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Colon Cancer

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  • Reduce your risk for colorectal cancer

    Reduce your risk for colorectal cancer
    Colorectcal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in both the United States and Canada. So say the American Cancer Society and the Canadian Cancer Society, who project nearly 60,000 Americans and Canadians will lose their lives to...
  • Musician Nati Cano dies at 81; leader of Mariachi los Camperos

    Musician Nati Cano dies at 81; leader of Mariachi los Camperos
    Nati Cano was 7 when he started playing mariachi music in a group with family members in Mexico. He loved the music but didn't care for the life. "We'd play saloons, and I remember one day playing for one guy and he decided not to pay us," Cano said...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Ira Winderman: Scheduling solution? Longer season

    Ira Winderman: Scheduling solution? Longer season
    There is a simple solution to the debate that has grown out of Sunday's experimentation with a 44-minute preseason game between the Brooklyn Nets and Boston Celtics. On one side, there are the traditionalists who contend that anything shorter than 48...
  • 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....
  • Dominique Donaldson: Neonatal nurse drew strength from patients

    Dominique Donaldson: Neonatal nurse drew strength from patients
    In her fight against colon cancer, 28-year-old Dominique Donaldson drew strength from the struggling newborns she had cared for as a neonatal intensive-care nurse at Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies. "She used to call them 'My Little Babies. My...
  • 10 things you can do right now to live longer

    10 things you can do right now to live longer
    If you want to have the longest, healthiest life possible, you should never have lit that first cigarette. Never tasted that first cheese fry. Never stepped foot inside a fast-food restaurant or driven somewhere you could have walked. Never turned up your...