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  • 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....
  • Dominique Donaldson: Neonatal nurse drew strength from patients

    Dominique Donaldson: Neonatal nurse drew strength from patients
    In her fight against colon cancer, 28-year-old Dominique Donaldson drew strength from the struggling newborns she had cared for as a neonatal intensive-care nurse at Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies. "She used to call them 'My Little Babies. My...
  • 10 things you can do right now to live longer

    10 things you can do right now to live longer
    If you want to have the longest, healthiest life possible, you should never have lit that first cigarette. Never tasted that first cheese fry. Never stepped foot inside a fast-food restaurant or driven somewhere you could have walked. Never turned up your...
  • Amanda Evans: My husband has days to live

    Amanda Evans: My husband has days to live
    Former News 13 reporter Amanda Evans has let friends know that the situation has turned dire for her husband, Joe Clark. In the couple's Cocktails and Chemo blog, posted Wednesday, she writes: "I’m sitting at his bedside in the hospital as he...
  • Hampton wounded warrior competes in London, Colorado

    When Shericka Goza of Hampton was diagnosed with colon cancer in March 2011, she was not surprised. The now retired Navy sonar technician said the illness is hereditary. Both her dad and brother had colon cancer. "And they had beat it," she said in...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Six local men sign up for Army of Pink to spread breast-cancer message

    Glendale Adventist Medical Center is enlisting six local men to serve as soldiers in its biannual effort to bring awareness about breast cancer and in their battle they must endure — wearing pink. During this month, they will don pink to spread...
  • 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...
  • Death-with-dignity movement springs back to life in California

    Death-with-dignity movement springs back to life in California
    Seventeen years ago, Oregon became the first of five states to offer what became known as death with dignity. Now a renewed effort is underway to add California to the list. Past attempts have failed here, but Compassion & Choices, the nonprofit...