| Jul 8, 2014
| 7:27 PM
The next generation is taking over at the Stellar Construction "Catch A Rising Star" Basketball Showcase.
Tournament director Glen Klein, lead sponsor Tony Stellar and staff stalwarts such as Bob Wootsick and John Hrebik, all have their children...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 5:53 PM
Several times a year, Lurie Children’s Hospital sends a family dealing with a child’s cancer diagnosis to a Wisconsin camp where they can spend the weekend reading, cooking, hiking nature trails and otherwise unwinding from lives normally...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 8:51 AM
Megan Sugg stood proud in a cap and gown as she heard her high school principal recite a graduation speech.
The Glen Burnie High School student’s family was there to witness her receive a certificate. They cheered as she moved her tassel from...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 8:08 PM
Ellen Noble frequents the Mekhong Thai restaurant in Kennebunkport, Maine for two reasons.
First, the 18 year old loves the food. Second, she runs into former President George H. W. Bush.
"You never know whom you might see," she said.
| Jul 30, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The first time Lauren Marlotte and her fiancé Darnell Smith rode their bikes 100 miles, they trekked from Santa Barbara to Ojai to Ventura and back, ran out of water and followed a path that partially runs along the shoulder of a freeway.
| Jul 23, 2014
| 2:30 AM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I recently read about a new screening test for colon cancer that uses a stool sample to detect cancer. How soon will this be available to the public? Is the test reliable enough to replace a colonoscopy?
ANSWER: The new test you heard...
| May 24, 2014
This weekend is the unofficial start of summer, and I wish everyone a safe and happy Memorial Day weekend.
As with many of our holidays, Memorial Day commemorates a significant event in our country's history. In the years following the Civil War,...
| May 21, 2014
| 6:55 PM
This Memorial Day will be marked by remembrances of fallen war heroes, but marred by the growing storm surrounding how ailing veterans are treated on their home soil.
The controversy started with allegations that a veterans hospital in Arizona faked...
| May 28, 2014
| 12:42 PM
Call it the "skin-in-the-game" argument: the notion that people will use medical care more sparingly -- and presumably more prudently -- if they have to pay a larger share of the costs out of their own pockets.
This is the idea behind health...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Reporter Amanda Evans has decided to leave News 13 to care for her husband, Joe Clark.
"This is the hardest and easiest decision at the same time," she told me Friday. "Balancing doctor's appointments, chemo and working full time just wasn't working....
| May 29, 2014
| 9:40 PM
He has no high-profile endorsements. His last name is often misspelled.
And many voters have no idea he's the guy who spoke publicly of inmate abuse and ordered up audits of jail brutality nearly two years before former Sheriff Lee Baca acknowledged...
| May 30, 2014
| 6:53 PM
Does ancestry determine disease risk? Can genetic testing really improve your health? Or does discovering a disease-causing mutation in your genome just give you something else to worry about?
Those are the questions I confront every day in my genetics...