| Jan 16, 2015
| 10:11 AM
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.
| Jan 15, 2015
| 2:51 PM
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...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 2:30 AM
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...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 5:48 PM
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...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 1:45 PM
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...
| Dec 12, 2014
'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...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 3:31 PM
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...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 3:23 AM
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...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 2:50 PM
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...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 2:48 AM
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...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 6:28 PM
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,...