| Oct 25, 2012
| 12:14 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - There's no shortage of websites with information on prostate cancer treatment, but they may be well beyond the average person's comprehension, a new study finds.
The study, of 62 such websites, found that only three had...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 9:35 AM
In 2011, the first of the baby boom generation reached age 65. Since then and until the year 2029, it is estimated that boomers will turn 65 at a rate of about 8,000 per day, according to AARP. This generation has impacted a number of institutions in...
| May 4, 2012
| 11:13 AM
1) Gateway Community College
Mary Ellen Cody and Evelyn Gard of New Havens Gateway Community College are proud of their campus's recent move to downtown New Haven. They believe it will make it easier for students to get around without cars and allow them...
| May 9, 2012
| 6:44 PM
This week’s Pay it Forward had us on the side of the road, trying to attract drivers in Lebanon County. Our sign caught the eye of June Whelan-Gonzalez, who wanted to help her former college roommate and close friend Susan Klinger with her...
| May 21, 2012
| 8:19 AM
1) St. Vincent's Medical Center
Dr. Lawrence Schek, chief medical officer at St. Vincent's Medical Center, stands proudly behind the care his facility provides. "We have an outstanding cancer center with cutting edge technology with respect to...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Not long after she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1994, Christine Clifford walked into her local Barnes and Noble with a simple request: "I'd like to see all of your humorous books about cancer."
The clerk shot her a dirty look: "That's sick."...
| Aug 29, 2012
Three-year-old Jackson Fetter will be remembered for his contagious smile and his love of all things Thomas the Tank Engine.
Jackson spent the past two years on and off battling acute myeloid leukemia — an aggressive form of cancer. He died shortly...
| Aug 26, 2012
Kristen Iversen grew up in Colorado, in a small town near a secret nuclear bomb factory, although she didn't know it at the time. The factory was so under the radar that many believed the plant made cleaning supplies, like Scrubbing Bubbles. After years...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Married patients suffering from advanced lung cancer are likely to live longer after treatment than those who aren't hitched, according to research released today.
The study by researchers at the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 11:12 AM
Community Programs and Support Groups — Laurel Regional Hospital, 7300 Van Dusen Road, community programs such as childbirth education classes, HeartSaver first aid/CPR, maternity center tours, P.A.C.E. (People with Arthritis Can Exercise) and a...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 8:25 AM
- The University of Virginia in Charlottesville will receive $2.6 million to improve care for patients with advanced cancer. The program will integrate data from multiple sources to help improve quality of care, increase survival, and reduce costs. In...