| Jan 20, 2015
| 10:01 AM
Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer death in the U.S.; screening is recommended at age 50 for adults with average risk.
Bon Secours Hampton Roads is inviting participation in its 5th annual Bon Secours 5K for Colon Cancer presented by...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 1:36 PM
The poorly told truth may be the most misleading falsehood. Last year, Ezekiel Emanuel, a leading American physician, provoked national debate by suggesting that most people should not live past age 75. This month he sparked further controversy,...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 3:55 PM
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...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 7:58 PM
Whether he goes to Duke or the NBA, Shaun Livingston realizes he is blessed to be facing a decision most everyone else can only dream about.
As a first option, there's Blue Devils coach Mike Krzyzewski, who has won over Livingston's family--especially...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 8:21 PM
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...
| Jan 24, 2015
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...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 2:30 AM
When scientists observe that lots of people don't meet their needs for particular nutrients, they are dubbed "shortfall nutrients." Here are four essential nutrients most likely to be insufficient in your diet, based on the National Health and Nutrition...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 5:49 AM
Yale cancer scientist Melinda Irwin says that the connection between obesity and cancer are so strong -- as are recent findings about the effectiveness of exercise and diet in treating cancer -- that pharmaceutical companies should be required to...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 4:30 PM
When scientists observe that lots of people within our population don't meet their needs for particular nutrients, they are dubbed "shortfall nutrients." Here are four essential nutrients most likely to be insufficient in your diet, based on the...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 3:20 PM
When Jane Caliendo was diagnosed with colon cancer in January, the Sandburg High School girls swimming and water polo coach vowed to battle it.
The Sandburg community rallied around her and, galvanized by her fighting spirit, called her “Warrior...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Looking for ways to reduce your risk of cancer? Try losing weight.
A new study estimates that 3.6% of cancers diagnosed around the world in 2012 could be traced to the excess weight of patients. That works out to 481,000 cases of cancer in adults who...