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  • Study: Mammograms can find cancer at earlier stages in older women

    SEATTLE When a mammogram detects breast cancer in a woman age 75 or older, it's more likely to be early stage disease that can be treated less aggressively, according to a study of thousands of patients in a Seattle cancer registry. Dr. Henry Kaplan of...
  • 'Don't Look Down': Fundraisers Rappel Down Hilton Hartford

    'Don't Look Down': Fundraisers Rappel Down Hilton Hartford
    HARTFORD — Len Wolman knows there is no turning back. He's wrapped in a rappelling harness with a rope in hand. He's 22 stories up on the roof of the Hartford Hilton. And he's about to lean backward, over the edge. Gary Mendell, his friend for...
  • Cowboys' Brandon Carr back in his 'safe haven'

    OXNARD, Calif. Brandon Carr was back in his "safe haven," practicing with the Dallas Cowboys on Saturday as a member of the first-team defense. But life will never be the same for the 28-year-old cornerback, who spent two weeks by his mother's side as...
  • With God, we can face anything without being paralyzed by fear

    Q: My doctor just called to say I need to go back to the radiologist for another X-ray, because something suspicious showed up on the first one. But I can't face going back. I'm so frightened that I might have breast cancer. I know that's stupid, but I...
  • Steven Whitman, social epidemiologist, 1943-2014

     Steven Whitman, social epidemiologist, 1943-2014
    As a social epidemiologist, Steven Whitman documented differences in medical care based on race and income and used his findings to push for changes in public policy. "He had a passion for social justice and fairness, and that drove him in his life...
  • Williams testifies, says McDonnells were "a business relationship"

    Williams testifies, says McDonnells were "a business relationship"
    RICHMOND — The government's star witness against Bob and Maureen McDonnell took the stand Wednesday, detailing a lavish shopping afternoon with the former first lady and telling a jury that he wrote checks for the couple because he needed the...
  • Vanessa Echols: WFTV's morning champ

    Vanessa Echols: WFTV's morning champ
    When WFTV-Channel 9 decided to make Vanessa Echols a morning anchor in 1997, little did anyone realize it would turn out to be one of the smartest talent moves in the TV market's history. Time really has a way of sorting out these matters. Lauren...
  • Capsule reviews of feature films

    AND SO IT GOES 1 1/2 stars. Michael Douglas and Diane Keaton team for the first time in a wincingly sappy three-quarter-life rom-com about a Scrooge-like widower and a wifty lounge-singing widow and the unexpected appearance of a cute-as-a-button...
  • Updated comic Archie's death a cultural barometer

    Archie Andrews has died, felled by an assassin's bullet intended for a friend. Let's pause here to mourn an iconic figure of our childhood. If you're of a certain age, you might suspect that his murder was the result of a tormented love triangle...
  • Volunteers are in the pink to fight breast cancer

    Volunteers are in the pink to fight breast cancer
    Community members donned bright-pink tutus Thursday to try to drum up excitement for the upcoming Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure Orange County in Newport Beach. They gathered at the Pacific Life building near Fashion Island, where the 5K run/walk will...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Hartford County Residents Needed To Join In The Fight Against Breast Cancer

    The American Cancer Society will host a Making Strides Against Breast Cancer kickoff breakfast on Tuesday, Aug. 19, at the Sheraton Hartford South Hotel in Rocky Hill to share details about its upcoming community walk. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and...