| Dec 6, 2013
| 9:43 AM
Surrounded by a room full of NHL players, high school freshman Christine Ianev sat on her hospital bed with a beanie atop her head and saw the Ducks' eyes straying to a wall with a photo collage.
Visiting Christine and other patients at Children's...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 5:20 AM
SACRAMENTO, Calif. The ailments of old age have taken a toll on Evan Whisenant. In the past few years, she's dealt with osteoporosis and cataracts. She's gone through a couple of bouts with melanoma. Her lung function is low, and she has problems with her...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 6:22 AM
Cozy blankets, activity books and cookies from a local Girl Scout offered a measure of comfort to cancer patients at Advocate Children's Hospital.
The two years of work earned Jennifer Meyer, 18, of Homer Glen, the prestigious Gold Award in June from...
| May 11, 2013
| 10:00 AM
NEW YORK — David Mamet has his hustlers, Edward Albee his domestic warriors, Tony Kushner his brilliant self-flagellators. If playwright Christopher Shinn has a signature character, it is the manipulative victim — the half-sympathetic, half-...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 5:54 PM
MISHAWAKA -- When Jackie Nisley had late-night talks with her father 10 years ago about someday walking her down the aisle, it may have seemed more like a distant dream.
Jackie, 16 at the time, was battling cancer and, after a recent staph infection, the...