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American Cancer Society

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  • Cancer screening: An example of when less can be more, experts say

    Cancer screening: An example of when less can be more, experts say
    Americans get too many tests to screen for common types of cancer, and the American College of Physicians wants them to stop. New clinical guidelines from the medical group include a litany of statistics that illustrate our obsession with cancer...
  • A gadget for more than just quick paninis

     A gadget for more than just quick paninis
    If a George Foreman indoor grill had a brain, it might use an optical sensor to detect the thickness of steak and automatically cook to order — rare, medium or well-done — even when the meat is frozen. Brilliant! If it also had a panini...
  • Breast cancer event at Seminole Classic Wednesday

    Breast cancer event at Seminole Classic Wednesday
    Seminole Classic Casino and the American Cancer Society are teaming up to host a celebration for 140 local breast cancer survivors at the casino’s Hollywood Hall at 6 p.m. Wednesday. The pink carpet event will feature food and an opportunity for...
  • 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...
  • Don't fall for tobacco industry e-cigarette smokescreen

    Don't fall for tobacco industry e-cigarette smokescreen
    No one should have to choose between their health and a paycheck. Which is why, with all that is still unknown about the dangers of e-cigarette use, we must put public health first and prohibit the use of these unregulated products in all workplaces,...
  • Ron Villella, former Pembroke Pines mayor, dies at 70

    Ron Villella, former Pembroke Pines mayor, dies at 70
    Ron Villella, the mayor of Pembroke Pines in the 1970s who left South Florida to work for newly elected Gov. Bob Graham, died Saturday at a hospital from a rare soft tissue cancer that began in his leg, friends said. Mr. Villella, who was most...
  • Orlando Sentinel Etcetera Listing - LocalLabs

    Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. Event/Festival 14th Annual New Smyrna Beach Jazz Festival: kick-off party at Clancy's Cantina on today, indoor venues around Flagler Ave. and New Smyrna Library on Saturday, indoor venues...
  • Volunteer helps get the word out

    Name: Jennifer Martinez Age: 33 Residence: Wellington Birthplace: West Palm Beach Family: Husband, Gil; daughters, Madison and Annabelle Career: President of JLM Communications, a public relations, marketing and event planning firm Organization: The...
  • Charities request a piece of the pie

    Thirty-nine nonprofits, from Boca's ballet company and arts festival to the food kitchen and animal shelter, asked the city for $694,000 in grants for the upcoming year, many upping their requests by thousands of dollars, which isn't unusual. Speakers...
  • Berkeley vs. Big Soda [Commentary]

    Berkeley vs. Big Soda [Commentary]
    I was phoned the other night in middle of dinner by an earnest young man named Spencer, who said he was doing a survey. Rather than hang up, I agreed to answer his questions. He asked me if I knew a soda tax would be on the ballot in Berkeley, Calif. in...
  • North and Northwest suburban event calendar Oct. 16-22

    Here's a look at upcoming events in the North and Northwest suburbs. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit Thursday, Oct. 16 "Pleading for the Future: A Play": Watch the production based on the Leopold...