| Oct 3, 2012
| 2:46 PM
The nation's largest cancer center is launching a massive "moonshot" effort against eight specific forms of the disease, similar to the all-out push for space exploration 50 years ago.
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston expects...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 12:15 AM
“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.”
That old English proverb was a recurring theme at least week’s Republican National Convention, where ideological leadership was...
| Sep 9, 2012
It's a notion ingrained early: September, the start of the traditional school year, is a time to start over. For the nonstudent, that may mean cleaning out your closets, enrolling in an exercise class or recommitting to New Year's resolutions. It's also a...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 10:52 AM
John welcomed Susan Steele, founder of Skin of Steel to the show. She is working on establishing a national melanoma tissue bank with Chicago as one of 5 sites. Learn more about the organization and tonight's event by visiting http://skinofsteel.org/.
| Oct 18, 2012
| 1:30 PM
BERRIEN COUNTY – The Berrien County law enforcement community is mourning a loss today.
Deputy Mike Moore died Wednesday at home surrounded by family after a three-year battle with cancer.
Moore worked as a sheriff's deputy for 13 years and was...
| Sep 13, 2012
The war on cancer is poised to enter a new phase that promises more precise treatments, fewer side effects and, most of all, more survivors.
And none too soon. Although death rates from many cancers have slowly but steadily declined over the decades,...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 3:29 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The 70,000 surviving firefighters, police officers and other first responders who raced to the World Trade Center after the attacks of September 11, 2001 will be entitled to free monitoring and treatment for some 50 forms of cancer....
| Oct 24, 2012
| 4:39 AM
Fall is filled with pumpkin-infused treats from lattes to cookies, but unfortunately many are packed with more added sugar than any bit of pumpkin! So for those of you who crave the pumpkin spice goodies of the season, we’ve got the Skinny on 5...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 1:07 PM
The family of Former Kentwood Mayor Richard Root announced his funeral arrangements shortly after 4 p.m. Saturday afternoon.
Visitation is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday and from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Matthysse Kuiper DeGraaf Chapel at...
| May 30, 2012
| 2:17 PM
Skin cancer victims who ascribe their maladies to tanning salons convinced a panel of Chicago aldermen Wednesday to bar tanning facilities from letting people under age 18 use their equipment, even if the minors have the permission of a parent or...
| May 31, 2012
Skin cancer victims who ascribe their maladies to tanning salons persuaded a panel of Chicago aldermen Wednesday to bar tanning facilities from letting people younger than 18 use their equipment, even if the minors have the permission of a parent or...
| May 31, 2012
| 12:49 AM
Empire State Building Goes Green
Empire State Building owner Tony Malkin and Johnson Controls Vice President Clay Nesler talk about how the iconic landmark was transformed into an energy-efficient skyscraper. They also talk about how the retrofit of...