| 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 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 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 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....
| Oct 28, 2013
| 6:18 AM
For the second year in a row, WWE and the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation have joined forces in October in support of breast cancer awareness.
Much like many other sports and entertainment organizations in the month of October, WWE has made its...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 12:52 PM
Time Warner Cable Chairman and Chief Executive Glenn Britt disclosed to the company Tuesday that he has begun treatment for cancer.
Britt, who is retiring at the end of the year and will be succeeded by Time Warner Cable Chief Operating Officer Rob...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Death is universal, inevitable, irrevocable and profound, and yet even in our reality-fixated times, it is rarely depicted on television.
Oh, people die all the time on TV. They fall victim to detective procedurals and hospital dramas, or are killed off...
| May 29, 2013
| 3:18 PM
The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday announced its approval of two new drugs and a diagnostic test that can be used to treat advanced or inoperable melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin disease.
Advanced melanoma has joined a wide range...
| May 30, 2013
After her melanoma, Cheryl Stratos is mostly back to a normal life, running a business and driving her teenage son to weekend events, but there are reminders that it could all come back: The sores all over her body, the high fevers, the hair loss --...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 7:46 PM
Cancer has a way of tilting perspective.
Ask Stephen Joly.
After his discharge from the Army in 1975, Joly worked as a grease monkey for a Chrysler dealership, then joined his family's steel construction business a few years later when his grandfather...