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  • #JoeStrong: Orlando tribute for Joe Clark planned

    #JoeStrong: Orlando tribute for Joe Clark planned
    An Orlando celebration of the life of #JoeStrong founder Joe Clark will be presented after the holidays, the family has announced. Clark, the husband of former News 13 reporter Amanda Evans, died Sunday after a long battle against colon cancer. He was...
  • Palatine District 15 taking applications to fill vacancy

    Palatine District 15 taking applications to fill vacancy
    An appointment is expected next month for the Palatine-based Community Consolidated School District 15 school board, following the death of the former board vice president. Richard Bokor, who was serving a second term, died Jan. 4 of colon cancer. He...
  • Palatine District 15 school board member succumbs to cancer

    Palatine District 15 school board member succumbs to cancer
    A northwest suburban school official has died, leaving a school board vacancy to be filled right before the April election. Richard Bokor, who was serving a second term on the Palatine-based Community Consolidated School District 15 as vice president,...
  • Amanda Evans: 'We never felt alone'

    Amanda Evans: 'We never felt alone'
    Former News 13 reporter Amanda Evans sent me a holiday note, and I asked if I could share it with you. "Absolutely," she said. "I hope they know how much every note and kind gesture has helped us through." Evans lost her husband, Joe Clark, on Nov....
  • Many factors determine treatment plan for rectal cancer

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I often hear about colon cancer, but not a lot about rectal cancer. How is it diagnosed, and is it treatable? ANSWER: Rectal cancer is cancer that occurs in the last several inches of the colon, called the rectum. The primary...
  • Mount Dora couple marks 50th anniversary they didn't think would come

    Mount Dora couple marks 50<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> anniversary they didn't think would come
    MOUNT DORA — Golden memories will be extra special Saturday for John and Barbara Parisian as they celebrate 50 years of marriage with about 50 close friends and family members coming from all over the U.S. and even as far as Italy. It will be...
  • Potent spices add a flavor punch and protection against disease

    Look no further than your own spice rack to help protect against chronic diseases like heart disease and cancer. Herbs and spices not only punch up food's appeal, but they can also boost your immune system to help fight disease. Some herbs and spices...
  • Cleveland Clinic nears opening of cancer, neurology center

    Cleveland Clinic nears opening of cancer, neurology center
    Cleveland Clinic Florida is finishing construction of a $90 million cancer and neurological center at its Weston campus to accommodate a growing patient load. The clinic expects to open the 143,000-square-foot Egil and Pauline Braathen Center late...
  • Declining in older adults, colorectal cancer jumps in the young

    Declining in older adults, colorectal cancer jumps in the young
    New diagnoses of colorectal cancers, which have been on the decline for years among those over 50, are increasing "exponentially" among those between the ages of 20 and 49, new research has found. By the year 2030, the rate of new diagnoses among the...
  • Study: Being overweight or obese led to 481,000 cancers in one year

    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...
  • Mr. Basketball of Illinois 2004 | Peoria Central's Shaun Livingston

    Mr. Basketball of Illinois 2004 | Peoria Central's Shaun Livingston
    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...