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Colon Cancer

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  • Alan Greenberg dies at 86; former CEO oversaw Bear Stearns' rise

    Alan C. "Ace" Greenberg, who as chief executive officer of Bear Stearns transformed a small bond shop into the fifth-largest U.S. securities firm before it collapsed in 2008 in one of the key events of the global credit crisis, has died. He was 86. He...
  • John Seigenthaler, journalist and civil rights activist, dies at 86

    John Seigenthaler, journalist and civil rights activist, dies at 86
    John Seigenthaler, a journalist, civil rights activist and "right hand" to Robert F. Kennedy — who once hired a young reporter named Al Gore to work under him at the Tennessean — died of colon cancer Friday in Nashville. He was 86. His death...
  • Try these 30 simple tricks to shave your health costs

    Try these 30 simple tricks to shave your health costs
    No matter how you get your 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 in the past. Higher premiums are only part of the...
  • What Doctors Know: Who's most at risk for colorectal cancer?

    Source: Pacific Prime Insurance Colorectal cancer includes cancer of the bowels, colon, rectum and intestines. Colorectal cancer is often diagnosed after the patient shows a number of symptoms including blood in the stools, constipation, rapid weight...
  • Obit: Sanford R. Blum, started Blum Animal Hospital in Lakeview

    Obit: Sanford R. Blum, started Blum Animal Hospital in Lakeview
    Dr. Sanford R. Blum started the Blum Animal Hospital in 1951 in Lakeview and in the decades that followed made it one of the premier pet care facilities in the Chicago area. "He always told me, 'Every time you go into the exam room, put yourself in...
  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: New test to detect colon cancer won't replace colonoscopy in all cases

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I recently read about a new screening test for colon cancer that uses a stool sample to detect cancer. How soon will this be available to the public? Is the test reliable enough to replace a colonoscopy? ANSWER: The new test you heard...
  • Steps 4 Stellar continues down the path of helping families battling cancer

    The next generation is taking over at the Stellar Construction "Catch A Rising Star" Basketball Showcase. Tournament director Glen Klein, lead sponsor Tony Stellar and staff stalwarts such as Bob Wootsick and John Hrebik, all have their children...
  • Skokie man inspired to build summer camp for kids in need has died

    Skokie man inspired to build summer camp for kids in need has died
    Several times a year, Lurie Children’s Hospital sends a family dealing with a child’s cancer diagnosis to a Wisconsin camp where they can spend the weekend reading, cooking, hiking nature trails and otherwise unwinding from lives normally...
  • Noble effort among mountain biking heroics at Bear Creek

    Ellen Noble frequents the Mekhong Thai restaurant in Kennebunkport, Maine for two reasons. First, the 18 year old loves the food. Second, she runs into former President George H. W. Bush. "You never know whom you might see," she said. Sunday at...
  • Vitamin D key to preventing a wide range of diseases, conditions

    The sunshine vitamin may be important for health benefits beyond just bone protection. In the 1940s, vitamin D became synonymous with bone health, when it was discovered that fortifying milk with the vitamin greatly reduced the incidence of bone-...
  • Meshach Taylor dies at 67; actor known for 'Designing Women' role

    Actor Meshach Taylor, best known for his role as the ex-con deliveryman Anthony Bouvier in the hit 1980s sitcom "Designing Women," died Saturday at his home in Altadena. He was 67. The cause of his death was colorectal cancer, said his wife, Bianca...