| Sep 9, 2013
| 8:56 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Coping with advanced cancer, Bev Veals was in the hospital for chemo this summer when she got a call that her health plan was shutting down. Then, the substitute insurance she was offered wanted her to pay up to $3,125, on top of...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 12:44 PM
CHELMSFORD, Mass. — It's hard work being one of Dr. Damian Folch's diabetic patients.
If a lab test shows high cholesterol, Folch is quick to call or email. No patient can leave the office without scheduling an annual eye exam, a key preventive...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 5:02 AM
Ivelisse Page is on a mission.
In 2011, Page launched Believe Big, a nonprofit foundation that helps cancer patients and their families through this traumatic, life-changing diagnosis. Based on her own experience as a colon cancer survivor, Page aims to...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 4:09 PM
I finally did it. I went down kicking and screaming, but I did it and have now joined the ranks of those who have had.
“Colonoscopy,” my doctor said when she walked into the examining room. We were having my yearly “thing.”
| 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...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 3:59 PM
Mr. Lancelot Daniel de la Cruz, 42, of Boonsboro, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013, after a fierce eight-year battle with colon cancer.
He was the husband of Brenda Jean (Wilt) de la Cruz for six years.
Born Feb. 11, 1971, in Washington,...
| Aug 1, 2013
Philanthropist Ann Lurie has replaced two of her top investment managers at her private investment firm, hiring Kristopher Wood, a private equity and mergers and acquisitions expert, as chief investment officer.
Lurie Investments Chief Executive Officer...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 8:48 AM
Sept. 21, 2008: In the final game played at 85-year-old Yankee Stadium, the last-place Orioles lose, 7-3, to New York before an announced crowd of 54,610. After Brian Roberts grounds out to end the game, several Orioles run onto the field and grab...
| 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...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 7:13 PM
WINDBER — When a person is diagnosed with cancer, said Stoystown resident Carmen Perigo, "Nothing is black or white any more. Everything is gray. It is just a roller coaster ride because there are good days and bad days. There are good months, bad...