| Sep 25, 2014
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...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 9:10 PM
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...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 5:33 PM
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....
| Sep 28, 2014
| 12:29 PM
Yogurt is a great addition to any meal and also makes a great snack. It tastes great and has many health benefits. With so many flavors and varieties to choose from, there is bound to be one that you and your family enjoy. Portable yogurts are available...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 10:50 AM
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...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 2:30 AM
No matter how you get 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 you used to. Higher premiums are only part of the picture....
| Sep 13, 2014
| 4:18 PM
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who this week dropped out of the city's mayoral race only to be replaced by his elder brother, on Saturday said in a newspaper interview that the early diagnosis from an abdominal tumor was "not good."
Ford, a larger-than-life...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 8:57 AM
NEWINGTON -- For Tom Boccaccio, cancer is deeply personal.
Almost six years ago, his beloved wife Maureen died of adrenal cancer, a rare form of the disease that strikes the adrenal glands.
"We were married for 45 years," said Boccaccio, fighting back...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 8:36 PM
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who gained global notoriety after a well-publicized battle with addiction, was admitted to hospital with a tumor in his abdomen on Wednesday, throwing his campaign for re-election into doubt.
Ford went to a Toronto hospital,...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 10:58 AM
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has dropped out of the race for re-election as mayor on Friday and his brother Doug has announced he will run in his place.
Rob Ford, who was hospitalized with an abdominal tumor this week, withdrew his candidacy for mayor and...
| 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...