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National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Top National Breast Cancer Awareness Month Articles

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  • Atlantic Hotel's "Think Pink" packages support breast cancer awareness

    Atlantic Hotel's "Think Pink" packages support breast cancer awareness
    Fort Lauderdale’s Atlantic Hotel & Spa will donate 10 percent of all “Think Pink” package bookings in October to the American Cancer Society to recognize Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The package, which starts at $209 per night,...
  • Pictures in the News | October 7, 2014

     
    Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in West Africa, where a specialized Ebola inhumation team clean a house in Sierra Leone. Ebola may only be present in a few African nations, but fears over the crippling outbreak are infecting economies across the...
  • Support for cancer survivors, dementia care, and the bereaved available on Peninsula

    What a week — the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States died in a Texas hospital; EnterovirusD68, a respiratory virus that has hospitalized thousands of children across the country, was confirmed in Hampton Roads; and local health...
  • Think beyond pink: Women's health risks

    Think beyond pink: Women's health risks
    Breast cancer gets a lot of attention — and not just during October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. There’s a good reason for that, as any of the quarter-million American women diagnosed with breast cancer each year will tell you....
  • Top area teams go 3-0 in 'Swing for Cure'

    Top area teams go 3-0 in 'Swing for Cure'
    Bishop Moore, Winter Springs and Oviedo went 3-0 in pool play Friday and advanced into the gold bracket semifinals of the Premier division in the Swinging for a Cure girls volleyball tournament at Orlando Sports Center. Bishop Moore, the top-ranked team...
  • BWP crews sport pink hard hats for breast cancer awareness

    Like players in the National Football League who sport rose-tinted cleats and other equipment during the month of October, Burbank Water and Power crews have donned pink hard hats to promote breast cancer awareness. Aside from skin cancers, breast cancer...
  • 818 Roundup: Glendale school officials appoint new board member; Burbank student detained for "threatening" Tweet

    818 Roundup: Glendale school officials appoint new board member; Burbank student detained for "threatening" Tweet
    Greetings, 818 readers! Today is Friday, October 10, 2014. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 82 degrees and a low of 61 with patchy fog forecasted for the morning.  Here are some of the latest headlines from the area: - Glendale...
  • Findlay beats breast cancer, takes on Ironman championship

    Findlay beats breast cancer, takes on Ironman championship
    Shayne Findlay took a more difficult route to the Ironman World Championship than most of the 2,000 elite athletes competing Saturday in Hawaii. The Palm Beach Gardens fitness instructor made a detour to beat breast cancer three years ago. On the...
  • Travinia Italian Kitchen and Wine Bar opens in Newport News City Center

    Travinia Italian Kitchen and Wine Bar opens in Newport News City Center
    Travinia Italian Kitchen and Wine Bar opened this past week in the Paragon movie theater complex in Newport News City Center. The 13th restaurant for the Greenville, S.C.-based chain serves contemporary Italian food for lunch and dinner in a 240-seat...
  • Americana at Brand turns pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    Americana at Brand turns pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
    The Americana at Brand has gone pink for October as part of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Even the outdoor mall's dancing fountains are pink, presenting shows every hour on the hour in the evenings throughout the month. There are also pink...
  • Hair salon will color you pink for breast cancer awareness

    Most people can't think of anything positive about breast cancer. But when it happened to Cherie Odell about 21 years ago, it turned out to be a good thing, she says. "It made me appreciate what I have," she said. "Life is very short and you can be...