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National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Top National Breast Cancer Awareness Month Articles

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  • Genetic research IDs 4 types of breast cancer

    As October Breast Cancer Awareness Month approaches, a new study has been gaining big attention today. Researchers doing what The New York Times calls the "first comprehensive genetic analysis of breast cancer" have named four genetically distinct types...
  • New state laws on car seats, chemotherapy coverage begin

    New state laws on car seats, chemotherapy coverage begin
    A raft of new state laws take effect Monday, imposing new requirements from the car seat to the hearse. Children under 8 years old will be required to sit in a booster seat or child seat until they reach a certain height — the Maryland...
  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month awareness (not a typo)

    Breast Cancer Awareness Month awareness (not a typo)
    The following is inspired by a bunch of bitching on Twitter, as well as a really crappy week. You’ve been warned. Monday night’s Bears-Cowboys game was peppered with pink flashes across the field: cleats, flags, pole wraps, hats, sweatbands,...
  • Bringing down the cost of oral chemotherapy

    The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network applauds the work of the Maryland General Assembly in passing the Kathleen Mathias Oral Chemotherapy Act of 2012. The provisions of the bill went into effect Oct. 1, resulting in increased quality of...
  • Get drinks, go pink

    Get drinks, go pink
    Cancer sucks. All types of it. It's threatened to shrink my large, boisterous family multiple times, so I'm going to get serious for a bit here. Last week, I got pink hair extensions at Ted Gibson Salon at the W Fort Lauderdale. All proceeds went to...
  • High School Football: TWO-MINUTE DRILL

    The 46th edition of the Battle for the Bell turned out to be one of the closest high school football rivalry games between Estancia and Costa Mesa. The host Eagles held on to a 15-13 victory at Jim Scott Stadium Friday night, improving their record in...
  • Hair's how to go pink

    Hair's how to go pink
    From cut-a-thons to pink styling products and tools, hair's what's hot around South Florida in support of breast cancer charities. Brilliant bristles Shine on with Boca Raton-based KeratinPerfect's Bedazzled Brush. The ball-tipped paddle brush's nylon...
  • Girls' Volleyball: Eagles sweep Mustangs again

    Girls' Volleyball: Eagles sweep Mustangs again
    COSTA MESA — At 6-foot-3, Estancia High junior middle blocker Abby Griffith towers over much of the competition on the volleyball court. On Wednesday at Costa Mesa High, Griffith and her 6-foot freshman sister, Emma, made sure the Eagles once again...
  • Realty office coordinates Thank a Soldier day

    Realty office coordinates Thank a Soldier day
    Employees of Keller Williams Realty offices in Burbank, Glendale and La CaƱada Flintridge are enlisting in an effort to send donations to military personnel serving our country abroad. The public is asked to bring donations such as personal-care items...
  • Iron Bridge Wine Co. makes good on bet with Aida Bistro

    Iron Bridge Wine Co. makes good on bet with Aida Bistro
    On Thursday night, the wait staff at Columbia's Iron Bridge Wine Co. will be wear bright pink T-shirts declaring, "I'd rather be eating at Aida Bistro & Wine Bar." The unusual endorsement is a make-good on a fundraising challenge issued by Iron Bridge...
  • Francis Scott Key tickled pink over awareness campaign

    Francis Scott Key tickled pink over awareness campaign
    Members of the Francis Scott Key High School field hockey team embraced the mission of October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month and hosted events and fundraisers to increase awareness and raise money for cancer research. According to field hockey coach...