| Jun 18, 2013
| 4:33 PM
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Jennifer “Jennie” Manning was born at Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach on June 12, 1956, to William and Kay Manning of Costa Mesa. She attended Estancia High School, where she contributed to an...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 12:54 PM
Ovarian cancer can be a death sentence for many women. It is difficult to treat and often goes undetected until the late stages when it has spread to other organs in the pelvis and abdomen.
Actress Angelina Jolie has reportedly decided to have her...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 6:31 PM
Researchers hailed the Supreme Court ruling Wednesday that bans the patenting of human DNA, saying it would expand access to genetic testing for disease at lower cost to patients.
In a unanimous decision, the justices said Myriad Genetics did not have...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 1:05 AM
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that naturally occurring human genes may not be patented, potentially opening up commercial and scientific terrain to more freewheeling exploration.
In a unanimous decision that is a mixed bag for the...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 4:00 AM
More than 600 people signed up this year to take part in the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life of Washington County, a fundraising event that began Friday afternoon and was scheduled to extend into the morning hours Saturday.
| Jun 27, 2013
| 8:10 AM
Nina, a resident of East Baltimore, celebrated her 41st birthday last Sunday. Surrounded by family and friends, she struggled for breath to extinguish the candles on her cake. Two years ago Nina was diagnosed with breast cancer. Genetic testing and...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 1:48 PM
HARRISON, Ark. – Actress Angelina Jolie put a name to a serious, often deadly illness. BRCA is a genetic mutation that can lead to multiple types of cancer in both women and men.
A U.S. Supreme Court ruling in mid-June will help many families be...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 5:06 PM
Hayley Petenbrink, a recent Meyersdale Area High School graduate, knows the sorrow cancer can bring. The disease has struck her family more than once and ovarian cancer took away her grandmother.
She said she’s determined to fight back.
| Jan 14, 2013
| 4:32 PM
"I've been blessed to have the opportunity to do some amazing things in my life, but being a mom is second to none," pregnant Shannon Miller says in a statement....
| Jan 10, 2013
After the births of her first two children, Charmaine Sharkey's neighborhood hospital gave her cans of baby formula and sent her on her way.
But Sharkey tried something different when her youngest, Dynasty, was born six months ago. The 28-year-old...