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  • Pitfalls emerge in health insurance renewals

    WASHINGTON For the 8 million people who persevered through all the technical travails in the new health insurance exchanges and managed to sign up for coverage in 2014, their policies will probably automatically renew come November when open enrollment...
  • Robin Williams spread joy off-screen through charity work

    In addition to his memorable roles on screen, the late Robin Williams also won people’s hearts through his charity work. The 63-year-old, who died on Monday of an apparent suicide, was known for his charity work at organizations such as Comic...
  • Lance Armstrong says he is bored, agitated without competitive cycling

    Lance Armstrong says he is bored, agitated without competitive cycling
    Banned from all competition, Lance Armstrong says he often feels bored and agitated, and that he sometimes receives money from extremely wealthy people who pay to race him. Armstrong talks about life without competitive cycling in the August issue of...
  • 'Tune-In' to Glioblastoma during Brain Cancer Awareness Month

    (BPT) - Interested in using social media for a good cause? Look no further. In recognition of Brain Cancer Awareness Month this May, Twitter users everywhere can support glioblastoma (GBM) patients through the Tune-In to GBM campaign by tweeting the...
  • Wendy Chioji takes surviving to new heights

    Wendy Chioji takes surviving to new heights
    Wendy Chioji, you just climbed Mount Kilimanjaro. What will you do for an encore? "I am training for a June Ironman and a July climb of Mount Fuji with my dad," the former WESH-Channel 2 anchor says. Oh, and she's hosting another "Surviving &...
  • Wendy Chioji climbing Mount Kilimanjaro

    Wendy Chioji climbing Mount Kilimanjaro
    The indefatigable Wendy Chioji is on her latest adventure: climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa. The former WESH-Channel 2 anchor is on the mountain as I write this Tuesday afternoon. One of the men on the expedition is wearing a GPS device. "From...
  • The trek of their lives

    The trek of their lives
    They had no training in how to survive in the wilderness — they had never even gone camping — but that didn't stop Michael Ross, George Crawford and Drew Babcock from walking across the United States. Ross and Crawford started the journey in...
  • Armstrong Severs Ties with Livestrong Foundation

    Armstrong Severs Ties with Livestrong Foundation
    Lance Armstrong has quit the board of his namesake foundation -- the latest fallout from allegations of doping that brought about the cycling icon's epic downfall. He chose to resign from the Lance Armstrong Foundation -- known by the name Livestrong --...
  • Will Lance Armstrong Attempt Daunting Climb From Disgrace?

    Will Lance Armstrong Attempt Daunting Climb From Disgrace?
    Give disgraced bicyclist Lance Armstrong this much credit: Last week, when TV host Oprah Winfrey asked him, point-blank, "In all seven of your Tour de France victories, did you ever take banned substances or blood dope?" he answered, with a nod, "yes."...
  • Nike breaks ties with Livestrong months after Armstrong split

    Nike breaks ties with Livestrong months after Armstrong split
    A few months after severing its relationship to tainted cyclist Lance Armstrong, athletics gear giant Nike has dissolved its ties to Livestrong Foundation, the cancer charity he founded in 1997. In a statement Tuesday, officials at Livestrong –...
  • Elizabeth Taylor's first wedding dress to be sold at auction

    Elizabeth Taylor's first wedding dress to be sold at auction
    Elizabeth Taylor's first wedding dress -- the one she wore as an 18-year-old when she married Conrad Hilton Jr. in 1950 -- is slated to be sold at auction at Christie's in London on June 26. The gown, a gift to Taylor from MGM and designed by costume...
  • Study: Can Exercise Weaken A Tumor Or Slow Its Growth?

    Could exercise and mindfulness slow the growth of breast cancer tumors? A study by Yale's medical and public health schools now under way in partnership with the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute aims to answer that question. Researchers at the Breast Center...