| May 22, 2014
| 11:35 AM
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;...
| May 14, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Low Spark Films and Jean Doumanian Productions have completed financing for "Galveston," written by "True Detective" creator Nic Pizzolatto.
Embankment Films is handling foreign sales at Cannes. Shooting is set to begin in October with Matthias...
| May 15, 2014
| 10:37 AM
Loving husband, father, brother, and grandfather, Ron passed away at the age of 79, after a courageous battle with lung cancer. He was born in Los Angeles, the son of Ira Dwight Smith and Carolyn Jule Smith. Raised in North Hollywood, he graduated...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 5:21 PM
— About a month ago, Brittany Vose heard a report on TV saying that by 2030, pancreatic cancer would be the second-deadliest cancer in the United States, after lung cancer, moving up from fourth place.
As someone who has been raising money for...
| May 20, 2014
| 9:34 AM
A memorial service will be held later this year for Clyde Snow, a noted forensic anthropologist who has worked on some of the most famous cases in the world — including in Chicago.
Snow, 86, died of lung cancer and emphysema May 16 in Norman,...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 1:12 PM
Palos Hills officials are mulling over a request by the owner of a medical marijuana dispensary to allow a clinic in the city.
Michael Perkowski, of Tinley Park, asked council members at a recent Committee-of-the-Whole meeting about requirements for a...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 4:30 PM
In response to a story in Closer Weekly that quotes Valerie Harper as having declared that she is "absolutely cancer-free," the Emmy winner has come out to say that the quote is unfortunately "erroneous."
"In response to a recent erroneous quote...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 4:36 PM
Air pollution kills about 7 million people a year and is linked to 1 in 8 deaths worldwide, according to a report released Tuesday by the World Health Organization.
The finding more than doubles previous estimates “and confirms that air...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 5:08 AM
Now that the snow has melted and the sidewalks and streets are actually visible, it's time to lace up those running shoes. RedEye has compiled a list of April races to run in Chicago. (Information subject to change.)
>> Be the Match 5K...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 2:50 PM
Carol Williams Hillery, a retired software engineer who worked at the Space Telescope Science Institute, died of lung cancer Friday at her Bolton Hill home. She was 69.
Born in Baltimore and raised in the Sugar Hill section of Pennsylvania Avenue and on...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 5:05 AM
Even though the Orioles have made plans to honor late public relations director Monica Barlow as part of a pregame ceremony on Opening Day, players would like to have another way to remember Barlow on the field throughout the season.