| Nov 11, 2013
| 5:22 AM
Amy Robach of ABC News revealed Monday morning on "Good Morning America" that she has breast cancer.
On Oct. 1, she had a mammogram on the morning program.
"ABC News saved my life," she said.
"You saved your life," said "GMA" anchor Robin Roberts, a...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 3:58 PM
The city's top medical official Tuesday defended Mayor Rahm Emanuel's effort to boost the city cigarette tax by describing the proposal as a public health initiative rather than a way to raise new revenue.
The city's top medical official Tuesday...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Laurel Regional Hospital officials are in the development stage of a major project that focuses on tackling women's health issues in a big way. According to hospital officials, they hope to soon open a one-stop facility, separate from the main building,...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 1:08 PM
For Lisa Early, getting a mammogram at age 40 was just a casual thought, and she didn't follow through.
Years passed, and the thought became a whisper. Eventually it turned into a throbbing yell when she started seeing less than subtle signs from the...
| Nov 12, 2013
It was by chance that Katherine Gorski discovered she had breast cancer.
The Lemont resident was scratching an itch when she felt a bump.
Gorski scheduled a mammogram, but the test showed nothing. A subsequent ultrasound showed the mass, at the time...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Obamacare = Prenatal and Mammogram Screenings for YOUNG MEN — FINALLY!
Hopefully, you now understand why I have devoted about a dozen of my Sunday columns to the train wreck widely known as Obamacare. From the beginning, this mega combination of...
| Oct 31, 2013
Chinese cultural tradition has long held that illnesses are to be treated after they become present, but many Asian-Americans have been heeding advice about preventive health care measures like breast cancer screenings.
The Xilin Asian Community Center...
| Nov 5, 2013
When President Barack Obama last week defended his signature Affordable Care Act by claiming that he is ridding America of "substandard health insurance" policies, he left the impression that schlock insurers were scamming millions of Americans.
| Sep 25, 2013
| 5:13 PM
As a full-time student and single mother of five, Theclia Holloway had little time to spare for a mammogram. So she put it off for two years, and when the doctor called her in for more extensive tests after the mammogram, she was in the midst of midterms,...
| Sep 21, 2013
Breast cancer screening, known as mammography, has a new tool to provide clearer, more accurate diagnoses.
While conventional mammography creates a two-dimensional image of the breast, much like an X-ray, 3-D technology allows radiologists to view the...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 11:37 AM
WFTV-Channel 9 anchor Vanessa Echols, a breast-cancer survivor, is literally on the bus to promote mammograms.
Her face decorates Florida Hospital's Mobile Health Coach, which encourages the fight against breast cancer with new urgency and ease.