| May 21, 2015
The trailer for “Batkid Begins” is out, offering a first look at the emotional documentary about a young leukemia survivor […]...
| May 8, 2015
| 1:28 PM
Green Drinks Annapolis will hold a networking happy hour for those who are environmentally-minded from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. May 12 at the Chart House, 300 Second St. This event will feature a short presentation about climate change and sea...
| May 11, 2015
| 1:43 PM
"Better to light a candle than to curse the darkness."
— Chinese proverb
A lot of attention has been given to the amazing gifts Emily Beazley has received in her ongoing battle with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. But perhaps the bigger story is the...
| May 22, 2015
| 2:00 PM
Forest Road Elementary School families are hosting an event May 29 in LaGrange Park to honor sixth-grader Becca Mueller, who lost a four-year battle with leukemia in February.
Fundraising activities are scheduled from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the school,...
| May 19, 2015
| 4:11 PM
Chris Squire, a founder of the progressive-rock band Yes and the only member to have played with the British group since its inception, has been diagnosed with a type of leukemia that will prevent him from touring this summer.
"This will be the first...
| May 12, 2015
| 11:28 AM
He prayed about the proposal, discussed it with those close to him and, in the end, Glenview resident Peter Mui was all-in for saving the man's life.
In July 2013, Mui donated stem cells from his blood to the Rev. Luke Fong, a Roman Catholic assistant...
| May 13, 2015
| 8:57 AM
School concerts, meeting and more.
Meeting: Woodland School District 50 will conduct a meeting regarding the district's plans for providing special education services to students with disabilities that attend private/parochial schools and home-...
| May 12, 2015
| 10:06 AM
Baxter International on Tuesday said it agreed to buy a medicine to treat leukemia from an Italian company for $900 million, in a move to profit from the growing business of cancer therapies.
The medicine, Oncaspar, is primarily sold in the United...
| May 7, 2015
| 1:24 PM
The Ross family of Vernon has been chosen as Connecticut's Hero Family State Representatives for Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation's (ALSF) national fundraising weekend. Alex's Lemonade Stand began in 2004, when Alexandra Scott, born in Manchester, set her...
| May 8, 2015
| 8:05 AM
The 1000+ Club to Benefit Cancer recently recognized 10 women serving local nonprofits at its annual Women of the Year luncheon.
The event, staged at the Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six in Fort Lauderdale, raised more than $65,000 to support Broward-...
| May 6, 2015
| 5:35 PM
Local comedian Pat McGann performed his stand-up act Wednesday at Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in honor of National Nurses Week.
McGann, of Chicago's Beverly community, gave the nurses at the hospital something to laugh about with his relatable and...