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American Cancer Society

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  • Battling black women's high death rate from breast cancer

    Jeanette Meachem speaks out about breast cancer today because her younger sister, Joye Jordan, did not. When Jordan, a single mom in her late 20s, found a lump in her breast, she went to a doctor who told her she was too young to have breast cancer and...
  • Sanford-Burnham finds cancer marker

    Sanford-Burnham finds cancer marker
    Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute scientists at Lake Nona announced last week they have discovered a marker in urine that can diagnose prostate cancer. Their study found a set of RNA molecules that are detectable in tissue samples and urine...
  • Obesity in teens linked to cancer risk later

    Obesity in teens linked to cancer risk later
    Obesity and inflammation in late adolescence are associated with increased risk for colon and rectal cancer in adulthood, a new study of Swedish males suggests. The 35-year study found that 16- to 20-year-olds who were obese had more than twice the...
  • 10 things you can do right now to live longer

    10 things you can do right now to live longer
    If you want to have the longest, healthiest life possible, you should never have lit that first cigarette. Never tasted that first cheese fry. Never stepped foot inside a fast-food restaurant or driven somewhere you could have walked. Never turned up your...
  • Fund-raising events support breast cancer awareness efforts

    Fund-raising events support breast cancer awareness efforts
    Tacos & Tatas Tuesdays: Each October Rocco Mangel, owner of Rocco's Tacos & Tequila Bar and an honorary chair of the South Florida chapter of Susan G. Komen, renames his weekly Taco Tuesday deal ($14.99 all-you-can-eat tacos) and dedicates a portion of...
  • Lehigh Valley company news

    Lehigh Valley company news
    Boyertown construction company earns awards Hollenbach Construction Inc. received two awards during a recent Associated Builders and Contractors achievement dinner. Awards were given for the Boyertown company's long-standing membership and support...
  • Get & give: SoFla beauty brands, salons donate to Breast Cancer Awareness

    Get & give: SoFla beauty brands, salons donate to Breast Cancer Awareness
    This month, you'll look and feel twice as good with pink products that give back to the cure. Buy beauty products and services from South Florida companies and support breast cancer research, detection and recovery in October. Here are some of our...
  • Clermont police and firefighters hosting fitness training fundraiser

    Clermont police and firefighters hosting fitness training fundraiser
    On an upcoming Saturday afternoon, Clermont’s police officers and firefighters will be working out, and the public is invited to drop by and join them. And it’s all for a good cause. As different communities look for ways to take part in...
  • School hosts Breast Cancer Awareness Month events

    School hosts Breast Cancer Awareness Month events
    Wearing pink is serious business at West Broward High School in Pembroke Pines during Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. The Bobcats baseball team and the Student Organization of Anatomy and Physiology (SOAP) adopted the cause separately four...
  • 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...
  • Seminole Classic promotions for October

    Seminole Classic promotions for October
    Casino Promotions ┬áMonster Cash Giveaway Saturday, October 11, 18 & 25 from 6:30 p.m. – 11 p.m. Every 30 minutes, from 6:30 p.m. – 11 p.m. on Saturdays, October 11, 18 & 25, one winner will be called to win up to $5,000 cash. Players may...