| Aug 7, 2014
| 1:40 PM
A few days before Andrew Weishar died in 2012, the 21-year-old asked his family to "pay forward" all the kindness he had received from scores of people as he battled cancer.
So the Weishar family is honoring that request by holding the second annual...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The first time Lauren Marlotte and her fiancé Darnell Smith rode their bikes 100 miles, they trekked from Santa Barbara to Ojai to Ventura and back, ran out of water and followed a path that partially runs along the shoulder of a freeway.
| Aug 9, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Later this month I'll be marking the two-year anniversary of my death.
That's not a line you see too often, is it?
My heart gave out after knee surgery, because of an arrhythmia. Even for those who suffer cardiac arrest in a hospital, the survival...
| Aug 8, 2014
The Anne Arundel County Health Department will provide free vaccine to students entering the seventh grade to meet the new Maryland state requirements for 2014-2015 school year. The clinics will be open from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 1:50 PM
When two American aid workers came down with the deadly Ebola virus recently, an experimental treatment materialized seemingly out of nowhere. How did a possible miracle drug for one of the deadliest diseases in Africa come to be grown half a world away...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Paul Apted, a sound editor and son of director Michael Apted, died Friday of colon cancer in Los Angeles. He was 47.
Paul Apted was a native of Manchester, England. His recent credits include "The Fault in Our Stars," "A Good Day to Die Hard," "The...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 2:30 AM
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...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 3:55 PM
People don't have time to wait for conclusive information about nutrition and cancer, says an advocacy group that has issued six dietary recommendations to help prevent cancer.
The guidance to emphasize fruits and vegetables hardly will raise an...
| Jul 14, 2014
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...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 7:27 PM
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...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 5:53 PM
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...