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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Swap one snack a day with yogurt

    Swap one snack a day with yogurt
    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...
  • 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...
  • Simple moves can help cut your health care costs: Part 1 of 2 parts

    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....
  • Toronto mayor Rob Ford: 'I guess the good Lord wants me somewhere else'

    Toronto mayor Rob Ford: 'I guess the good Lord wants me somewhere else'
    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...
  • Newington Man Plans To Join Trip To Lobby In Fight Against Cancer

    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...
  • Toronto Mayor Rob Ford in hospital with tumor in abdomen

    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford in hospital with tumor in abdomen
    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,...
  • Rob Ford's brother takes his place in Toronto mayoral race

    Rob Ford's brother takes his place in Toronto mayoral race
    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...
  • Group offers six recommendations for eating and cancer prevention

    Group offers six recommendations for eating and cancer prevention
      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...