| Nov 6, 2014
| 1:40 PM
Roy Feifer truly exemplifies the concept of turning an unfortunate situation into a good one, and has generated quite a following. Feifer, of Coral Springs, witnessed his father lose the battle to a form of Leukemia quite a while ago and subsequently...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 8:13 PM
Peg Smedley wouldn't have retired five years ago if she didn't have it in writing that the government considered her to be totally and permanently disabled from her military service during the Vietnam War.
At the time, the Department of Veterans Affairs...
| Oct 18, 2014
Good dental health is inextricably entwined with overall health and well being. Local groups are ensuring that everyone has access to care.
Earlier this month the Community Free Clinic in Newport News joined with Newport News Links Inc. and the...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 3:03 PM
William A. Reinke, a statistician and professor for 50 years at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health who helped develop its department of international health, died of lymphoma Oct. 4 at his Broadmead retirement community home in...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 2:39 PM
In her 28-year career, Dr. Deborah Axelrod says she's had just one patient whose advanced breast cancer inexplicably vanished.
The patient, Ann Fonfa, endured multiple surgeries to remove cancerous tumors that kept growing back. All the while, Fonfa...
| 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...
| 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,...
| 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,...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 4:41 PM
The legacy of Craig Willinger lives on with Hannah Smith at the 2014 World Cup.
Smith, a 17-year-old high school soccer player from Murraysville, Pa., is in Brazil this week with her mother, Rori. She is the ninth honoree of a Baltimore-based foundation...
| 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...