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  • Cancer won't keep DeLand pitcher's father from state tournament | Video

    Cancer won't keep DeLand pitcher's father from state tournament | Video
    DeLAND — Bill Hopkins has not missed a baseball game in which his son, Chris, has played for DeLand this season. He is not about to let anything stop him now, not a 200-mile trip to Fort Myers — where jetBlue Park, site of the Bulldogs'...
  • Bleeding can be associated with diverticulitis, but isn't a common symptom

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I was diagnosed with diverticulitis six months ago. I received antibiotics and have been feeling fine since the diagnosis. But over the past week, I've had blood in my stool. Could this be from the diverticulitis, or something else?...
  • Rove stirs the pot with Hillary inuendo

    WASHINGTON -- Hillary Clinton hasn't even thrown her hat into the 2016 presidential ring yet, but Republican tremors over the very thought have already unleashed red flares about her age and health that question her qualifications for the office. It's an...
  • Amid national uproar, local VA clinics doing OK

    Amid national uproar, local VA clinics doing OK
    This Memorial Day will be marked by remembrances of fallen war heroes, but marred by the growing storm surrounding how ailing veterans are treated on their home soil. The controversy started with allegations that a veterans hospital in Arizona faked...
  • Folic acid is important, but avoid excessive intake

    An adequate amount of folic acid is vital to achieve optimal health. Folic acid is the synthetic form of folate, a water-soluble B vitamin that supports cell production, including hair, skin and nail growth, and may protect against anemia, as well as...
  • 'The Simpsons' Set Sam Simon Free

    Sam Simon just returned from a rescue mission. "The Simpsons" co-developer released at least 18 bears (two were pregnant) into Colorado's Wild Animal Sanctuary. He's been buying zoos and circuses to free animals since December 2012, the month after he...
  • Returning to smoking not a safe way to reduce symptoms of ulcerative colitis

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I recently quit smoking and ended up with a moderate ulcerative colitis flare. Could a short return to nicotine help with my symptoms? Are there any other recently discovered treatments for flare-ups? ANSWER: Studies have shown that...
  • Ray Gibson, 1949-2014

    Ray Gibson, 1949-2014
    Ray Gibson, an award-winning Chicago Tribune reporter who exposed city contractors with Outfit ties, federal jurors with criminal backgrounds in the George Ryan trial, and politicians who enriched themselves at taxpayers' expense, died Friday, Jan. 31, at...
  • Screening makes a difference in colon cancer rates

     
    Now here's some news heartening news about cancer. Colon cancer rates are plunging -- falling by about 3.4 percent a year since 2000, according to a report in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians. According to the journal, the incidence of colon cancer...
  • No. 12 Marist: Weishar cool, calm, collected

    No. 12 Marist: Weishar cool, calm, collected
    Ice, Nic Weishar said, was his "best friend" last year. The Marist tight end played through a shoulder injury that required surgery at season's end, doing so well enough to make the Tribune's All-State team for the second consecutive year. He said...
  • Florida State wins big but keeps it classy

    Florida State wins big but keeps it classy
    With Ohio State and Baylor right behind in the Bowl Championship Series standings, Florida State needed a big win over Wake Forest on Saturday, and got it, 59-3. It could have been bigger, too, and unseemly, if not for some class shown by Seminoles...