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Colon Cancer

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  • California's Medi-Cal program for poor grows to 12 million

    Since California embraced the federal health care overhaul, the state's Medicaid program for the poor has added more than 2.7 million people, a surprisingly high number that has left the state to grapple with making sure there are enough doctors to care...
  • Western Springs garage owner an institution in town

    Western Springs garage owner an institution in town
    There are iconic figures where only their first name is needed. Las Vegas has Celine. Cleveland has LeBron. Chicago has Rahm. Western Springs has Wally. The longtime owner of Wally's Garage, Wally Kloog is a renaissance man. Go into his auto repair shop...
  • Johnson& Johnson projects aim to spot who'll get a disease

    Imagine being able to identify who is likely to develop a particular disease — and then stop the disorder before it starts. That's the goal of three research projects launched by Johnson & Johnson's pharmaceutical research arm, Janssen Research &...
  • Commentary: Personalized medicine offers huge promise

    In the State of the Union address, President Obama emphasized the importance of medical treatments tailored to genetic and other characteristics of individual patients, otherwise known as personalized medicine. Ever since molecular biologists Francis...
  • Lung cancer No. 1 cancer killer of women in wealthy nations

     Lung cancer No. 1 cancer killer of women in wealthy nations
    Lung cancer has overtaken breast cancer as the leading cancer killer of women in developed countries, reflecting changing smoking patterns among females worldwide, a new report shows. Legions of women began smoking four decades ago, and the dire...
  • NHL pluses and minuses: Ducks, Red Wings and Jets try to resume win streaks

    NHL pluses and minuses: Ducks, Red Wings and Jets try to resume win streaks
    Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the last week: + The All-Star break interrupted five-game winning streaks for the Ducks, Detroit and Winnipeg. That success put the Ducks atop the NHL with 68 points, moved...
  • Hartford Falls To Albany, 62-53

    WEST HARTFORD — Thursday's home loss to Albany wasn't the kind that figured to keep Hartford basketball coach John Gallagher tossing and turning all night. "I'm actually really calm right now," he said. It wasn't a puzzle that called for...
  • Aspirin Benefits Debated And Discussed

    Aspirin is one of the oldest drugs out there. And yet researchers are still learning what it can — and cannot — do. It's clear that daily aspirin can be beneficial for people who have had a heart attack or an ischemic stroke. Scores of...
  • American Cancer Society: Cancer rates drop nationally

    FORT WORTH, Texas Declines in tobacco use, along with screenings, advances in cancer prevention and treatment combined to create good news: Cancer rates have dropped 22 percent in two decades, according to the American Cancer Society. Death rates from...
  • New lawmakers weigh in on first Affordable Care Act vote

    WASHINGTON – It was a mostly familiar story in the House when it came to the Affordable Care Act Tuesday: Republicans voted overwhelmingly to repeal it while Democrats were equally firm in voting to preserve it. But for four freshmen lawmakers from...
  • Palatine District 15 taking applications to fill vacancy

    Palatine District 15 taking applications to fill vacancy
    An appointment is expected next month for the Palatine-based Community Consolidated School District 15 school board, following the death of the former board vice president. Richard Bokor, who was serving a second term, died Jan. 4 of colon cancer. He...