| Feb 22, 2014
My wife of 55 years, Mallie, recently passed away in our home in South Florida after a hard-fought, three-year battle with stage-four lung cancer, although she never smoked, consumed alcoholic beverages, or, for that matter, ate red meat. But excruciating...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 1:58 PM
"Judith: A Parting from the Body"
If you missed the Art Institute's display of Artemisia Gentileschi's 17th-century painting "Judith Slaying Holofernes," which left town this month, fear not: Trap Door offers you another perspective on the biblical...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 2:38 PM
David Mutnick said when he crossed the finish line at a marathon last month, he ran into his father's arms and both men cried.
"I just said, 'This is for you, Dad,'" said Mutnick, 37, of Deerfield.
Never a long-distance runner, Mutnick laced up his...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 6:39 PM
NEW HAVEN — Carol Schwartz counted in her head. Let's see. She and her husband, Rick, had been to about a dozen Yale women's hockey games over the years. They'd been to three "White Out for Mandi" nights, too.
It's a long way from Wilcox,...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 10:00 PM
When he first launched the Kickstarter campaign for his documentary film, Brett Culp could have hardly imagined the response he'd receive. The director of "Legends of the Knight" -- described as "a documentary film exploring the power of heroic stories &...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 2:30 AM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I've read that someday it may be possible for doctors to use viruses to cure cancer. How does it work? What types of cancer could it affect?
ANSWER: A considerable amount of research is currently underway that's examining the use of...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 12:07 PM
Listening to the Tibetan Singing Bowls transports Ed Susralski to a peaceful place, far from the terminal cancer that might otherwise cloud his thoughts.
As Jayne Hayes played the rims of 17 different Tibetan Singing Bowls with a mallet during a...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 10:29 AM
For years, Meg Rowe has been a periodic patient at the Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Neurofibromatosis Center, awaiting test results and undergoing procedures. But on Feb. 15, she plans to run a mile through the bitter cold — happily and in her...
| Feb 16, 2014
In 1999, newspaper columnist Molly Ivins was diagnosed with breast cancer and promptly exhorted her readers: "Go. Get. The. Damn. Mammogram. Done."
She also quoted a friend, columnist Maryln Schwartz, who lamented, "If you have ever wondered what it...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 1:13 PM
On Jan. 14, Mariposa Restaurant inside Neiman Marcus in Boca Raton was turned into a wonderland of Giorgio Armani makeovers thanks to Tim Quinn. Quinn, who is a cancer survivor and inspiring cancer awareness advocate, hosted the sold out event which...
| Feb 16, 2014
Could you have low testosterone?
That's the question Abbott Laboratories (now AbbVie) has been urging men to consider with its "Is It Low T?" awareness campaign, a highly effective effort to change how doctors and the public think about managing aging...