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  • Letters: Gaps in the healthcare law

    Re "Patients struggle to find covered doctors," Feb. 5 The article points out a major gap in the implementation of the Affordable Care Act: Many specialty providers and hospitals that cancer patients rely on are being left out of insurance exchange...
  • Suburban rockers help raise $1M for charity

    Suburban rockers help raise $1M for charity
    Music and charity often go hand-in-hand. When the suburban band Not for Profit formed in 2007, it carved out a niche playing for charitable causes. Seven years later, the band has reached $1 million in raised funds -- not too shabby for a group of...
  • Warmth spreads through hospital after son leaves message in snow

    Warmth spreads through hospital after son leaves message in snow
    For Sharon Hart, the third day after her chemotherapy treatment for acute myeloid leukemia is always the hardest. That’s when she feels weak and sometimes discouraged. “The blood levels are depleted and I get tired and sick to my stomach,&...
  • Deerfield man races for father, cancer research

    Deerfield man races for father, cancer research
    David Mutnick said when he crossed the finish line at a marathon last month, he ran into his father's arms and both men cried. "I just said, 'This is for you, Dad,'" said Mutnick, 37, of Deerfield. Never a long-distance runner, Mutnick laced up his...
  • For Grace, a long road out of bankruptcy court

    For Grace, a long road out of bankruptcy court
    Chemical maker W.R. Grace & Co. is about to go where it hasn't been for nearly 13 years: out of bankruptcy. The Chapter 11 case, one of the longest on record, got underway as the Columbia-based company faced more than 100,000 asbestos-related claims....
  • Is this how we'll cure cancer?

    Is this how we'll cure cancer?
    For 85% of kids with a terrible cancer called acute lymphoblastic leukemia, chemotherapy is a cure-but not for Emily Whitehead. Diagnosed at 5, she suffered an infection from her first round of chemo and nearly lost her legs. Then the cancer came back;...
  • As the president shifts topics, the GOP is still focused on Obamacare

    WASHINGTON — In his State of the Union address, President Obama will touch on his healthcare law but keep the focus instead on his agenda to tackle income inequality: a push to increase the minimum wage, extend unemployment benefits and boost access...
  • New method makes stem cells in about 30 minutes, scientists report

    New method makes stem cells in about 30 minutes, scientists report
    In a feat that experts say is a significant advance for regenerative medicine, scientists have discovered a surprisingly simple method for creating personalized stem cells that doesn’t involve human embryos or tinkering with DNA. Two studies...
  • Being Alive: A musical journey through a doctor's eyes

     
    Dr. Rick Boulay is something of a Renaissance man. As a gynecologic oncologist, specializing in the care of women with pelvic malignancies at Lehigh Valley Health Network, Boulay must constantly switch gears between being a friend and a physician. He must...
  • NHL pluses and minuses: Blues honor Jaden Schwartz's late sister

    NHL pluses and minuses: Blues honor Jaden Schwartz's late sister
    Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week: Plus + Kudos to the St. Louis Blues for detouring during an East Coast trip to practice at Yale on Friday and attend a women's hockey game in honor of Mandi...
  • Super Bowl broadcast marred with excess commercialism, scripted approach

    UPDATE (1 a.m.) at end of post with review of NFL Network's excellent post-game show and comment on Flacco profanity after game. It was a fabulous day and night for TV football, with the Ravens winning the Super Bowl, 34-31. But little thanks for that...