| Jan 17, 2013
| 7:48 PM
Gussy Moran, who gained both international fame and notoriety by wearing a short skirt and lace panties in the 1949 Wimbledon tennis tournament and who lived a life of celebrity for many years, died Wednesday night in her small Los Angeles apartment in...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 11:54 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Offering women information on colon cancer screening via the web does not get them to take up screening any more effectively than printed materials, according to a new study.
"It's disappointing that the web didn't have more...
| Apr 16, 2013
When Alpa Patel's grandfather was diagnosed with cancer, he seemed healthy: The 64-year-old had been training for a triathlon when doctors found a lemon-size tumor in his brain. He died almost a year to the day from when he was diagnosed.
| Oct 23, 2012
| 2:00 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Older women who regularly drink green tea may have slightly lower risks of colon, stomach and throat cancers than women who make no time for tea, a large study suggests.
Researchers found that of more than 69,000 Chinese women...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 11:19 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Among people who have a genetic susceptibility to colon cancer, those whose diets are heavy in junk food have an even higher risk, according to a new study.
"These patients have this very high risk because of this (genetic)...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 2:12 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - At least two thirds of people with advanced cancer in a new survey believed the chemotherapy they're receiving might cure them, even though the treatment is only being given to buy some time or make them comfortable.
| Feb 7, 2013
Father Maur van Doorslaer lived a kind of double life.
For decades, the Benedictine monk spent half the year working in a studio at an abbey in Belgium, painting abstract art in varying shades of white. For the other half, he took in the High Desert...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 1:05 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who report eating the most red and processed meat before being diagnosed with colon cancer are more likely to die during the next eight years, according to a new study.
"It's another important reason to follow the...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 2:39 PM
Howard Rogo, who served as one of Simi Valley’s first council members after the city incorporated in 1969, has died. He was 84.
Rogo died May 29 of colon cancer in the Sun City Palm Desert Senior community, his friend Court Baird, who ran...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 1:38 PM
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.
| Sep 6, 2012
| 4:27 PM
For a second straight year, a group of high school football writers from across the state is collaborating on a Pennsylvania high school football notebook each week. Andrew Shay of the Patriot-News compiles the collection of nuggets from across PA......