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Breast Cancer

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  • Private patient advocates a growing, yet costly, trend in health care

    Private patient advocates a growing, yet costly, trend in health care
    Barbara Salata was anxious, couldn't sleep and told her family it felt like she was having a heart attack. The 77-year-old Libertyville woman would forget things and generally "wasn't the mom that we knew," said her son, Bob Salata Jr. Despite a sleep...
  • Broward County Calendar

      Through Monday, May 4 Exhibit: "Visual Concerto" Weston Art Guild The art exhibit features work from the Weston Art Guild. City of Pembroke Pines Glass Gallery, 10100 Pines Blvd. 954-961-6067 or http://www.ppines.com/glassgallery Thursday,...
  • Former San Diego Mayor Maureen O'Connor has cancer surgery

    Former San Diego Mayor Maureen O'Connor has cancer surgery
    Former San Diego Mayor Maureen O'Connor is recuperating from surgery to remove a cancerous lesion in her breast. O'Connor, 68, underwent a single mastectomy Wednesday at the Breast Health Center at the Sharp Memorial Outpatient Pavilion, part of the...
  • Q&A with the winners: What makes a great workplace?

    Q&A with the winners: What makes a great workplace?
    South Florida's Top Workplaces stand out because of the way they treat employees. We asked the leaders the three No. 1 employers to discuss management, hiring, training and community work. The three are Bob Denison, founder of Denison Yachts in Dania...
  • The Rotary Club celebrates 75 years

    Members of the Rotary Club of Manchester were dressed in their best on April 18 to celebrate the club's 75th anniversary. The Rotary Club is the oldest service club in the world, said its President Ed Firestone. "It's an honor to have [the 75th...
  • Redbox founder Gregg Kaplan joins Pritzker Group

     Redbox founder Gregg Kaplan joins Pritzker Group
    Redbox founder and former CEO Gregg Kaplan has joined J.B. and Tony Pritzker's investment firm as an operating partner after a two-year absence from the workforce following his wife's passing from breast cancer. "On a pretty regular basis my kids...
  • Hospitals shouldn't keep infection outbreaks secret

    To the editor: It is outrageous that hospitals are not required to make public disclosures of infection outbreaks. ("A veil of secrecy shields hospitals where outbreaks occur," April 18) Some countries or jurisdictions, including some areas of the U.S.,...
  • Read On: Dying is way past the epidemic stage

    Read On: Dying is way past the epidemic stage
    I think it probably hit me while I was reading a post from a Facebook friend who shared that she'd been away from social media for a while because, well, her gallbladder had burst a few weeks before, she'd been rushed into surgery — and she would...
  • Vicki A. Margolis

    Vicki A. Margolis
    Vicki A. Margolis, a corporate attorney who also performed leading roles in local theater, died of breast cancer April 13 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Quarry Lake resident was 50. Born in Cleveland, she was the daughter of Burt Margolis,...
  • H.B. barber offers price cut to encourage testicular exams

    H.B. barber offers price cut to encourage testicular exams
    It seems like every weekend there's a charity event raising awareness of issues such as Alzheimer's disease, autism and various types of cancer. However, a Huntington Beach barber thinks more should be done about testicular cancer. "Guys are too manly...
  • 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,...