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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Ayurvedic medicine: History, basics, treatments and caveats

    Ayurvedic medicine: History, basics, treatments and caveats
    If you're of a certain age in the U.S., Deepak Chopra may have been your introduction to Ayurvedic medicine. The author of "Perfect Health" and Ayurvedic practitioner to the stars was ubiquitous on talk shows and newsstands in the 1990s. But the...
  • 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...
  • 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:...
  • In Hawaii, a healthcare system apart

    In Hawaii, a healthcare system apart
    HONOLULU — When the giant kapok and nawa trees that tower over the Queen's Medical Center in downtown Honolulu were planted more than a century ago, Hawaii faced a health crisis. Many on the islands, including the queen who founded the hospital in...
  • High school club's focus: cancer awareness

    High school club's focus: cancer awareness
    Huntington Beach High School's American Cancer Society Club wants people's hair, money and attention. The group, started by 17-year-old Ema Romberg, will hold its second Locks of Love hair drive and cancer awareness event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 31....
  • Nancy E. Johnston

    Nancy E. Johnston
    Nancy E. Johnston died peacefully in her home on June 16th, 2014 following a long courageous battle with cancer. She will be greatly missed. Nancy was a great person; loved by her husband Robert L. Johnston (Bob), her children Stephanie (Tom) Steven...