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Colon Cancer

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  • Alice Richmond, Longtime Manchester Girl Scout Volunteer, Dies At 96

    Alice Richmond, a volunteer with Manchester Girl Scout Troop 1 for decades, died Jan. 23. She was 96. As a young girl growing up in Manchester, Richmond took part in local Girl Scout activities. When her three daughters, Nancy Seaman, Judy Ryan and Betsy...
  • Biotechnology company Vaccinogen moves to Baltimore from Frederick

    Biotechnology company Vaccinogen moves to Baltimore from Frederick
    A biotechnology company developing a cancer vaccine announced Tuesday that it has moved its headquarters to Fells Point from Frederick, bolstering Baltimore's efforts to become a hub for such firms. Vaccinogen, which secured a deal for up to $80...
  • What Doctors Know: Choose, clean your toothbrush carefully to curb harmful bacteria

    Source: University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston whatdoctorsknow.com Solid-head power toothbrushes retain less bacteria compared to hollow-head toothbrushes, according to researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at...
  • Lady Gaga dons new accessory: an engagement ring

    Lady Gaga dons new accessory: an engagement ring
    Lady Gaga is sporting a heart-shaped engagement ring, courtesy of "Chicago Fire" actor Taylor Kinney. The pair got engaged on Valentine's Day. [Los Angeles Times] Sarah Palin wore a sparkly white mini-dress to the "Saturday Night Live" 40th...
  • Many factors determine treatment plan for rectal cancer

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I often hear about colon cancer, but not a lot about rectal cancer. How is it diagnosed, and is it treatable? ANSWER: Rectal cancer is cancer that occurs in the last several inches of the colon, called the rectum. The primary...
  • Bon Secours 5K for Colon Cancer and 1-mile fun walk

    Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer death in the U.S.; screening is recommended at age 50 for adults with average risk. Bon Secours Hampton Roads is inviting participation in its 5th annual Bon Secours 5K for Colon Cancer presented by...
  • NHL pluses and minuses: Ducks, Red Wings and Jets try to resume win streaks

    NHL pluses and minuses: Ducks, Red Wings and Jets try to resume win streaks
    Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the last week: + The All-Star break interrupted five-game winning streaks for the Ducks, Detroit and Winnipeg. That success put the Ducks atop the NHL with 68 points, moved...
  • Hartford Falls To Albany, 62-53

    WEST HARTFORD — Thursday's home loss to Albany wasn't the kind that figured to keep Hartford basketball coach John Gallagher tossing and turning all night. "I'm actually really calm right now," he said. It wasn't a puzzle that called for...
  • Mount Dora couple marks 50th anniversary they didn't think would come

    Mount Dora couple marks 50<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> anniversary they didn't think would come
    MOUNT DORA — Golden memories will be extra special Saturday for John and Barbara Parisian as they celebrate 50 years of marriage with about 50 close friends and family members coming from all over the U.S. and even as far as Italy. It will be...
  • Is it smart to skip your annual physical?

    Is it smart to skip your annual physical?
    The poorly told truth may be the most misleading falsehood. Last year, Ezekiel Emanuel, a leading American physician, provoked national debate by suggesting that most people should not live past age 75. This month he sparked further controversy,...
  • Aspirin Benefits Debated And Discussed

    Aspirin is one of the oldest drugs out there. And yet researchers are still learning what it can — and cannot — do. It's clear that daily aspirin can be beneficial for people who have had a heart attack or an ischemic stroke. Scores of...