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Breast Cancer

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  • Under Armour to give $10 million to Hopkins for breast-health center

    Under Armour to give $10 million to Hopkins for breast-health center
    Under Armour will give $10 million to the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins Hospital to create the Under Armour LiveWell Center, marking the Baltimore-based sports brand's largest gift ever to any group. Part of Under Armour's...
  • Hospital tech falsified 1K mammogram results

    Hospital tech falsified 1K mammogram results
    A former Georgia hospital technician was sentenced to six months in a probation center after she was convicted of falsifying nearly 1,300 mammogram results, according to the Associated Press. Ten of those women ended up having cancer despite being given...
  • Elton John, Elizabeth Hurley attend Hot Pink Party fundraiser

    Many guests wore some form of pink -- in the form of a tiny pocket square if not a floor-length gown -- to the Hot Pink Party at the Waldorf Astoria in NYC on Monday night. Elizabeth Hurley hosted, and Sir Elton John and Sara Bareilles performed at the...
  • Review: 'Decoding Annie Parker' ★★★

    Review: 'Decoding Annie Parker' ★★&#9733
    It's easy to forget the dark ages — when women died by the thousands and the male-dominated medical profession didn't react with alarm and purpose in trying to figure out why, when geneticists wouldn't roll up their sleeves to tackle something...
  • Readers come to aid of woman profiled in healthcare article

    Readers come to aid of woman profiled in healthcare article
    Never underestimate the power of caring readers. Two weeks ago, staff writer Soumya Karlamangla introduced Los Angeles Times readers to Barbara Garnaus, a Laguna Woods resident who bought health insurance under Obamacare but who is struggling to...
  • Review: 'Decoding Annie Parker' traces discovery of breast cancer gene

    "Decoding Annie Parker," starring Samantha Morton and Helen Hunt, traces the discovery of the breast cancer gene through the lives of two women — one who carries it, one who uncovers it. Based on two true stories, this modest indie with major...
  • Lunafest spotlights players — and filmmakers — who've got game

    Lunafest spotlights players — and filmmakers — who've got game
    Angela Alford spent three months, silently, on the sidelines. The former professional athlete, who is 6-foot-5 and played for Vanderbilt University and USA Basketball in the 1990s, had a hard time believing the scene unfolding in front of her. A...
  • Biz News: Uniqlo to open Sept. 3 at South Coast Plaza

    Japanese apparel brand Uniqlo will open its first Southern California stores this fall, including one at South Coast Plaza on Sept. 3. The chain will hire several hundred employees to run the new locations, which include Los Cerritos Center, the...
  • Losing a mother early shapes a woman's emotional terrain for life

    Mother's Day is a week away and my daughters are casting about for gift ideas. But the one thing I want most — this and every year — is something they can't conjure up and Amazon can't deliver. I'd like my mother to pay a visit, sit with...
  • Memory moves mother, son to run Maryland Half Marathon in Maple Lawn

    For 10 years Sandy Thomas had been running a 2-mile circuit most mornings around her North Laurel neighborhood of Hammond Village to stay physically fit, but in 2006 life handed her a detour. Her husband, Jim, died that year from skin cancer, and the...
  • Cigna: Disability Claims Increased For Obesity, Skin Cancer, Spinal Disc Surgery

    Cigna Corp. analyzed 20 years of short-term-disability claims and found sharp increases in the number of workers treated for obesity, skin cancer and spinal-disc surgery that resulted in needed time off from their jobs. The Bloomfield insurer analyzed 1....