| Mar 18, 2014
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...
| 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.
| Nov 9, 2013
| 6:53 PM
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...
| 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...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 5:37 PM
Julie Elkins cried only twice during her 11-year battle with breast cancer.
The first time was while walking out of a clinic with the words, "You have cancer" ringing in her ears. The second was when her husband shaved her head. The Costa Mesa...
| 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...
| Jan 2, 2013
What is it about the New Year that motivates us to take control of our health and our lives?
After all, every month, every Monday, every day presents us with a new opportunity to cultivate more prudent habits. But there's something about Jan. 1 —...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 3:25 PM
Claire Bidwell Smith buried both of her parents by the time she was 25.
At an age when most young adults celebrate newfound independence, Smith had it thrust upon her. She realized her parents would never see her fall in love or welcome her children...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 11:58 AM
As people look to live more healthful lifestyles, many are contemplating meat-free diets. But becoming vegan or vegetarian can seem daunting as people try to figure out what to eat to get all the proper nutrients. Ingrid Beardsley, registered dietitian at...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 5:24 AM
We are in the middle of cold and flu season and while many will pick up the phone to schedule a doctor's appointment, people in Michigan now have the option of just going online. A Minnesota-based company is now offering a 24/7 online medical service to...
| 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...