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Colon Cancer

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  • Margaret 'Peg' Jansson, 1937-2014

    As a nurse, Margaret J. "Peg" Jansson was drawn to mothers and newborns "and all the joy associated with that," according to those who knew her. So after becoming a certified lactation consultant, Mrs. Jansson in the late 1980s founded Nursing Care of...
  • Six local men sign up for Army of Pink to spread breast-cancer message

    Glendale Adventist Medical Center is enlisting six local men to serve as soldiers in its biannual effort to bring awareness about breast cancer and in their battle they must endure — wearing pink. During this month, they will don pink to spread...
  • Hampton wounded warrior competes in London, Colorado

    When Shericka Goza of Hampton was diagnosed with colon cancer in March 2011, she was not surprised. The now retired Navy sonar technician said the illness is hereditary. Both her dad and brother had colon cancer. "And they had beat it," she said in...
  • Lehigh Valley nursing homes cited for violations

    Lehigh Valley nursing homes cited for violations
    After reading the allegations last month about problems with care at a national nursing home chain, I decided it was time to check how the nursing homes in the Lehigh Valley have been performing. I looked at every state Department of Health inspection...
  • 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....
  • Eric Lentz made sure to see dream through

    Eric Lentz made sure to see dream through
    More than a few years ago, Eric Lentz built a waterfall in the backyard of his family home in Skokie. It served as a model for a larger one he would build at the Rustic Falls Nature Camp in Burlington, Wis. — a camp for challenged children that he...
  • Amanda Evans moves husband to hospice

    Amanda Evans moves husband to hospice
    Former News 13 reporter Amanda Evans has given a short update on her husband, Joe Clark. Via Facebook, she wrote Sunday night: "Pray for peace and comfort as we move Joe to a hospice house tonight. Loving someone sometimes means letting go." In April,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...