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To one generation, he is a salesman of opinions and pork chops. Ditka. To a previous generation, he was the only coach for the Bears. Ditka. And to another generation, he was the NFL's first great tight end, a player defenses had no answer for....
Arianna HuffingtonLast week, President Obama proposed an initiative to map the complete structure and activity of the brain. The so-called BRAIN project (Brain Research Through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies) would kick off next year with $100 million in funding...
The silence in room 401 created peace and serenity. Former Bears guard Revie Sorey suffered a massive stroke on March 25, 2012, leaving the once eloquent and enthusiastic community leader barely able to utter a word. I visited my rehabbing friend...
It was not a great area of town in which to be walking after dark. Her vulnerability seemed to be exacerbated by the fact that it was cold and she had no coat, and because she was using a walker that was weighed down by a few shopping bags. I spotted the...
First, a couple of definitions: Intermittent fasting is when you eat your regular, fairly sensible way, say five days a week, and then take in only about 600 calories a day for the remaining two days. Calorie restriction is living on fewer than the...
Neuroscientist Jill Bolte Taylor has always loved the brain’s complex beauty. But she developed an unexpectedly deep appreciation for her own in 1996 after a blood vessel ruptured and she suffered a massive stroke. The life-changing moment destroyed...
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Dear Amy: My father is in his 50s, and my sister and I are in our 20s. He has always been a loving, involved father — smart, witty, caring and a great provider — and also the angriest person we've ever known. His rages, which consist of...
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Arianna HuffingtonWe don't yet know what big challenge Hillary Clinton will take on next, but that she will bring her considerable talents to something big and worthwhile is not in question. Whether or not that challenge is trying to become the first woman president, she'...
As you begin to read this story about Fred Burkhart, Fred Burkhart may be dead. That's a shock, I know, but it is what it is. In August, Burkhart was told that the prostate cancer he has been living with and fighting for more than three years had...
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Arthur "Archie" Roberts played for the proverbial cup of coffee in the NFL. Roberts completed five of 10 passes for 11 yards, with one interception, as Bob Griese's backup with the Miami Dolphins in a blowout loss against the Kansas City Chiefs in 1967....
Dear Pharmacist: My brother suddenly developed seizures, at age 28, with no history. I'd like to learn why he suddenly got this, since he was so healthy until then. Today, he's on six medications! — J.P., Sacramento Dear J.P.: I haven't covered...
At the age of 73, Archbishop Daniel Buechlein announced his early retirement because of various health issues Wednesday. In 2008, Archbishop Buechlein battled Hodgkin's lymphoma. During that year, he had chemotherapy and radiation treatments. Then,...
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