| 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...
| Mar 5, 2010
Cancer rates are "significantly elevated" in Crestwood, according to a new state report that focuses on a south suburb where residents unwittingly drank contaminated water for more than two decades.
Prompted by a Tribune investigation that revealed the...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 5:45 PM
Behind Chris Doyle, a heater pumped warm air into his Boonsboro greenhouse as a storm chilled the region with cold rain.
A potpourri of pine, fir and cedar wafted from the collection of lush wreaths of freshly cut evergreens spread throughout the...