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  • At first impression, Fred Hoiberg comes across as the anti-Tom Thibodeau

    At first impression, Fred Hoiberg comes across as the anti-Tom Thibodeau
    Somewhere between a sweet story about the birth of his twin sons in Chicago and a wry claim that his Ames, Iowa, high school team was better than Doug McDermott's, it became apparent Tuesday what about Fred Hoiberg appealed most to Bulls executives....
  • Adult diseases can strike children because of poor diet and obesity

    Adult diseases can strike children because of poor diet and obesity
    Once seen only among an older population, adult diseases such as fatty liver disease, hypertension and osteoporosis are being diagnosed more and more in children. And you can add to that sleep apnea, Type 2 diabetes and high cholesterol levels. The...
  • New Carroll County faculty extension assistant settles into role

    New Carroll County faculty extension assistant settles into role
    Ann Dicke is the new Faculty Extension Assistant for 4-H Youth Development at the Carroll County Extension office. She began her journey in extension on March 30 and said she is still learning the ropes. Prior to accepting the job with extension, she...
  • Study: Many cancer patients could be spared brain radiation

    A major study could change care for many of the hundreds of thousands of people each year who have cancer that spreads to the brain from other sites. Contrary to conventional wisdom, radiation therapy to the whole brain did not improve survival, and it...
  • AP News in Brief at 7:58 p.m. EDT

    Deadline nears to extend surveillance programs; Senators fail to make deal to extend The National Security Agency will lose its authority at midnight to collect Americans' phone records in bulk, after an extraordinary Sunday Senate session failed to...
  • Jerry Krause lauds Fred Hoiberg as leader of high character

    Jerry Krause lauds Fred Hoiberg as leader of high character
    When Jerry Krause signed Fred Hoiberg as a free agent in September 1999, one skill stood out. "He could really shoot," the Bulls' longtime general manager said. Shortly after Hoiberg arrived for the first of his four seasons with the Bulls, another...
  • Proton beam therapy useful against many types of cancer

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What does proton beam therapy do for cancer patients that standard radiation therapy doesn't do? How do doctors decide when to use proton beam therapy? ANSWER: Proton beam therapy is a type of radiation therapy used to treat cancer....
  • The spine gives structure to your life: Keep it fit with good posture

    The spine gives structure to your life: Keep it fit with good posture
    Christiane Carman believed she had good posture. Then one day she woke up with a crick in her neck, a nagging little pain on the left side that didn't go away. Soon it was shooting down her left arm. By the time she landed at UCLA's Spine Clinic, the pain...
  • Researchers calculate 'risk score' for breast cancer from genetic data

    ROCHESTER, Minn. Recent large-scale genomic analyses have uncovered dozens of common genetic variants that are associated with breast cancer. Each variant, however, contributes only a tiny amount to a person's overall risk of developing the disease. A...
  • Stay safe on the water in the wake of these tips

    Boating is fun, but it's important to do it safely. Whether it's a fishing boat, a canoe or kayak, or a personal watercraft, there are some basic safety tips that apply to all. According to the National Safe Boating Council, learning to swim is one of...
  • Treatments for vaginal atrophy can prevent complications

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I've been in menopause for about a year and have not had many problems other than what my doctor diagnosed as vaginal atrophy. Do over-the-counter products usually help relieve the symptoms, or will I need hormone therapy? ANSWER:...