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Leukemia

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  • Peter Matthiessen, an appreciation: He was concerned with the essence of being human

    Peter Matthiessen, who died Saturday at age 86 of complications from leukemia, was complex, even contradictory, in the most compelling sense. Born into privilege, he attended Hotchkiss boarding school and Yale and founded the Paris Review in 1953 with...
  • Michigan Republican Eyes Rare Senate Win

    Robert Griffin, now 90, who rose to be second in the Republican U.S. Senate leadership, was defeated in 1978. Since then, only one Michigan Republican, Spencer Abraham in 1994, has been elected to the Senate and for only one term. Evidence that former...
  • Community: Students vie for top spot in fundraiser

    Community: Students vie for top spot in fundraiser
    Burbank High School is in the running for the second year in a row as top high school in the Pennies for Patients campaign, a national fundraiser for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Schools in the district hold fundraisers for the society's Los...
  • Designer fashions alternative route for cancer therapy

    Designer fashions alternative route for cancer therapy
    As a vegetarian and daily yoga practitioner, Amy Johnson thought she was healthy before she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer last August. Now she consumes 50 pounds of carrots, 25 pounds of Granny Smith apples and 14 heads of romaine lettuce each week in...
  • Charlie Partridge to attend Combat Challenge

    FAU football coach Charlie Partridge will attend the Combat Challenge on Sunday, March 30 from 10 a.m. to noon, in an effort to bring awareness to Niko Peros and Fanconi Anemia (FA), a rare blood disorder. Partridge and members of the FAU football...
  • Weekend preview: Why Fort Lauderdale is so darn livable

    Weekend preview: Why Fort Lauderdale is so darn livable
    No matter how much you love Fort Lauderdale, the city’s appearance on Livability.com’s list of the Top 10 Best Downtowns in the country had to come as a surprise. For all the complaining that goes on around here (not you, them), perhaps it...
  • Health plan tips for patients relying on specialty medications

     Health plan tips for patients relying on specialty medications
    Monday is the last day to begin the process of signing up for insurance under the Covered California statewide health exchange. But even for many of those already enrolled, the challenges are just beginning. Consider, for instance, the work to be done...
  • Wrigley Field 100th anniversary: Top pop culture moments

    Wrigley Field 100th anniversary: Top pop culture moments
    Swinging one leg and the rest of his body out over thousands of Wrigley Field fans while nervous handlers in the broadcast booth gasped, actor Cuba Gooding Jr. howled "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" with abandon before revving up the crowd further with a...
  • Stanford headed back to Final Four

    Chiney Ogwumike had 20 points and 10 rebounds to lead second-seeded Stanford back to the Final Four with a 74-65 victory over North Carolina on Tuesday night in the final of the Stanford Regional on the Cardinal's home floor, Maples Pavilion. Mikaela...
  • Virgen's View: Going bald for the cause

    Virgen's View: Going bald for the cause
    When I stop by The Harp Inn in Costa Mesa, it's usually to unwind or to have a good time. But I was there for a different reason Sunday when the St. Baldrick's Foundation held its special head-shaving event to raise money for children's cancer research....
  • Lots can be done to help older dogs with achy joints

    Lots can be done to help older dogs with achy joints
    NASHVILLE, TN -- These reader questions were answered at the American Animal Hospital Association Conference 2014, held here March 20-23. AAHA is the only organization which accredits veterinary practice for excellent standards, with over 50,000 member...