| Oct 1, 2014
| 5:47 AM
When Ravens rookie wide receiver Jeremy Butler learned recently that a college friend had been diagnosed with leukemia, he wanted to help.
Butler got involved by supporting the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society on Tuesday night during an appearance at the...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 2:16 PM
There’s nothing like a serious health scare to convince smokers to kick the habit, but new research finds that nearly 1 in 10 cancer survivors is still smoking nine years after their diagnosis.
The 9.3% smoking rate among American cancer survivors...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 12:10 PM
This all started with a cough.
Bill Porter said his son, Kyle, had a persistent cough. So they went to an urgent care clinic. Tests showed there was a chance he could have asthma but nothing more. Weeks passed and Kyle Porter didn't look like himself....
| Jul 16, 2014
| 10:18 PM
As a rising junior tennis player, Corona del Mar resident Alex Reyna has a rigid training schedule at Advantage Tennis Academy in Irvine.
Sometimes Reyna supplements this by carrying around his sister, Noelle. As triplets along with their sister, Paige,...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 2:07 PM
Chorale master Paul Salamunovich once said that the greatest moment of his life was a 1988 concert at the Vatican for Pope John Paul II with the group he had led continuously since 1949, the St. Charles Borromeo Church Choir of North Hollywood.
| Apr 4, 2014
| 11:34 PM
HONOLULU — When the giant kapok and nawa trees that tower over the Queen's Medical Center in downtown Honolulu were planted more than a century ago, Hawaii faced a health crisis.
Many on the islands, including the queen who founded the hospital in...
| Apr 13, 2014
Patrick and Angie Jessee were less than three months from their wedding day when they received the news: Patrick had non-Hodgkin lymphoma. His life expectancy, according to his oncologist, was five years.
They had planned to wed on Oct. 8, 2011. But...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 4:50 PM
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...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 5:05 AM
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...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 12:18 PM
Noelle Ito, a Flintridge Prep alum, class of ’98, is a Bark for Life Altadena team captain.
The event raises funds for the American Cancer Society and is part of their successful Relay for Life events, which have spread to more than 20 countries...