CHICAGO (AP) — One of the world's most glamorous women had an operation that once was terribly disfiguring — removal of both breasts. But new approaches are dramatically changing breast surgeries, whether to treat cancer or to prevent it as Angelina Jolie just chose to do. As Jolie said, "th…
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For many folks this is the week of spring/Easter break. And if you are looking for — and even if you are not — a worthwhile activity to end your week, I have one for you.
VALPARAISO | The Drew family was having a great start to the 2013 calendar year long before the Valparaiso men’s basketball team earned a trip to the NCAA tournament.
MERRILLVILLE | A local and Wisconsin-based biotechnology company are merging efforts to develop a new, non-invasive way of identifying circulating cancer cells in human blood.
Pearl Pathways, a life sciences consulting firm, recently announced plans to expand its operations in Indianapolis. This decision serves as a clear reminder that biopharmaceutical research plays a vitally important role in the Indiana economy.
Window washer Nathan Welch wipes a Blackbird Cafe window during a foggy winter afternoon in Valparaiso.
HOBART | Hobart's Relay For Life is holding a team meeting at 6 p.m. on March 4 for those interested in participating in the June 14 event.
St. Patrick's Day is often an excuse to enjoy a little too much rich, calorie-heavy food. But there's no reason you can't enjoy celebrating with healthier food and drinks.
HOBART | This year's Relay For Life in Hobart is still months away, but committees are looking to recruit additional teams.
URSA, Ill. | Patrick Weppler paused, trying his best to explain his family's situation.
Leila and Patrick Weppler dress their 3-year-old son Jackson for bed at their home in Ursa, Ill. Jackson has a rare form of liver cancer and has a Brovaic line implanted to administer chemotherapy and medicine and also draw blood. Friends and the community are coordinating fundraising effort…
Leila Weppler spends a special moment with her 3-year-old son Jackson as she says good night at their home in Ursa, Ill. Jackson is battling a rare form of cancer that has covered 90 percent of his liver.
MUNSTER | Roz Varon, the traffic and transportation anchor for ABC television in Chicago, will be the guest speaker at the sixth annual Share the Love event Feb. 13 at the Center for Visual & Performing Arts in Munster, 1040 Ridge Road.
CROWN POINT | Osteosarcoma or bone cancer, as it is more commonly know, is a rare form of cancer that forms in the cells of bones. According to the American Cancer Society, this disease accounts for less that 2 percent of all cancers and approximately 2,900 new cases are diagnosed each year.…
INDIANAPOLIS | Chuck Pagano beat the traffic and a blizzard into work Wednesday morning — all in an effort to beat the Texans.
INDIANAPOLIS | Chuck Pagano stepped to the podium Monday, hugged his team owner, thanked his family for its support and wiped a tear from his eye.
Colts head coach Chuck Pagano wipes a tear during a news conference Monday in Indianapolis. Pagano returns to the team after undergoing successful leukemia treatment.
Colts head coach Chuck Pagano hugs his daughter Taylor Pagano following a news conference Monday in Indianapolis. Pagano returns to the team after undergoing successful leukemia treatment.
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