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American Cancer Society

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  • Matching grant benefits State Theatre renovation

    The State Theatre in downtown Eustis has a rich history. The brick theater, which opened in 1922 as a venue for film and vaudeville stage shows, included two storefronts. Over the years it was the scene of an array of vaudeville performances and...
  • 'Henry & Me' Director on Yankee Cameos, Cutting Alex Rodriguez

    Among the 20 animated films that have qualified to be considered for an Academy Award nomination is the little film "Henry & Me." It's a heartwarming story about a young Yankee fan battling a serious illness with the help of a magical friend and it's...
  • 'Surveillance' may be safest for low-risk prostate cancer

    By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) - Among men whose low-risk prostate cancer was managed with so-called active surveillance for up to 15 years, just 1.5 percent died of the cancer, according to new data from a Canadian study. That result is similar to...
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Flu shots, nasal spray Free seasonal flu shots and nasal spray are available by appointment at the health department's Glen Burnie Health Center, 416 A Street, S.W. Glen Burnie 410-222-6633 and Parole Health Center, 1950 Drew Street, Annapolis, 410-222-...
  • Massage for cancer patients is a touch of care, controversy

    ORANGE COUNTY, Calif. Nansea Gratz pulled off her fleece beanie, the kind with little ears, revealing wisps of gray hair on an otherwise bald head. She removed her fuzzy pink socks and asked an attentive massage therapist to touch her feet, because the...
  • Brain Gym Academy for Seniors begins in January in Mount Dora

    An eight-week brain fitness class to help people with memory concerns will be offered at Waterman Village, 500 Waterman Ave., Mount Dora. Participants will learn how to improve brain function, work on attention and memory, brain nutrition, work with...
  • Gayl Ayres TrentJune 15, 1928 - December 5, 2014

    Gayl Ayres Trent<br/>June 15, 1928 - December 5, 2014
    Gayl Ayres Trent was called home to be with our Lord Friday evening. She passed away peacefully with her daughter Teri, son-in-law Douglas, niece Kathy and her loyal canine companion "Charlie" by her side. Gayl was born on June 15, 1928 to Marie and...
  • Chef David Everett feeds Williamsburg community through restaurants, local projects

    Chef David Everett feeds Williamsburg community through restaurants, local projects
    Looking out the kitchen window of his latest project, the Colonial Capital Bed & Breakfast on Richmond Road, David Everett can see the house where his mother grew up. He wanted to buy that house, but it wasn't available. So he and his wife, Kathryn...
  • Florida kids less likely to smoke, study says

    Florida kids less likely to smoke, study says
    Florida's youth are less likely to smoke than kids in every other state but Utah, according to a new report. Florida had a 7.5 percent smoking rate among high school students, according to the study by the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids, the American...
  • Account representative

    Account representative
    Kamala T. Green has been an account representative in primary care systems with the American Cancer Society for nine months. It’s a newly created position that came as a result of reorganization in 2013. What does your job entail? My job...
  • Howard County health digest

    Look good, feel better This American Cancer Society program teaches beauty techniques to women with cancer to help them combat appearance-related side effects of treatment. Participants receive cosmetics donated by major manufacturers as well as...