| Jan 19, 2015
| 11:07 AM
On most Tuesday and Thursday afternoons recently, Sam Wainman played lacrosse with friends in a field next to the First Baptist Church of Chuluota.
They were waiting for a magical date, Jan. 19. That date arrived Monday, the official start of lacrosse...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 4:24 AM
Kelly Cox didn't want to know anything about her cancer treatment.
Cox was 21 when she was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma. It was March 1991 and Cox was in her first full-time job, working at Pratt and Whitney. She was also nine months into a serious...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 2:18 PM
Cassandra C. has a form of cancer called Hodgkin lymphoma that, left untreated, would most likely kill her. The good news is that with chemotherapy, doctors give her an 85 percent chance of surviving.
At least that would normally be good news. But...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 5:48 PM
Over the past 17 years, I have lived a good life. It has always just been me and my mom and all of our pets. My mom raised me well, to be a strong, competent and independent woman. She taught me right from wrong and always led me in the right direction,...
| Jan 11, 2015
| 12:49 PM
Thomas J. Todd was a high school cross-country and track coach in the western suburbs who went on to work as an official at Illinois High School Association track meets.
Mr. Todd, 61, died of complications from lymphoma on Wednesday, Dec. 10 at Rush...
| Jan 10, 2015
"Vita mutatur, non tollitur."
The Latin phrase is said in Roman Catholic funerals, but Robert Kinsey was known for living its guidance: "Life is changed, not ended."
Every time Kinsey's life was supposed to end, the three-time cancer fighter would...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 6:00 PM
On Thursday the Connecticut Supreme Court ruled that Cassandra C., a 17-year-old Windsor Locks girl with Hodgkin's lymphoma, is not mature enough to make her own decision about whether to go through chemotherapy. So, despite Cassandra's objections,...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 3:39 PM
On weekday evenings and weekend afternoons each fall, hundreds of high school athletes can be seen kicking up dust, dragging opponents to the ground and otherwise rolling around on athletic fields across the Lehigh Valley.
In many of those stadiums...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 7:06 PM
It started when Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry experienced some chest discomfort during Thursday's game at Oakland. Now it has evolved into something far more ominous.
Berry, who underwent a weekend of tests at the University of Kansas Medical...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 11:56 AM
Like most farm kids, Nick Modaff grew up doing chores before and after school, and during summers from dawn to dusk. On school days, he'd wake at 5 a.m. to milk the cows, then clean up and have breakfast before boarding the school bus.
| 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...