| Dec 2, 2013
| 1:28 PM
On Saturday, photographer-writer and music-journalism fixture Andrew Youssef died after a long, heartbreakingly documented struggle with colon cancer. He was 38.
Since 2006, he had written and shot for his own blog, Amateur Chemist, and publications...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 1:58 PM
Four cancer survivors were lauded for their strength in battling the disease during the Courage Awards luncheon earlier this month at the Brandview Connection.
The event was presented by the Glendale Adventist Medical Center's Dr. Norick Bogossian Cancer...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Tom Everhart was teetering on the edge of despair in his East Village studio.
It was the early 1980s, and his portfolio — courtesy of a fine-art education — contained various permutations of skeletons. Cartoons weren't his thing, but there...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 1:32 PM
The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine honored television host Katie Couric on Saturday for her work campaigning on behalf of cancer researchers after losing her husband to the disease 15 years ago.
"My life changed in an instant," Couric said as she...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 12:07 PM
Something's been bothering me for a while now about the fact that Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel is getting a new trial that will give him a chance to overturn his conviction in the Martha Moxley murder.
It's not that Skakel is getting a retrial. No,...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Many believe the Romans are to thank for cultivating the first wild apple -- small, sour, and riddled with seeds--into the crisp, sweet, tart and juicy goodness we love today. Historians may not agree whether it originated in...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 4:53 PM
Jenny Crittenden is a type A personality, the kind who fills in her planning calendar months in advance. So watching her brother Troy go through rounds of chemotherapy as he successfully battled colon cancer in 2011 brought on a feeling of “...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 9:25 AM
Genetically speaking, about 70,000 people in Connecticut are living in an informational black hole that could end up killing them.
That's approximately the number of adoptees here, and a Connecticut law passed in 1975 prevents them from finding out...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 9:00 AM
BEIJING — If you want a full-time teaching job, but you're stuck in a temporary gig without health benefits, Luo Chunlei advises that you buy the school principal a box of mooncakes and follow up with an envelope of dough.
Having an operation?...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 12:45 PM
In the last couple of years, Connecticut dramatically changed the way it handles eyewitness testimony. Research has raised doubts about the accuracy of eyewitnesses. Police are more cautious and prosecutors more wary of basing cases on one person's...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 1:00 PM
A private detective named Gerald O'Donnell is now on trial for allegedly bribing a witness into changing her testimony, and the outcome of his case could well help decide the fate of a man now in prison for a 20-year-old New Haven murder.