| Oct 5, 2012
| 2:02 PM
Niki Zikmund thought she had done all the right things. She got plenty of exercise,
breast fed her children, did not smoke and was not a heavy drinker. She was careful
with her diet. In fact, she was a leader in the local Weight Watchers organization....
| Oct 10, 2012
| 5:18 AM
IDYLLWILD, Ca. -- For the first time in nearly a decade, a ground squirrel in the San Jacinto Mountains tested positive for exposure to fleas infected with the bacteria that can cause bubonic plague.
State health officials notified the Riverside County...
| Oct 12, 2012
The girl and the firefighter lived in the same part of town, the Mount Greenwood neighborhood on the Far Southwest Side of Chicago, a neighborhood of cops, firefighters and city workers.
The Mayoskis live there. And so do the Beazleys, and although there...
| Oct 25, 2012
This is for all those people who are seriously ill and thinking they may never do what they love again.
I was like that in 2010, recovering from back-to-back breast cancer and heart surgeries and the aftermath. I thought tennis, which is my athletic...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 12:52 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Arlen Specter, a gruff, independent-minded moderate who spent three decades in the U.S. Senate but was spurned by Pennsylvania voters after switching in 2009 from Republican to Democrat, died on Sunday of cancer, his family said. He...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 10:21 AM
A person's life changes when he or she receives a breast cancer diagnosis. There are many questions that need to be answered, and one of them is usually, "What are my options?"
One of the treatment options in the fight against breast cancer is a...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 10:32 AM
When diagnosed with breast cancer, women are often filled with questions. What is the survival rate? Can breast cancer spread to other parts of my body? What does this mean for my family?
Such questions are common, and it's perfectly alright and even...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 10:38 AM
There are many people -- male and female -- who are completely unaware that men are susceptible to breast cancer. With preventative mammograms and messaging largely geared toward women, men may not even think about the breast cancer risk to themselves....
| Oct 17, 2012
| 3:21 PM
When most music fans think of the mandolin, they usually think of bluegrass. But the stringed instrument is just as comfortable at opera as the Grand Ole Opry.
In fact, Vivaldi wrote a concert for the mandolin and Mozart featured it in a serenade. And...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 8:27 PM
Officials from the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center in Windber held their fifth annual Tribute to Survivors event on Sunday at the center.
Center director Patty Felton said the event is held to honor breast cancer survivors who have been treated at the...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 8:34 PM
Zettlemoyer's Auction Center in Fogelsville is auctioning off pieces of Lehigh Valley and national hunting heritage and history on Friday.
Famed outdoorsman Tom Fegely, the award-winning outdoors editor for The Morning Call from 1976 through 2002, as...