| Jul 27, 2010
PHILADELPHIA -- One by one they were escorted into the small courtroom, 19 alleged members of the Bethlehem Latin Kings, some to make their case for freedom while others appeared resigned to a fate that would keep them imprisoned until trial, and maybe...
| Aug 16, 2010
The Federal Trade Commission is filing a lawsuit against internet marketers of Acai Berry weight-loss pills and colon cleansers.
The agency announced Monday in Chicago it has filed a lawsuit against Phoenix-based Central Coast Nutraceuticals.
| Jan 9, 2011
While most people don't like to talk about inflammatory bowel disease — it's not exactly coffee chatter — Jennifer Martin is happy discussing how her surgery to treat it saved her life.
In April 2009, the 27-year-old Costa Mesa resident was...
| Jan 12, 2011
| 5:24 AM
LOS ANGELES ( KTLA) -- Actor David Nelson, of the popular television show "The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet," has died at the age of 74.
Nelson died at his Los Angeles home Tuesday after battling complications of colon cancer, according to family...
| Jan 18, 2011
| 11:01 AM
Last week I experienced one of life's poignant little moments.
Leafing through the Jan. 12 edition of the Los Angeles Times, I came across an obituary for David Nelson ("TV family's last surviving star," LAT Extra). I spent a few moments in reverie and...
| Aug 23, 2010
Rates of rectal cancer in people younger than 40, although low, have been rising steadily for the last 20 years for reasons that are mystifying scientists, researchers said Sunday.
Both colon cancer and rectal cancer are thought to share the same risk...
| Aug 23, 2010
Colonoscopy is an important tool to detect colorectal cancer. In recent years, virtual colonoscopy, which involves a CT scan of the colon instead of the invasive, optical inspection of the colon, has been shown to be as effective as traditional...
| Aug 25, 2010
| 12:15 PM
It takes a special event to bring all three weeknight broadcast news anchors together.
As in its inaugural edition two years ago, "Stand Up to Cancer" remains such an occasion. The hourlong, celebrity-filled program combining information on the disease...
| Aug 26, 2010
| 12:36 PM
If you could find out whether you're carrying a gene for cancer would you want to know?
More and more people are having genetic testing done including one retiree who lives in Botetourt County.
News 7 caught up with Alvin Thacker on the...
| Sep 13, 2010
Millions of aging Americans have already discovered the true fountain of youth—exercise. Staying active through a fitness/sports program is one of the keys to living longer and feeling better.
But it's important—especially if you have...
| Sep 1, 2010
Recently I was interviewed about the effects of diet on the aging process. Some of the best answers we have now about diet and aging center around eating a Mediterranean style diet. This doesn't just mean eating Greek salads or hummus. It is about...