| Feb 12, 2014
The upcoming chefs' auction in Orland Park is an opportunity to sample fare from a dozen restaurants under one roof, win a special prize and raise money for charity.
The Village of Orland Park is partnering with the American Cancer Society to present...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 6:42 PM
Q: Your recent column on local police being prohibited from using radar for speed monitoring was interesting and brought another aspect of that subject to mind. Years ago an area woman established a scholarship fund for children of state police in...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Soy is a near-perfect food, with rich sources of high-quality protein, fiber, and 12 essential nutrients. As a result, it's one of the most widely studied foods on the planet, and also one of the most controversial: A number of health scares about soy...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 4:53 PM
Doctors at Silver Cross Hospital are pooling their expertise to help evaluate and plan a course of treatment for patients with lung cancer in hours instead of weeks.
Speedy diagnosis and treatment is especially important, according to specialists who...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 12:06 PM
Registration for this year's Edward Hospital Naperville Marathon & Half Marathon is proceeding at a swift pace.
General sign-up for the second-ever race doesn't begin until March 8, but pre-registration started this week for those running to raise funds...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 2:25 PM
Flynn Donoho has braved a plethora of difficult weather and road conditions during his three-year journey cycling across the United States.
He's ridden through snow and hail, pedaled up mountain passes, dodged hurricanes and even stopped to watch a...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 2:38 PM
Teams gathered to register for the 11th annual Relay for Life of Burbank during a kickoff celebration at the American Cancer Society in Burbank.
There were raffle prizes, refreshments and the Discovery Shop thrift store remained open so bargain hunters...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 8:34 AM
Twelve designers, writers, directors and other theme park creative types will gather for the fourth annual Entertainment Designers Forum on Friday.
The event features two separate panels that will chat about design philosophies and styles. Q&As will...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 1:20 PM
The hotel chain Extended Stay America is partnering with the American Cancer Society to provide free and discounted rooms cancer patients being treated away from home.
The chain will offer 40,000 rooms to patients and caregivers, including half of...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 10:00 PM
We know that cancer screenings save lives. Detecting cancer early increases the chances of successful treatment, improves survival rates and cuts overall medical costs. Unfortunately, thousands of uninsured and underinsured women in Illinois are in danger...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 3:42 PM
The five-year Virginia Cancer Plan, 2013-2017, released last week by the Richmond-based nonprofit Cancer Action Coalition of Virginia, sets goals and strategies for the early detection and treatment of the disease, along with reducing preventable...