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American Cancer Society

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  • Fund cancer research to keep breakthroughs coming [Commentary]

    Fund cancer research to keep breakthroughs coming [Commentary]
    Thousands of cancer scientists — not your usual political activists — are expected to "Rally for Medical Research" on Capitol Hill Thursday to bring attention to dwindling federal support. With justifications including "sequestration,"...
  • Maintaining weight and not smoking may help keep prostate cancer at bay

    Maintaining weight and not smoking may help keep prostate cancer at bay
    For most of his life, Rick Deitrich has maintained a fairly healthy lifestyle. He battled high blood pressure, but he kept his weight consistently around 180 pounds, he never smoked and he visited his doctor regularly. Yet Deitrich, 65, had a feeling...
  • 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...
  • Lake shutterbugs can showcase their handiwork on 2015 calendar

    Lake shutterbugs can showcase their handiwork on 2015 calendar
    The Lake County Adopt-a-Lake program is seeking photos of a named Lake County body of water for its 2015 Adopt-a-Lake calendar. A panel of volunteers will rate the shots and pick the semifinalists; and then the public can vote online for their...
  • 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...
  • Lawyers, not doctors, push medical pot: My Word

    This November, Florida voters will decide the fate of Amendment 2, which would allow marijuana to be recommended for medical purposes. If passed, this amendment would be enshrined in the state's constitution, and essentially, Florida could not turn back....
  • Upcoming business events in the Lehigh Valley

    SATURDAYAUG. 2 EXECUTIVE WOMEN INTERNATIONAL — LEHIGH VALLEY CHAPTER will hold its second annual Miniature Golf Outing at 9 a.m. at Putt U, 5201 Route 309, Center Valley. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Food and prizes at 11 a.m. Proceeds benefit...
  • A colorful way to wear tennis shoes

    A colorful way to wear tennis shoes
    Dear Answer Angel Ellen: Is there any way to look stylish while wearing lace-up athletic shoes? My doctor requires me to wear them with orthotic inserts, which eliminates the light tennis shoes like Keds. Dresses and skirts are out and if anyone doubted...
  • Events planned around the Lehigh Valley area

    LEHIGH COUNTY ALLENTOWN PROMISE NEIGHBORHOOD will host a neighborhood block party 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 26 on Eighth Street in Allentown. Features a salsa dancing demonstration, games, a bounce house, live performances and more. Rain or shine. Info:...
  • Dist. 203 residents speak out against cell towers

    Dist. 203 residents speak out against cell towers
    Naperville-area residents are urging District 203 to hang up on a proposal that would place cellular transmission towers on the properties of two junior high schools. AT&T Wireless approached school officials last November with a plan to install...
  • Ken Roberts, Who Nursed KROQ Into Radio Behemoth, Dies at 73

    Ken Roberts, a concert promoter who oversaw the remaking of Los Angeles' KROQ-FM into a musical trendsetter influential throughout the country, died May 22 in New York City. He was 73. Roberts had been in poor health since a heart attack in February,...