| Oct 24, 2013
| 5:36 AM
"I've led a disreputable life, but I've done it in style, and I'll die likewise." — Fiona
Mortality, fertility, incest, minotaur coitus, Stevie Nicks and knifeplay. This is "American Horror Story: Coven."
We flash back to 1971, evidently the...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 9:36 PM
Ask his cross country teammates for their favorite Jayme Skaggs story, you're likely to be met with a round of laughs and incredulous questions asking if you really mean just one story.
Ask Skaggs for his favorite story, he'll tell you about the time...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 6:52 PM
Fred Dickson is a cancer survivor, a father of three, an aspiring author, a master plumber and an inspirational speaker
The 53-year-old also happens to be a semiprofessional football player.
The 6-foot-5 defensive end with the white mustache and...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 9:00 AM
First of all, congratulations to Judy Berman on her recent article on prostate cancer ("My prostate cancer month," Sept. 16). She is correct that everybody recognizes the pink ribbons and what they represent, but few know the blue ribbon sign. As a...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Maybe it's my age, time galloping at breathtaking speed after the mid-century mark, or the news that two people I know received a dismal health prognosis in the past two weeks. Whatever the prompt, I find myself musing about a subject often ignored....
| Sep 18, 2013
| 12:49 PM
Dr. Jocelyn A. Farrar, who realized a childhood dream of becoming a nurse and then spent nearly four decades in the field, died Saturday of mesothelioma at a second home in Isle of Palms, S.C. The longtime Mount Airy resident was 61.
"She was a nurse's...
| 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...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 11:33 AM
UPDATED: Former Orlando TV anchor Wendy Chioji is battling cancer again.
Chioji, who went public with her breast-cancer battle in 2001, says she now has thymic carcinoma, a rare, fast-growing cancer of the thymus gland. The small organ beneath the...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 6:32 PM
In his church office, pastor Chuck Smith kept a crown made of thorns and a jar full of candy. The thorns were from the Holy Land. The candy was for his grandkids. The image suggested his special appeal as a preacher: A harsh, old-school Christianity...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 3:07 PM
Displaying his characteristic courage, Zach Lederer bravely attempts to recreate the notorious strongman pose — biceps flexed and fists clenched — that turned a 2012 photo of his steely-eyed resolve to fight cancer into an Internet craze...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 8:48 AM
Sept. 21, 2008: In the final game played at 85-year-old Yankee Stadium, the last-place Orioles lose, 7-3, to New York before an announced crowd of 54,610. After Brian Roberts grounds out to end the game, several Orioles run onto the field and grab...