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Breast Cancer

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  • Drugmaker Pfizer's 4Q profit plunges on lower sales, higher research, legal and other costs

    Pfizer Inc.'s fourth-quarter profit fell by half as worsening generic competition and unfavorable currency rates reduced sales, and higher research spending and legal costs also hurt the bottom line. The world's second-biggest drugmaker by revenue...
  • Valencia Isles team to walk in Race for the Cure

    Valencia Isles team to walk in Race for the Cure
    The biggest risk factors for breast cancer are being female and growing older. According to statistics provided by the Susan G. Komen Foundation, one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. With facts like these, it's no...
  • Trial in medical research scandal at Duke postponed

    DURHAM, N.C. A judge in Durham County Superior Court has postponed the first civil trial against Duke University by the estate of a patient who had enrolled in one of a trio of clinical cancer studies that were based on bogus science. The case is part of...
  • Former Steeler Jerome Bettis helps mom battle cancer

    Former Steelers great Jerome Bettis toted the football 3,479 times in his 13-year NFL career, earning every one of his 13,662 rushing yards, the sixth-best total in league history. He took hundreds, if not thousands, of brutal hits and was as durable as...
  • Analyst: Government seems to be making changes to protect consumer information on health site

    The Obama administration appears to be making broader changes to protect consumer information on the government's health insurance website, after objections from lawmakers and privacy advocates. The Associated Press reported last week that details such...
  • Government health care website quietly sharing personal data

    Government health care website quietly sharing personal data
    The government's health insurance website is quietly sending consumers' personal data to private companies that specialize in advertising and analyzing Internet data for performance and marketing, The Associated Press has learned. The scope of what is...
  • Obama administration scales back release of consumer data from health insurance website

    Bowing to privacy concerns, the Obama administration reversed itself Friday, scaling back the release of consumers' personal information from the government's health insurance website to private companies with a commercial interest in the data. The...
  • Cutting down on meat for health: More people are trying it

    Cutting down on meat for health: More people are trying it
    Former President Bill Clinton, whose voracious appetite was legendary, went vegan in 2010 to protect his health after heart surgery.  And while cutting out animal products is no guarantee of a healthful diet, research shows eating plant-based foods is...
  • In Layman Terms will donate proceeds from 'Won't Let It' to cancer charity

    In Layman Terms will donate proceeds from 'Won't Let It' to cancer charity
     I was with Logan and Cole Layman (a.k.a. In Layman Terms) on the windy October day at Jamestown Beach when they filmed the music video for their song "Won't Let It" - a rousing blues anthem in support of those battling cancer.  Logan, a 14-year-old...
  • Bonnet House reopens entrance

    Bonnet House reopens entrance
    More than 100 people celebrated the reopening of the Bonnet House Museum & Gardens' south entrance at the recent Roaring Twenties Soiree. The event featured ragtime jazz music, attendees in flapper girl attire and period costume, non-alcoholic...
  • Faulkner teams up with ACS to help fight breast cancer

      Almost everyone knows someone who’s been affected by breast cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, it’s one of the most common types of cancer among American women, and about one in eight women in the United States will...