| Dec 2, 2013
| 1:28 PM
On Saturday, photographer-writer and music-journalism fixture Andrew Youssef died after a long, heartbreakingly documented struggle with colon cancer. He was 38.
Since 2006, he had written and shot for his own blog, Amateur Chemist, and publications...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 2:30 AM
About 50 percent of colorectal cancer, the third most common cancer among men and women in the U.S., can be prevented through daily diet, physical activity and weight management, making it one of our most preventable cancers.
Five specific steps toward...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 1:53 PM
A New York Times columnist is wondering: Where is the love?
Nicholas D. Kristoff says there's a “profound lack of empathy” these days, after columns he wrote about food stamp recipients, prison inmates and those without health insurance...
| Dec 18, 2013
Lung cancer kills three times more Virginians each year than any other cancer. In its soon-to-be-released annual report, the Virginia Cancer Registry revealed that though its incidence ranks third to prostate and breast cancer, lung cancer has by far...
| Dec 25, 2013
It was five years ago Christmas Day, that the world lost iconic singer, actress and stage star Eartha Kitt. The longtime Connecticut resident succumbed to colon cancer but left behind a legacy that included a range of serious and not-so-serious art,...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 4:53 PM
Jenny Crittenden is a type A personality, the kind who fills in her planning calendar months in advance. So watching her brother Troy go through rounds of chemotherapy as he successfully battled colon cancer in 2011 brought on a feeling of “...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 4:55 AM
BRANSON, Mo. -- Popular Branson comedian Joey Riley has passed away after a battle with cancer.
Riley was diagnosed with stage four colon cancer in early 2013. Riley began performing in Branson decades ago. He earned his big break from country music...
| Sep 13, 2013
Victor Flores married Greg Hardy amid the twinkling lights and Broadway posters of New York's Times Square in April, not three months before doctors diagnosed Greg with stage 4 colon cancer that has since metastasized to his liver.
"He was adamant about...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 5:05 AM
For Mike Graham, what started as an aggravation of an old football injury led to a number of failed spinal fusion surgeries before doctors decided to implant a pump to regularly release doses of morphine to try to ease his chronic pain.
| Aug 6, 2013
| 12:45 PM
A recent court ruling in a convoluted 1993 New Haven murder case is making things a lot tougher for a group trying to free wrongly convicted people from Connecticut prisons.
The case concerns the killing of Eugenio Deleone Vega. The organization is...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 9:00 AM
BEIJING — If you want a full-time teaching job, but you're stuck in a temporary gig without health benefits, Luo Chunlei advises that you buy the school principal a box of mooncakes and follow up with an envelope of dough.
Having an operation?...