| Sep 18, 2013
| 2:58 PM
Getting a colonoscopy is not something most people look forward to -- but a new analysis suggests that it's worth it to follow screening recommendations and have the test done every 10 years (or every five for those at high risk.)
Writing in the New...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
If you're going to eat red meat, make sure it's lean and that portions are small.
You've probably been reading that your diet should be filled mainly with vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and lean proteins such as fish, poultry, nuts, and legumes. But...
| 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...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 12:26 PM
The French composer Claude Debussy once said that, "Music is the space between the notes." Google on Thursday marked the 151st anniversary of Debussy’s birth with a tuneful doodle that offers a certain Parisian flare.
The animated doodle is set on...
| 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 “...
| 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.
| Sep 3, 2013
| 7:27 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Katie Couric is getting married to her financier boyfriend John Molner.
Couric's spokesman Matthew Hiltzik confirmed the engagement Tuesday morning following a report by People magazine.
Molner gave 56-year-old Couric, the former...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 3:00 PM
Katie Couric is newly engaged to John Molner, her banker boyfriend of nearly two years.
Molner, 50, proposed to Couric, 56, at sunset on the beach in East Hampton, N.Y., according to People magazine, which said he popped for a "spectacular" diamond...
| Sep 5, 2013
Headlines for Thursday, September 5, 2013
ROGER WATERS: One Wall He Does Not Want to Tear Down
Roger Waters took his production of Pink Floyd's The Wall to Berlin, Germany last night, and on Tuesday he joined a protest to protect one of the last...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 8:56 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Coping with advanced cancer, Bev Veals was in the hospital for chemo this summer when she got a call that her health plan was shutting down. Then, the substitute insurance she was offered wanted her to pay up to $3,125, on top of...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
As employers search for ways to lower their health care costs, they're encouraging employees to sign up for a high-deductible health insurance policy paired with a health savings account.
An HSA gives you a triple tax break: Your contributions are...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Long Island Medium Season 4 episode “Bouffants and Bingo,” original airdate 6/16/2013, finds Theresa at the local salon and at the Hicksville Boys and Girls Club. It's all about hair and nails for Long Island Medium Theresa Caputo in the...