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  • Guide to Lehigh Valley holiday craft shows

    It's fun and interesting to search for handmade gifts at local holiday craft shows. And there are plenty of craft shows to keep you busy, from the German-style Christkindlmarkt in Bethlehem to the Hidden Treasures Artisans Studio Tour. Some are also...
  • Mount Dora mayor carries on quietly, courageously during cancer battle

    There's Mount Dora Mayor Cathy Hoechst at food-truck night. There she is chattering away about how cool it is that TJ Maxx and Ross Dress for Less are coming to town. Now she's handing out awards to third-graders who named the city's two new police dogs....
  • Health Department reaches out to women at risk of breast cancer

    Health Department reaches out to women at risk of breast cancer
    When President Barack Obama kicked off his re-election campaign in 2012, his analytical staff handed him a priceless gift — the names of about 67 million voters who had most likely voted for him. Using the same analytic tools, a company founded by...
  • Social Scene: Strides made for breast cancer raises more than $164K

    Social Scene: Strides made for breast cancer raises more than $164K
    This year's Peninsula Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk was held on Oct. 11 at The Mariners' Museum in Newport News. Despite the rain before the walk that morning, an estimated 3,000 people turned out to help raise awareness and show support for...
  • Medicare Costs For Breast Cancer Screenings Soar, But Benefits Remain Unclear

     Medicare Costs For Breast Cancer Screenings Soar, But Benefits Remain Unclear
    Medicare-funded breast cancer screenings jumped 44 percent from $666 million to $962 million from 2001 to 2009, yet those added costs did not improve early detection rates among the 65 and older Medicare population, according to a Yale School of...
  • Comedian Tig Notaro cancels two shows due to hospitalization

    Comedian Tig Notaro cancels two shows due to hospitalization
    Comedian Tig Notaro has canceled two of her shows due to an undisclosed medical emergency. According to the performer's Facebook page, her Boston show on Saturday and her Denver show slated for Sunday were rescheduled "due to an unforeseen...
  • Grandmother checks writing children's book off bucket list

    After being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005, Boynton Beach resident Pam Norris, 59, put together a bucket list and set out to fulfill her delayed desires. Along with desires to go ziplining, take a cruise to Alaska and visit Australia, since she...
  • Declining in older adults, colorectal cancer jumps in the young

    New diagnoses of colorectal cancers, which have been on the decline for years among those over 50, are increasing "exponentially" among those between the ages of 20 and 49, new research has found. By the year 2030, the rate of new diagnoses among the...
  • Doris Italian Market hosting fundraiser Nov. 14

    Doris Italian Market hosting fundraiser Nov. 14
    Doris Italian Market & Bakery in Coral Springs is planning a food and wine tasting Friday night to benefit the Lisa Boccard Breast Cancer Fund. Admission to the Thanksgiving Food & Wine Tasting event costs $29.95 and includes a $10 store credit. A...
  • City unveils boathouse plan for Bridgeport

     City unveils boathouse plan for Bridgeport
    The architecture world applauded when Mayor Rahm Emanuel dedicated a striking, Jeanne Gang-designed boathouse on Chicago's North Side last year. But the project raised a troubling social equity question: When would the mayor make good on his promise to...
  • Investigator using experience in cancer battle

    Investigator using experience in cancer battle
    While undergoing breast cancer treatment, Fort Lauderdale resident Jean Mignolet felt her life as a private investigator would pay off. In fact, she used her experience to help navigate the maze of insurance companies and medical tests. After her...