| Oct 16, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Forrest Bess had his first vision in 1915. He was 4 years old. He kept having them for the next 62 years, often when he closed his eyes to fall asleep at night.
In 1946, when he was 35, Bess began to transcribe his abstract visions into paint on canvas....
| Sep 23, 2013
| 11:32 AM
Eleanor S. "Ellie" Bedford, a volunteer and dog lover, died Friday of melanoma at The Patches, her Stevenson home. She was 78.
The daughter of Latimer S. Stewart, an Alexander & Alexander insurance executive, and Eleanor Clark Wesley, a homemaker,...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 1:49 PM
There were more than 13.7 million cancer survivors living in the United States in 2012 -- nearly 2 million more than in 2008 -- according to a cancer research report released Tuesday.
But the numbers of Americans who die from cancer is also projected to...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 9:36 AM
Do you know eight women? According to the most recent medical statistics, one of them will get breast cancer at some point during her life.
A more alarming statistic maybe that one out of 36 women will die of breast cancer. “You have cancer&...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 10:08 AM
Bradley MacMillin passed away at home on Friday, October 4, 2013, after a 12-year battle with melanoma.
Brad is survived by his wife Emily, and their three daughters, Clare, Camille and Erin; his parents Paul G. MacMillin and Carrie MacMillin; and his...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 10:39 PM
BLACKSBURG — Just two years ago, Robert Alberti had reached the point he didn't really want to look at a soccer ball anymore if he wasn't playing in a game.
Practices at Virginia Tech were a chore. Even pregame warmups his sophomore season were...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 2:22 PM
In a live chat on OrlandoSentinel.com, Anne Packham, lead navigator for Central Florida for the federal Affordable Care Act, answered questions from readers on how to sign up for insurance.
Q. My girlfriend has been unemployed for four years. How can...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 11:44 AM
Runners set goals — and don't look back.
They strive to cut those extra few minutes from their times. They have to go a quarter-mile farther each time, then a half-mile, then a mile. And beyond.
They push their bodies. They want to push...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 7:40 AM
A southwest Florida man is having a rough time getting a mammogram because of his sex.
Donald Mudd of Port Charlotte said he's had a painful lump in his chest for the past several weeks, WFTX Fox 4 in Fort Myers reports. The lump is now the size of a...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 10:23 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Getting that nose job could boost your self-esteem and quality of life, according to a new report. But the evidence is a bit shaky, researchers looking at studies of people who had plastic surgery found.
The report's lead...
| Oct 6, 2013
Some recently passed state laws went into effect on Oct. 1, and while none of them is as exciting as the Montana statute that sets the rules for eating road kill, here's a quick rundown.
Mixed Martial Arts: These cage matches, formerly known as bar...