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  • A good reason to get your zzz's

    A good reason to get your zzz's
    Not getting a good night's sleep may be a lot more harmful to your health than you thought. Beyond making you tired and cranky, it has been linked to heart disease, diabetes, obesity, depression and — most recently — cancer. Two 2012 studies...
  • Weekend preview: Doing St. Patrick's Day with style

    Weekend preview: Doing St. Patrick's Day with style
    The satire issue of “T: The New York Times Style Magazine” came out this week, and it includes a piece on the “forgotten literary genius” of J.P. Donleavy, a timely reminder of the cozy relationship between Ireland and America,...
  • Weekend preview: Model behavior, pirate booty and a Ford Mustang

    Weekend preview: Model behavior, pirate booty and a Ford Mustang
    Andrea Ocampo Haley is a model and actress, a former Miami Dolphins cheerleader and an arena host for the Florida Panthers, who flipped that fame into a role as entertainment reporter for CNN En Espaņol. It goes without saying that the Delray Beach...
  • About Steven Geller

    About Steven Geller
    Steven A. Geller is a Shareholder at Greenspoon Marder, P.A. He serves as Chair of the Gambling Law Group, Chair of the Government Relations Practice Group, and is the Director of Government Relations at the firm. He is an “A-V Preeminent”...
  • Drilling down on the necessity of dental X-rays

    Drilling down on the necessity of dental X-rays
    When my son and daughter were youngsters, once a year I'd have a disagreement with their pediatric dentist. He wanted to do routine annual X-rays, and I would protest because neither child ever had any cavities. His response: Dental X-rays are an...
  • Studies highlight treatment realities and promising new drugs

     Studies highlight treatment realities and promising new drugs
    234,000 number of Americans who will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year, according to the American Cancer Society. Men account for 2,240 cases. An estimated 40,000 will die from the disease. 55.9% of black women on Medicare who were told they...
  • Keeping up the fight against breast cancer while raising the kids

    Keeping up the fight against breast cancer while raising the kids
    As a full-time student and single mother of five, Theclia Holloway had little time to spare for a mammogram. So she put it off for two years, and when the doctor called her in for more extensive tests after the mammogram, she was in the midst of midterms,...
  • When cancer comes early

     When cancer comes early
    Katherine Warrick was 31 when she was blindsided by an aggressive form of breast cancer. Like many young adults, she simply had no time for it: She was a newlywed, finishing her first year of graduate school and working full time as a social worker....
  • Excess weight can increase breast cancer risk, researchers say

    Excess weight can increase breast cancer risk, researchers say
    Mother and daughter Angela and Candi Watts were both diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011. After a two-year battle, they are both disease-free, but the war continues. The new enemy is their waistlines. Scientists have discovered that excess weight not...
  • 2 sides of the screening debate

    2 sides of the screening debate
    Mammography works: It can detect cancer. On that point, at least, most experts agree. For the past two decades, however, doctors and researchers have been debating the details of the popular screening, including the best age to start and whether the...
  • Buffalo Grove volunteer honored by American Cancer Society

    Buffalo Grove volunteer honored by American Cancer Society
      Adam Schwartz first participated in an event to fight cancer when he was still a student at Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire. Now, at 29, he is the youngest person to be inducted into the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life Hall of Fame. "It...