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  • Marcia Strassman, 'Welcome Back, Kotter' Actress, Dies at 66

    Marcia Strassman, 'Welcome Back, Kotter' Actress, Dies at 66
    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Actress Marcia Strassman, who is known for her roles in such hits as "Welcome Back, Kotter" and "M*A*S*H," died on Friday after a long fight with breast cancer, her sister Julie Strassman confirmed. She was 66. Along with...
  • CT Man's Battle With Breast Cancer Lives On Through Documentary

     CT Man's Battle With Breast Cancer Lives On Through Documentary
    Bill Becker never stopped believing that he would beat breast cancer. After he was diagnosed with Stage 4 breast cancer in 2011, Becker, a Bridgeport resident, became a vocal advocate for awareness and research of the disease in men. Together with Bob...
  • Logan Layman's 'Won't Let it': A young woman's song about cancer

    Logan Layman's 'Won't Let it': A young woman's song about cancer
     In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, your humble Popcorn blogger spent some time this weekend with Logan Layman, the talented young songwriter from Williamsburg, about "Won't Let It," one of the songs that helped her take first place in...
  • Weston Relay for Life kickoff party planned

    Weston Relay for Life kickoff party planned
    Preparations for the 2015 Relay for Life of Weston are kicking off with a party at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16 at the aLaya Spa in the Bonaventure Resort, 250 Racquet Club Road. The resort, along with Billy Beck's BB3 Training Center, will host a series of...
  • Get tips on healthy eating for holidays

    The University of Florida Lake County Extension will present "Healthy Holiday Eating" from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Monday at Lady Lake Public Library, 225 W. Guava St. Julie England, a family and consumer sciences Lake County extension agent, will present the...
  • A picture is worth a thousand words

    A picture is worth a thousand words
    Twenty photos outlined by white matting and black, rectangular frames hang on the walls of Helium Creative, a brand-development firm that sits on the corner of FATVillage in Fort Lauderdale. One a flight attendant, one a yogi and one the Vice Mayor of...
  • Reduce your risk for colorectal cancer

    Reduce your risk for colorectal cancer
    Colorectcal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in both the United States and Canada. So say the American Cancer Society and the Canadian Cancer Society, who project nearly 60,000 Americans and Canadians will lose their lives to...
  • Celebrating solutions for cancer

    When Laguna Beach friends Lisa Early and Tracy Dean were both 43 years old, a breast cancer diagnosis threatened to turn their lives upside down. After surviving their battles and empathizing with other women who had stories like theirs, the two set out...
  • Ian Fraser, music director who worked with Julie Andrews, dead at 81

    Ian Fraser, music director who worked with Julie Andrews, dead at 81
    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Ian Fraser, whose 11 Emmy Awards and 21 additional nominations made him the most-honored musician in television history, died of complications from cancer Friday morning at his home in Los Angeles. He was 81. All of Fraser's...
  • E-cigarettes must be restricted

    E-cigarettes must be restricted
    I strongly support the arguments made by Interim City Health Commissioner Jacquelyn Duval-Harvey in her recent commentary ("Regulate Baltimore's e-cigarettes," Oct. 22). Electronic cigarettes should be regulated. There is no conclusive scientific...
  • Calling all canines: Annual dog show to raise money for humane society

    Calling all canines: Annual dog show to raise money for humane society
    The Humane Society of Lake County 11th Annual WestMuttster Dog Show is Sunday in Ferran Park in downtown Eustis. Competition is open for adults and children and their canines in various categories, including Best Kisser, Best Trick, Best Costume,...