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  • Leesburg police go pink -- for a good cause

    Leesburg police go pink -- for a good cause
    Pink may not sound like a particularly masculine color, but in October, a lot of police officers in Leesburg plan to be wearing just that. Their goal isn’t to make a statement about fashion, though. The Leesburg Police Department wants to raise...
  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month: 8 places to get your pink on

    Breast Cancer Awareness Month: 8 places to get your pink on
    The Fontainebleau Miami Beach resort gets Breast Cancer Awareness Month going as only it can, with a splashy Tuesday night Bleau Goes Pink bash to turn the striking facade of the iconic hotel pink.   Resort president and COO Philip Goldfarb and Susan G....
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Diabetes living healthy The University of Maryland Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology will offers classes on healthy living through nutrition and exercise. Classes will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1; 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 10;...
  • Fall Guide: Health walks and events

    Each fall, health organizations organize events to support their causes, and to raise funds and awareness for a litany of the diseases that afflict us. At the same time, numerous others offer health fairs and screenings, often free of charge, to aid in...
  • Imag_ne sculpture: fit to be tiled

    Imag_ne sculpture: fit to be tiled
    Just imagine a public-art installation in the center of downtown Boca Raton. It’s not a dream: A 550-pound sculpture of Scrabble tiles spelling out the word “Imag_ne” (the second letter “i” is missing) is scheduled to be...
  • Event preps supporters for Making Strides walk

    The American Cancer Society recently had an organizing event to fire up volunteers in advance of the annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk. The event, staged at the Seminole Hard Rock's Bongos Cuban Cafe in Hollywood, featured presentations...
  • Mixed messages on mammogram benefits

    Mixed messages on mammogram benefits
    The debate over the value of preventive screening heated up early this year after a study published in The British Medical Journal reported that annual mammograms did not reduce deaths from breast cancer. The Canadian National Breast Screening Study...
  • Seminole Hard Rock awash in Pinktober events

    Seminole Hard Rock awash in Pinktober events
    The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood sent out word of the Hard Rock’s 15th annual PINKTOBER campaign and they will benefit the American Cancer Society “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer”, Memorial Hospital Breast Cancer...
  • '12 Angry Jurors,' 'Music for Melons' at Sanford's Princess Theater

     '12 Angry Jurors,' 'Music for Melons' at Sanford's Princess Theater
    More and more often, the stage is abuzz with activity at the Princess Theater in downtown Sanford. You might have caught the recent presentation of the musical “Spamalot.” Or maybe the Kristallnacht/Holocaust drama “Witness” last...
  • Study of smoking cancer patients fuels e-cigarette debate

    LONDON (Reuters) - The fierce debate over whether e-cigarettes can help people quit smoking took another twist on Monday as a research paper on their use by cancer patients was criticized as flawed. The study of cancer patients who smoke found that those...
  • As NFL tries to reassure women, sponsor Crest is first to retreat

    LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) - When NFL players strap on their pink shoes and gloves in October for the league's annual Breast Cancer Awareness Month campaign, it will be doing so with one less sponsor, a notable retreat blamed on the league's...