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Breast Cancer

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  • In addition to mammograms, MBI is a useful screening tool for women with dense breasts

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: After my annual mammogram last year, my doctor told me I have very dense breasts. She suggested that this year I also get a test called molecular breast imaging. What's the difference between that and a mammogram? Why would I need it? I'...
  • Three local youngsters honored for charitable actions

    Three local youngsters honored for charitable actions
    When it comes to giving back to the community, the youth of Deerfield and Highland Park can respond like no other towns in Illinois. Three area students, two from Deerfield and one from Highland Park, were among the 10 honored in the state for their...
  • Northern Trust, Discover hike dividends, announce stock buybacks

     Northern Trust, Discover hike dividends, announce stock buybacks
    Two major financial services companies in the Chicago area said Wednesday they were hiking their dividends and initiating stock buybacks after passing "stress tests" given by the Federal Reserve. Discover Financial Services of Riverwoods will buy back...
  • Apple's medical research app raises hopes, questions

    Apple's medical research app raises hopes, questions
    A new toolkit announced by Apple on Monday would allow medical researchers to tap into an expanding universe of iPhone users to recruit and enroll study participants, collect data and monitor health outcomes that are the object of research. Apple on...
  • Health Calendar for March 10

    Health screenings, events and support groups throughout the county. EVENTS MOBILE HEALTH: The Community Care Connection, a mobile health unit from Rosalind Franklin University, will offer free health screenings for blood pressure, blood sugar,...
  • 'Children were robbed' in Atlanta school cheating case, prosecutor says

    'Children were robbed' in Atlanta school cheating case, prosecutor says
    Prosecutors and defense attorneys began Monday to wrap up the sprawling Atlanta public school cheating case, in which a dozen former teachers and administrators stand accused of engaging in a massive criminal conspiracy to inflate scores on standardized...
  • Grants coordinator makes major contribution to city

    Grants coordinator makes major contribution to city
    With a career spent in city government, much of it in the city's Parks and Recreation Department, it's no wonder that Debbie Majors, the city's grants coordinator, looks up to and admires the founder of the Special Olympics, Eunice Kennedy Shriver....
  • Beatles Tribute Band to headline Pap Corps walk

    Beatles Tribute Band to headline Pap Corps walk
    The Beatles song "Come Together" is the theme of this year's 15th annual Paps Corps Walkathon set for Saturday on the Florida Atlantic University campus in Boca Raton. The Paps Corps, Champions for Cancer Research, is an all-volunteer organization...
  • Friends, family remember Arlene Doppelt's infectious optimism

    Friends, family remember Arlene Doppelt's infectious optimism
    Those who knew long-time Skokie resident Arlene Doppelt were not surprised to learn that she was active and optimistic right up until her sudden death. Doppelt had her share of struggles in life — including a serious condition that required the...
  • Moravian women net a record Play4K total

    Moravian women net a record Play4K total
    The Moravian women’s basketball team's annual Play 4Kay Week in February netted a seven-year high total of $17,038.24 during the week for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund. As they have for the last four years, the Greyhounds began the week with head...
  • Family Entrepreneurs: Parents, kids build businesses from the ground up

    Family Entrepreneurs: Parents, kids build businesses from the ground up
    During a tumultuous time in her life, Melanie Grefe decided to take a leap of faith. Three years ago, the Hollywood resident packed her two kids in the car and began driving. She ended up in a place that would eventually change her life: Weeki Wachee...