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  • Penn State gets wins restored, Joe Paterno again winningest coach

    Penn State gets wins restored, Joe Paterno again winningest coach
    The NCAA agreed Friday to restore 112 football wins it had stripped from Penn State and Joe Paterno in the Jerry Sandusky child-molestation scandal and to reinstate the venerated late coach as the winningest in major college football history. The...
  • Mark Johnson, Villa Park cop and school district president, dies

     Mark Johnson, Villa Park cop and school district president, dies
    Mark W. Johnson was a Villa Park police officer and deputy chief who spent 15 years as a board member and board president of DuPage High School District 88. He was the west suburban department's first officer for Drug Abuse Resistance Education, or...
  • Mayo Clinic Q&A: Lung cancer screening used to find cancer at an early stage

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: At my last physical, my doctor suggested that I should be screened for lung cancer. I used to smoke about a pack of cigarettes a day, but I quit 12 years ago. I'm 63 now and in good health. Is screening really necessary for me? What does...
  • Around the NHL: Plus and minus

    Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the past week: + Before heading west to play the Ducks, Kings and Sharks, the New York Rangers said they saw the trip as a measuring stick for where they stand. Now, everyone...
  • High-risk smokers can get free early-detection screening for lung cancer

    High-risk smokers can get free early-detection screening for lung cancer
    Free screenings for those at high risk for developing lung cancer are becoming available without a co-pay. Effective Jan. 1, insurance companies started covering low-dose CT scans with no co-pay — for those who qualify — as part of...
  • Review: 'Essays After Eighty' by Donald Hall

    Review: 'Essays After Eighty' by Donald Hall
    'In the morning, I turn on the coffee, glue in my teeth, take four pills, swallow Metamucil and wipe it off my beard, fasten a brace over my buckling knee ... then read the newspaper and drink black coffee," writes Donald Hall, former U.S. poet laureate...
  • Mother Rytasha, 72, socialite turned spiritual teacher

    Mother Rytasha, 72, socialite turned spiritual teacher
    Mother Rytasha, the daughter of a Palm Beach socialite who set aside wealth and possessions 30 years ago to serve the poor of Bangladesh, India and Nepal, died Monday in Pompano Beach. She was 72. She grew a following of disciples as she dispensed...
  • Workplace wellness programs popular, but do they improve health?

    Workplace wellness programs popular, but do they improve health?
    Workplace wellness programs, one of the pillars of the national health care overhaul, are increasingly popular among employers who believe they can help control costs and workers who see them as a perk. But experts caution that wellness programs vary...
  • Bud Cole: Now is the time to restore Joe Paterno's legacy

    Bud Cole: Now is the time to restore Joe Paterno's legacy
    It's time to restore the respected and noteworthy legacy of Joe Paterno and the image of Pennsylvania State University. I don't believe opinions of cynics, detractors and rival fans deserve any merit. While these naysayers sit back, point their...
  • William R. Burfeind Jr.: Lung cancer screening for heavy smokers saves lives

    William R. Burfeind Jr.: Lung cancer screening for heavy smokers saves lives
    Chances are you know someone who has died from lung cancer. That loss might have been prevented if proposed Medicare coverage of screening for heavy smokers had been in place. Screening those at greatest risk of developing the disease could save tens of...
  • Buck Showalter, MLB public relations staffers pay tribute to Monica Barlow

    Buck Showalter, MLB public relations staffers pay tribute to Monica Barlow
    For the past two years, Major League Baseball's public relations departments have come together to organize auctions to benefit cancer research. This year, after the death of Orioles public relations director Monica Barlow to lung cancer in February,...