| Oct 15, 2014
From breast cancer patient to survivor to chairwoman of the Survivorship Committee at Susan G. Komen South Florida, Marion Pollock is a woman on a mission.
The Boynton Beach native and nail tech at Hunters Run, Pollock discovered a small lump in her...
| Oct 13, 2014
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute scientists at Lake Nona announced last week they have discovered a marker in urine that can diagnose prostate cancer.
Their study found a set of RNA molecules that are detectable in tissue samples and urine...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 4:03 PM
The unabated burning of fossil fuels will ultimately lead to our extinction, with the world's poor going first.
Let's break this debate of reducing carbon emissions down by geography. When fossil fuels are burned for transportation purposes, whose...
| Oct 10, 2014
Three-quarters of the way through "Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End," Atul Gawande pulls back his carefully stitched curtain of reporting and research to relate the story of his father's decline and eventual death. Atmaram Gawande was in...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 3:57 PM
Rookie Devyn Marble is living a dream and a nightmare all at once.
He's wearing an NBA jersey for the Magic, an opportunity the second-rounder solidified with his play in summer league.
He scored 13 points in his preseason debut Tuesday night, eight...
| Aug 8, 2014
I saw on Fox News that a Florida jury awarded the widow of a man who died of lung cancer $23.6 billion — yes, billion. That staggers the imagination. Did the tobacco company force him to smoke?
Why not sue the FTC for allowing the manufacture of...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 6:34 PM
Joe Sample, a soft-spoken keyboard player and composer whose blending of funk, blues, jazz, gospel and the Zydeco music of his childhood lent a distinctive sound to his well-known group, the Crusaders, has died. He was 75.
Sample died Friday at a...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 3:42 PM
It has been a difficult season for Orioles slugger Chris Davis, but the first baseman hit two milestones Friday night with one swing. With his sixth-inning solo shot, Davis picked up his 20th homer of the season and 150th of his career.
He was asked...
| Sep 21, 2014
Debbie Weiss had two options before her when she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2012; give in emotionally and physically or fight back. She chose the latter.
These days, her life is as much about fighting the disease as it is about spreading...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 1:03 PM
Two former assistant football coaches at Penn State University, including the son of disgraced former head coach Joe Paterno, are suing the school for actions they say wrecked their careers in the wake of the child sex-abuse scandal.
Jay Paterno, who...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Robert L. Drew, a documentary filmmaker and the father of American cinÃ©ma vÃ©ritÃ©, died today at his home in Sharon, Connecticut. He was 90.
In the early 1960s, Drew and his associates pioneered a kind of filmmaking that's now a staple of the...