| Jun 1, 2014
| 8:00 AM
A new report identifies a group of Americans that is expected to grow by 30% over the next decade: cancer survivors.
As of Jan. 1, there were nearly 14.5 million people alive in the United States who had been diagnosed with some type of cancer. By 2024,...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 1:38 PM
After losing her mother to colon cancer about four years ago, Golboo Davari needed to do something thing to help her cope with the loss and find a way to help others with the disease.
Rather than simply donate money to the American Cancer Society, she...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 10:31 AM
Caked with sweat and the desert sand that had been lashing his face over hundreds of miles, Drino Miller rolled his hopped-up dune buggy to a stop. He was nine miles from the finish line of the 1970 Mexican 1000 – a grueling test for man and machine...
| Mar 9, 2014
Dr. Sherwin B. Nuland was a respected surgeon and bioethicist at Yale University and author of two modestly successful books when he was approached in the early 1990s by a young literary editor. The agent was looking for someone to write a book about what...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Reporter Amanda Evans has decided to leave News 13 to care for her husband, Joe Clark.
"This is the hardest and easiest decision at the same time," she told me Friday. "Balancing doctor's appointments, chemo and working full time just wasn't working....
| May 2, 2014
After the solid hit of 1990's "A Home at the End of the World" — later made into an indie film starring Colin Farrell and Robin Wright — Michael Cunningham stunned the literary world with "The Hours" (1998), which won the Pulitzer Prize for...
| May 21, 2014
| 6:55 PM
This Memorial Day will be marked by remembrances of fallen war heroes, but marred by the growing storm surrounding how ailing veterans are treated on their home soil.
The controversy started with allegations that a veterans hospital in Arizona faked...
| May 15, 2014
| 4:30 PM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I was diagnosed with diverticulitis six months ago. I received antibiotics and have been feeling fine since the diagnosis. But over the past week, I've had blood in my stool. Could this be from the diverticulitis, or something else?...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 11:35 AM
Sherwin B. Nuland, physician and author of the book "How We Die," died Monday at his home in Hamden, Conn., at age 83. He had been afflicted with prostate cancer, his daughter Amelia Nuland said.
An unsentimental and bracing look at death, "How We Die"...
| May 15, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Kiplinger's Personal Finance
Do all health insurance policies have to provide preventive care without a deductible? What is covered?
All health insurance policies issued after March 23, 2010, when the health-care law was signed, must provide certain...
| May 15, 2014
| 1:47 PM
DeLAND — Bill Hopkins has not missed a baseball game in which his son, Chris, has played for DeLand this season.
He is not about to let anything stop him now, not a 200-mile trip to Fort Myers — where jetBlue Park, site of the Bulldogs'...