| Feb 13, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Ginger, so familiar for its comforting aroma, pungent flavor and medicinal value, has assimilated itself into cultures around the world. Gingerbread cookies during the holidays, palate-cleansing slivers of pickled ginger with...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Source: Emory Healthcare
Americans have a nasty habit of depriving ourselves when we want to drop pounds. We often believe that cutting calories is the secret to success, but we just wind up feeling hungry all the time. It may...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 3:06 PM
Colleen Bokamper, wife of former Miami Dolphins linebacker Kim Bokamper, died Friday morning at her home with her family by her side. She was 57.
Mrs. Bokamper, who was diagnosed with colon cancer two years ago, kept her illness a secret and made her...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Ice, Nic Weishar said, was his "best friend" last year.
The Marist tight end played through a shoulder injury that required surgery at season's end, doing so well enough to make the Tribune's All-State team for the second consecutive year.
| Nov 9, 2013
| 6:53 PM
With Ohio State and Baylor right behind in the Bowl Championship Series standings, Florida State needed a big win over Wake Forest on Saturday, and got it, 59-3.
It could have been bigger, too, and unseemly, if not for some class shown by Seminoles...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 2:13 PM
Donald Forst, a veteran newsman who led New York Newsday and the Village Voice as they won Pulitzer Prizes and also helped resuscitate the Los Angeles Herald Examiner, died Saturday in Albany, N.Y. He was 81.
He had colon cancer, said his companion, Val...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 9:19 AM
And you thought your morning was rough.
Matt Lauer and Al Roker received prostate exams Thursday on "Today" in an effort to build awareness around prostate cancer.
Lauer's urologist, Dr. David Samadi, oversaw both procedures, which took about 35...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 12:44 PM
CHELMSFORD, Mass. — It's hard work being one of Dr. Damian Folch's diabetic patients.
If a lab test shows high cholesterol, Folch is quick to call or email. No patient can leave the office without scheduling an annual eye exam, a key preventive...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 4:53 PM
Jenny Crittenden is a type A personality, the kind who fills in her planning calendar months in advance. So watching her brother Troy go through rounds of chemotherapy as he successfully battled colon cancer in 2011 brought on a feeling of “...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 9:00 AM
BEIJING — If you want a full-time teaching job, but you're stuck in a temporary gig without health benefits, Luo Chunlei advises that you buy the school principal a box of mooncakes and follow up with an envelope of dough.
Having an operation?...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 12:45 PM
In the last couple of years, Connecticut dramatically changed the way it handles eyewitness testimony. Research has raised doubts about the accuracy of eyewitnesses. Police are more cautious and prosecutors more wary of basing cases on one person's...
| Dec 18, 2013
Lung cancer kills three times more Virginians each year than any other cancer. In its soon-to-be-released annual report, the Virginia Cancer Registry revealed that though its incidence ranks third to prostate and breast cancer, lung cancer has by far...