| May 28, 2012
| 9:36 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a new study from Denmark, people who had taken aspirin, ibuprofen and related painkillers -- especially at high doses and for years at a time -- were less likely to get skin cancer, compared to those who rarely used those...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 6:29 PM
PHILADELPHIA — It's a good news, bad news scenario.
Let's get the bad news out of the way first.
Few players are as familiar with the challenges of moving from second base to third base as Placido Polanco.
The 14-year veteran has won Gold...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 6:53 PM
When Selena Doyle’s mammogram test results came back inconclusive last August, she first thought she would just have to take the test again.
“The year before, my mom’s test came back inconclusive, so I thought no big deal....,”...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 1:05 AM
What makes life fun and interesting? That is easy to answer: the people in your life who stimulate you and make for a wonderful life.
Most of us would not trade our zany families for any others in the world. We tolerate their crazy and sometimes...
| Jun 27, 2012
How much money should be spent to prolong a life?
That's what Amanda Bennett, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist set out to determine following her husband's death from a rare kidney cancer in 2007. Bennett's new book, "The Cost of Hope" (Random House)...
| Jun 28, 2012
Barry Becher, 71, a marketing mastermind and infomercial pioneer best known for bringing Ginsu knives to the American public, died Friday at a hospital in West Palm Beach, Fla., of complications from surgery and kidney cancer, his family said.
| Jun 30, 2012
Actress worked with Lucille Ball
Doris Singleton, 92, an actress best known for playing Lucy's friend Caroline Appleby on the classic TV comedy "I Love Lucy," died Tuesday in Los Angeles of complications from cancer, according to her...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 7:01 PM
The Penn State football team pushed ahead Friday, making strides at Friday's Lift for Life event.
Lift for Life raises thousands of dollars each year for kidney cancer awareness and research.
Thursday's release of the Freeh Report marked another dark...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 5:03 AM
Sauk Village officials are working on an emergency plan and might provide residents with bottled water in response to a report that says the well water in the small south suburb is contaminated, the mayor said Tuesday night.
About 250 residents...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 10:52 PM
CALEXICO — Gabby Gasca-Zuno was shocked when she found out her then 2-year-old son was diagnosed with a form of kidney cancer in 2008.
He went through chemotherapy and radiation and is in remission at age 6.
“You never expect anything...
| Apr 15, 2012
| 11:13 PM
CALEXICO — After spending more than 26 hours setting up, fighting the weather and walking Siria Hurtado was ready to go home and sleep.
Each member of her team Calderon switched off walking throughout the 24-hour relay period, and she estimated...
| Apr 26, 2012
Celebrity hairstylist Martino Cartier's charity "Friends are By Your Side" is helping thousands of cancer patients get free wigs when other charities are turning them down. Eleven-year-old Kiki Stefani is from outside Philadelphia, who is the perfect...