suburban school official has died, leaving a school board vacancy to be filled right before the April election. Richard Bokor, who was serving a second term on the Palatine-based Community Consolidated School District 15 as vice president,...
  • Potent spices add a flavor punch and protection against disease

    Look no further than your own spice rack to help protect against chronic diseases like heart disease and cancer. Herbs and spices not only punch up food's appeal, but they can also boost your immune system to help fight disease. Some herbs and spices...
  • Cleveland Clinic nears opening of cancer, neurology center

    Cleveland Clinic nears opening of cancer, neurology center
    Cleveland Clinic Florida is finishing construction of a $90 million cancer and neurological center at its Weston campus to accommodate a growing patient load. The clinic expects to open the 143,000-square-foot Egil and Pauline Braathen Center late...