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Breast Cancer

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  • Try this 'throwback' lunch for health nostalgia

    whatdoctorsknow.com From NFL football uniforms to children's toys, "throwbacks" are in these days. Why not try a food throwback? If we could go back in time, we probably wouldn't use lard as our grandparents did, or dump cuploads of sugar into water for...
  • For Southern lesbians, a looking away

    For Southern lesbians, a looking away
    Kay Emfinger and her new wife, Shannon, sliced into a thick chocolate cake outside Jefferson County Courthouse in Birmingham on Feb. 9, and admired their small table spread: a rose bouquet, glass flutes, freshly popped champagne. A scattering of friends,...
  • Music and comedy best bets for April 25

    Music and comedy best bets for April 25
    Music Steve Aoki: One of Top 10 DJs in the world, from "DJ Magazine," brings his EDM sound to South Florida. Also a house musician, record producer and music executive, Aoki is best known for his Grammy-nominated "Wonderland" release. Opening is Kat...
  • Relationships: Keep moving to keep enjoying life

    If you lead a sedentary lifestyle and don't go out much, it can cause you to feel down. Maybe you want to avoid people, so going to the gym isn't that appealing, or maybe there just isn't anyone to play kickball with anymore. So what do you do with...
  • Roche sales up 3 percent amid demand for breast cancer drugs

    Breast cancer drugs such as Herceptin as well as new uses for multi-cancer drug Avastin helped Swiss pharmaceutical firm Roche grow sales by 3 percent during the first quarter. Group sales rose 3 percent to 11.83 billion Swiss francs ($12.30 billion)....
  • Joan Lunden to speak in Norfolk on Sunday; free and open to the public

    Joan Lunden to speak in Norfolk on Sunday; free and open to the public
    Jewish Family Service of Tidewater presents Joan Lunden: My Journey on Sunday, April 26, at 2 p.m. at Norfolk Academy, 1585 Wesleyan Drive, Norfolk. The event is free and open to the public, but pre-registration is required; go to http://tinyurl.com/...
  • U.S. Task Force retains its recommendation for fewer mammograms; public comment invited

    U.S. Task Force retains its recommendation for fewer mammograms; public comment invited
    Advocates of annual mammography screening for the early detection of breast cancer took a blow with the issuance of new draft guidelines by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force on Tuesday. The task force, which issues preventive guidelines for a...
  • To find breast cancer, more mammograms aren't better, expert panel says

    To find breast cancer, more mammograms aren't better, expert panel says
    Despite years of controversy over the best way to screen women for breast cancer, an expert panel convened by the federal government is standing by its controversial recommendation that most women should get mammograms only once every two years, and...
  • Task force: Mammograms in 40s a choice, but don't skip at 50

    Women should get a mammogram every two years starting at age 50 — and while routine screening brings little benefit in the 40s, beginning it that early should be a personal choice, a government task force said Monday. Also, there's not enough...
  • Humor with heart

    Humor with heart
    From headlining comedy clubs and appearing at festivals like Just for Laughs to being on the Oprah Winfrey Network reality series "My Life Is a Joke," Patti Vasquez has been busy. Her WGN-AM (720) show airs from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. Mondays to Fridays, and...
  • Schumann, Sibelius, Neruda Songs highlight ASO's season finale

    For its final concert of the 2014-2015 season, the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra will perform works by three composers from different eras: •From the 19th century, Robert Schumann is represented by his evocative Manfred Overture. •The early...