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Breast Cancer

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  • Test-cheating trial delayed for ill former Atlanta school chief

    ATLANTA (Reuters) - The trial for a former Atlanta school superintendent charged with conspiring to alter students' standardized test scores will be delayed indefinitely because she is too sick to attend, a judge ruled on Friday. An attorney for...
  • Surgical spell: Using hypnosis instead of anesthesia

    Bob Dick recently toughed his way through a 90-minute total knee replacement without the aid of anesthesia, choosing to stay awake through the chisel and the buzz of the electric saw. When he reached Duke University Hospital, in Durham, N.C., he...
  • Rubber Band Bracelets Bring Smiles, Hope To Cancer Patients

     Rubber Band Bracelets Bring Smiles, Hope To Cancer Patients
    HARTFORD — Although rubber band bracelets are a trend at their school, Keeley Joyal and Lindsay Masamery had more than fashion in mind when they started making the bracelets by the dozen. On Thursday, the two girls went to Hartford Hospital to...
  • Stand Up To Cancer special returns Sept. 5

    Stand Up To Cancer special returns Sept. 5
    The Stand Up To Cancer special will be back for the fourth time in September. Previous fund-raising events in 2008, 2010 and 2012 added millions to the fight against cancer, and the specials offer updates on the latest in cancer research. This year,...
  • United Arts awards community grants

    United Arts awards community grants
    United Arts of Central Florida has named the local recipients of more than $24,000 in its Artists in Communities Grants program. Recipients were drawn from 19 Central Florida applicants seeking funding for projects in the fields of literature, film...
  • Ancient dragon boating gives cancer survivors a workout

    Ancient dragon boating gives cancer survivors a workout
    If you've been in Portage Lakes State Park in Ohio recently you just might have spotted some dragons. Not the long-toothed Loch Ness kind that live under the sea, but dragon boats that glide across the water. Members of the Dragon Dream Team, all wearing...
  • Capsule reviews of feature films

    ALAN PARTRIDGE 2 1/2 stars. Steve Coogan imports his long-running stock comic character to the U.S. Partridge, a small-town British DJ, is a vainglorious twit. In this thin feature he gets caught up in a siege at his station that goes on far, far too...
  • 1 in 10 deaths among working-age adults alcohol related

    1 in 10 deaths among working-age adults alcohol related
    Excessive drinking accounts for 10 percent of deaths among working-age adults, making it the leading cause of preventable death of Americans, according to new research from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The alcohol use killed...
  • Bulletin Board

    Wednesday Art Cinema, classic to contemporary films, 4 and 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 27; Crest Theatre, Delray Beach Center for the Arts, Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave. Tonight, "The Godfather." Cost is $10. Visit DelrayArts.org or call...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Columbia Resident Earns American Cancer Society Summer Fellowship In Boston

    Andrea Clapp of Columbia, a recent Assumption College graduate, is spending this summer serving as a 2014 Alvan T., Viola D. Fuller- American Cancer Society Junior Research Fellow under the guidance of Dr. Sandra McAllister at Brigham and Women's Hospital...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Beach Jam For Breast Cancer

    Enjoy live music all day, while supporting a great cause, at the 6th annual "Beach Jam for Breast Cancer," sponsored by the Westbrook Elks Lodge #1784. The event will take place on Saturday, July 26, from 1-9 p.m., at the Elks Lodge, 142 Seaside Ave....