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Colon Cancer

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  • Margaret 'Peg' Jansson, 1937-2014

    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...
  • 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....
  • Natural options for what ails you

    Natural options  for what ails you
    Dear Readers: Mother Nature has provided us with a beautiful medicine cabinet. In it, we find foods, herbal extracts and vitamins or minerals that reduce pain and promote health. Consider any of the following items for what ails you. Of course, make...
  • 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...
  • Breast cancer genetic screening offers vital information, uncertainty

    Breast cancer genetic screening offers vital information, uncertainty
    New technologies, and a little help from the U.S. Supreme Court, have made it possible for large numbers of women to find out whether they carry genetic mutations that increase their risk of breast cancer — a development warmly welcomed by experts...
  • Mary Ruth Hurley Cullicott, volunteer, dies

     Mary Ruth Hurley Cullicott, volunteer, dies
    To call Mary Ruth Hurley Cullicott a "longtime volunteer" would be an understatement. Six decades ago, the longtime River Forest resident began volunteering at Misericordia, a nonprofit Chicago agency that provides housing and support services to people...
  • Gain from adding Roche's Avastin to immune drug unclear

    MADRID (Reuters) - It is too early to say whether combining Roche's best-selling Avastin cancer drug with the company's experimental immune-boosting medicine MPDL3280A gives a better outcome in fighting tumors. That is the verdict of experts following...
  • 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...
  • Gilead's experimental drug fails mid-stage study

    (Reuters) - Gilead Sciences Inc said its experimental drug did not significantly improve how long patients with a type of pancreatic cancer lived without the disease worsening. The mid-stage study evaluated the drug, simtuzumab, in combination with...
  • Toronto Mayor Rob Ford in hospital with tumor in abdomen

    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford in hospital with tumor in abdomen
    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who gained global notoriety after a well-publicized battle with addiction, was admitted to hospital with a tumor in his abdomen on Wednesday, throwing his campaign for re-election into doubt. Ford went to a Toronto hospital,...
  • Rob Ford's brother takes his place in Toronto mayoral race

    Rob Ford's brother takes his place in Toronto mayoral race
    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has dropped out of the race for re-election as mayor on Friday and his brother Doug has announced he will run in his place. Rob Ford, who was hospitalized with an abdominal tumor this week, withdrew his candidacy for mayor and...