| May 22, 2012
| 5:31 PM
Colon cancer -- it's the disease that took the life of Robin Gibb. It is a preventable disease, yet many shy away from the screening. One local woman fighting advanced colon cancer herself has another mission -- to show you how to survive.
It was a great...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 12:47 PM
Dear Pharmacist: I ate like a hog over the holiday, and it was wonderful! To spare my guilt, are there any benefits to holiday foods and spices? — D.E., Orlando
Dear D.E.: All those delicious spices have numerous medicinal benefits. Nutmeg can ease...
| Jan 2, 2013
For Ellie and Jeremy Forman, getting married involved much more than walking down the aisle in fancy garb and saying their "I do's" in front of family and friends this past July.
Jeremy, 34, an entrepreneur, and Ellie, 29, a community relations...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 8:27 AM
Each year, 22,000 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer; difficult to detect in the early stages, it has a high mortality rate -- 14,000 die each year and there has been no improvement in the rate in 30 years.
On Sept. 10, the U.S. Preventive Services...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 6:04 AM
Actress Kathy Bates is recovering after having a double mastectomy, a publicist confirmed Wednesday.
Bates, nominated for an Emmy for her lead role in the TV drama series "Harry's Law," was diagnosed with breast cancer two months ago, the actress...
| Sep 18, 2012
Changing a lightbulb in your own place is one thing. Try doing it 1,500 feet in the sky while standing on the roof of the tallest building in North America with only your own balance and wits keeping you on solid ground.
It's all in a day's work for...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 3:02 PM
As Mike and Maura Sudik made their way through the autograph line at this year's Community Day Wednesday, an important member of their family was not with them.
"It is special for us to be here this time," said Mike Sudik. "In memory of Theresa."...
| May 30, 2012
As symptoms of menopause sneak up on her, Sue Cunningham turns to her older sister for advice on what to expect next. "Now, it's night sweats at 3:15 a.m. Exactly. Every night," said the 45-year-old Pilates instructor from Chicago.
Like many women,...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 1:10 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - Scientists have completed a major analysis of the genetics of breast cancer and find four major classes of the disease. They hope their work will lead to more effective treatments.
The new findings offer hints that one type of...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 8:59 AM
We've all put our foot in our mouth at some point, saying something we wish we could take back. Luckily we're not on a live television show.
Kathie Gifford wasn't so lucky when she made the ultimate fool of herself asking Martin Short about his long time...
| Sep 26, 2012
Telicia Gardner, of Chicago, plans to breast-feed her son, Josiah Neal, until he is a year old — for several reasons.
"It's healthier for the baby, cheaper than buying formula and it's helping me lose weight," said Gardner, who delivered on June...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 6:10 PM
As symptoms of menopause sneak up on her, Sue Cunningham turns to her older sister for advice on what to expect next. "Now, it's night sweats at 3:15 a.m. Exactly. Every night," said the 45-year-old Pilates instructor.
Like many women, though, she...