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  • 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...
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Vaccination clinics The Anne Arundel County Health Department will provide free vaccine to students entering the seventh grade to meet the new Maryland state requirements for 2014-2015 school year. The clinics will be open from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the...
  • 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:...
  • Study: Mammograms can find cancer at earlier stages in older women

    SEATTLE When a mammogram detects breast cancer in a woman age 75 or older, it's more likely to be early stage disease that can be treated less aggressively, according to a study of thousands of patients in a Seattle cancer registry. Dr. Henry Kaplan of...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Hartford County Residents Needed To Join In The Fight Against Breast Cancer

    The American Cancer Society will host a Making Strides Against Breast Cancer kickoff breakfast on Tuesday, Aug. 19, at the Sheraton Hartford South Hotel in Rocky Hill to share details about its upcoming community walk. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and...
  • Even cancer isn't enough to get many smokers to quit, study finds

    Even cancer isn't enough to get many smokers to quit, study finds
    There’s nothing like a serious health scare to convince smokers to kick the habit, but new research finds that nearly 1 in 10 cancer survivors is still smoking nine years after their diagnosis. The 9.3% smoking rate among American cancer survivors...
  • How late is too late for the HPV vaccine?

    Source: University of Alabama at Birmingham Health System whatdoctorsknow.com Q: A friend told me that you can't get the new HPV vaccine if you've ever had sex. Is this true? A: No. This is a common misconception because experts have recommended the...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • You can donate life insurance to a charity or college

    Perhaps you have a permanent life insurance policy you no longer need. Sure, you can cash it out, but if you have altruistic inclinations, you can give the policy to your alma mater or a favorite charity. Donating life insurance "packs a whole lot more...
  • District 203 considers allowing cell towers at schools

    District 203 considers allowing cell towers at schools
    Cell towers could eventually be erected at two junior high schools in Naperville Unit District 203. AT&T has asked the district for permission to lease space at Lincoln Junior High in Naperville and Kennedy Junior High in Lisle to install a 100-foot...