| Jul 10, 2014
| 6:43 PM
There is a possibility of death, and of being trampled by a herd of bulls or a crowd of people. Then there's the adrenaline rush of running alongside 1,500-pound animals roaring past you at 35 mph.
Running of the Bulls enthusiasts have walked that...
| Jul 1, 2014
As the owner of the nation's largest video rental store chain, Keith Hoogland said his biggest challenge is the industry's image problem.
"I'm trying to hire 2,000 people this year, and do people want to work at Family Video (when) they think the...
| 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....
| Jun 10, 2014
| 11:37 AM
Houston Texans offensive lineman David Quessenberry will be placed on the NFL’s non-football illness list while he undergoes treatment for lymphoma, the team announced Tuesday.
The second-year player out of San Jose State had been experiencing the...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 10:25 AM
Houston Texans offensive lineman David Quessenberry has been diagnosed with lymphoma and was placed Tuesday on the non-football injury list.
The team said Quessenberry experienced “fatigue and a persistent cough” during a June 3 practice and...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 8:00 AM
A new report identifies a group of Americans that is expected to grow by 30% over the next decade: cancer survivors.
As of Jan. 1, there were nearly 14.5 million people alive in the United States who had been diagnosed with some type of cancer. By 2024,...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 6:10 PM
If you are a woman, Gloria Steinem is like an indispensable computer program, always running in the background of your life. You don’t always remember that she's there, but without her, your life would be constrained in ways you can hardly imagine....
| Feb 24, 2014
David Solomon lay in bed, a sheet draped over his legs.
His darkened bedroom was silent, except for the ticking of a clock on the wall. A box of tissues sat on a bedside table; a Hebrew-and-English siddur, or prayer book, rested on his lap.
| Feb 10, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Dozens of friends, classmates and neighbors braved bitter temperatures and falling snow to participate in a recent blood drive to help a Maine South High School student replenish a blood bank's supply.
Dubbed "Jimmy's Blood Drive," the effort to boost...
| Feb 9, 2014
Dr. Riad Barmada, head of orthopedics at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine from 1984 to 1998, was a quiet champion of diversity at the school.
"Long before anyone talked about diversity, he recruited women and minorities," said...
| Feb 9, 2014
Re "Patients struggle to find covered doctors," Feb. 5
The article points out a major gap in the implementation of the Affordable Care Act: Many specialty providers and hospitals that cancer patients rely on are being left out of insurance exchange...