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Colon Cancer

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  • Changing to a vegan diet is possible with planning

    Changing to a vegan diet is possible with planning
    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...
  • Inherited colon cancer risk tied to certain foods

    Inherited colon cancer risk tied to certain foods
    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)...
  • Web-based info may not increase cancer screening

    Web-based info may not increase cancer screening
    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...
  • Bill Lachemann, 78, keeps Angels ahead of curve behind the plate

    Bill Lachemann, 78, keeps Angels ahead of curve behind the plate
    TEMPE, Ariz. — Bill Lachemann was on the same Dorsey High baseball team as legendary manager Sparky Anderson. He played his first professional game five years before Angels rising star Mike Trout's father was born and caught former Angels pitcher...
  • An easier way to go

    The most dreaded part of a colonoscopy is prepping for it. The day before the exam, patients often drink large amounts of a vile-tasting liquid, then it's off to the throne for the better part of the day and night. Though unpleasant, this extreme...
  • John F. Muller, counselor

    John F. Muller, an addictions counselor who earlier had been co-owner of a wholesale seafood business, died Nov. 24 from colon cancer at his Middle River home. He was 78. The son of a Methodist minister and a homemaker, John Frederick Muller was born and...
  • Jarnetta Kroh, philanthropist

    Jarnetta Kroh, philanthropist
    Jarnetta Kroh, a Greater Baltimore Medical Center philanthropist who assisted her husband in his import car servicing business, died Nov. 25 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder at her home in Laguna Hills, Calif. She was 81 and had lived in the...
  • Online vs. Office: Michigan residents get prescriptions via online medical service

    Online vs. Office: Michigan residents get prescriptions via online medical service
    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...
  • Father Maur van Doorslaer dies at 87; famed for folksy plaques

    Father Maur van Doorslaer dies at 87; famed for folksy plaques
    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...
  • Hopkins researcher receives new award to spotlight scientists

    Hopkins researcher receives new award to spotlight scientists
    Many people have heard of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg or Google co-founder Sergey Brin. But few know about Bert Vogelstein, a Johns Hopkins scientist who helped map the cancer genome and created gene and stool tests to detect colon cancer. A new,...
  • Catherine R. Kane, government administrator

    Catherine R. Kane, government administrator
    Catherine R. Kane, a Harford County government administrator who earlier had worked for the Baltimore County Department of Social Services, died Feb. 12 from colon cancer at her Bel Air home. She was 65. "She really was an important part of Social...