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  • Komen Foundation CEO, President to Leave Posts

    Komen Foundation CEO, President to Leave Posts
    The Susan G. Komen for the Cure announced Wednesday that two of its leaders are leaving their posts, months after the breast cancer advocacy group came under fire over its decision -- later reversed -- to cut funding for Planned Parenthood projects.
  • Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk hospitalized after suffering stroke

    Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk hospitalized after suffering stroke
    Sen. Mark Kirk was hospitalized after suffering a stroke over the weekend and underwent surgery Monday in Chicago, his office said. According to a statement, Kirk, 52, checked himself in to Lake Forest Hospital in the Chicago area on Saturday, where...

    Byron Donzis dies at 79; wide-ranging inventor

    Byron Donzis dies at 79; wide-ranging inventor
    In 1978, Byron Donzis walked into a Houston hospital looking for Dan Pastorini, the Houston Oilers' prized quarterback who was laid up with three broken ribs from a recent game. Donzis was wearing a trench coat and carrying a large bag. He was accompanied...

    Having to think about the unthinkable

    Having to think about the unthinkable
    "I could show you case after case," said Dr. Neil S. Wenger. "I could bet you million-to-1 odds these patients would not want to be in this situation." He was talking about patients in critical condition who are "attached to machines, being kept alive"...

    Ind. student's TB is drug-resistant strain

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Northeastern Indiana health officials say a Fort Wayne student whose tuberculosis diagnosis prompted the testing of nearly 150 classmates for the illness has a drug-resistant strain of the disease. The Journal Gazette...