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Breast Cancer

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  • Alternative options not quite ready to shine on prime time: Front Burner

    The short answer to the question, "Can alternative energy replace fossil fuels?" is yes. Someday, alternative sources will replace fossil fuels as our primary sources of energy, but that day is not today, and it is unlikely to happen any time in the...
  • Barbara J. Smith-Cox, radio news director

    Barbara J. Smith-Cox, radio news director
    Barbara J. Smith-Cox, news director of WNAV-AM in Annapolis who established a local chapter of Sisters Network, an African-American breast cancer survivors group, died of a cardiac arrest Nov. 14 at her Arnold home. She was 55. "I am greatly saddened by...
  • Carefully consider treatment options when diagnosed with early stage breast cancer

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I just found out I have stage I breast cancer, and I'm trying to decide on the kind of surgery I'll have. My doctor says I could have either a mastectomy or a lumpectomy. I'm leaning toward a lumpectomy. But how do you know if a...
  • Most heavy drinkers are not alcoholics, U.S. study finds

    ATLANTA (Reuters) - Contrary to popular opinion, only 10 percent of U.S. adults who drink too much are alcoholics, according to a federal study released on Thursday, a finding that could have implications for reducing consumption of beer, wine and liquor....
  • Japan's 2011 earthquake and nuclear disaster still fracturing families

    When the massive magnitude 9 earthquake rumbled through Fukushima prefecture in March 2011, it swelled the seas and shook the earth. But long after the ground stopped trembling, the disaster has continued to fracture families like that of Yoshinobu...
  • With gene mutations, second breast cancer risk rises over time

    (Reuters Health) – Women who are genetically susceptible to breast cancer and develop it in one breast are at higher than average risk for a tumor in the other breast, and that risk may increase as time goes on, according to a new analysis....
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Flu shots and nasal spray Free seasonal flu shots and nasal spray are available by appointment at the health department's Glen Burnie Health Center, 416 A Street, S.W. Glen Burnie 410-222-6633 and Parole Health Center, 1950 Drew Street, Annapolis, 410-...
  • Howard County health digest

    Screenings •The county Health Department's North Laurel Community Health Center, 9411 Whiskey Bottom Road, offers HIV/AIDS testing from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays and Fridays, and from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. by appointment. Call 410-313-0630. Also, the...
  • Doctors stumped as more breast cancer patients remove healthy breasts

    Doctors stumped as more breast cancer patients remove healthy breasts
    Evidence is mounting that too many women with early-stage breast cancer are opting for mastectomies instead of having breast-conserving surgeries that offer the same odds of survival. A new analysis of more than 1.2 million breast cancer patients in the...
  • Chris Hemsworth is named sexiest man alive; Ryan Gosling doesn't care

    People this week named Australian actor Chris Hemsworth ("Thor," "The Avengers," "Snow White and the Huntsman") the sexiest man alive. Leading the Wrap to ponder, why hasn't Ryan Gosling ever been crowned? Because Gosling doesn't want it, sources say....
  • Cancer Support Community of the Greater Lehigh Valley receives donation, and other company news

    Cancer Support Community of the Greater Lehigh Valley receives donation, and other company news
    Cancer Support Community receives donation The Cancer Support Community of the Greater Lehigh Valley recently received a $2,000 donation from Mass Mutual Financial Group. The grant is designated for breast cancer programs that are offered at the...