| Sep 28, 2014
Each fall, health organizations organize events to support their causes, and to raise funds and awareness for a litany of the diseases that afflict us. At the same time, numerous others offer health fairs and screenings, often free of charge, to aid in...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 9:13 PM
LONDON (Reuters) - The fierce debate over whether e-cigarettes can help people quit smoking took another twist on Monday as a research paper on their use by cancer patients was criticized as flawed.
The study of cancer patients who smoke found that those...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 3:09 PM
More and more often, the stage is abuzz with activity at the Princess Theater in downtown Sanford. You might have caught the recent presentation of the musical “Spamalot.” Or maybe the Kristallnacht/Holocaust drama “Witness” last...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 10:11 AM
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14th Annual New Smyrna Beach Jazz Festival: kick-off party at Clancy's Cantina on today, indoor venues around Flagler Ave. and New Smyrna Library on Saturday, indoor venues...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 1:12 PM
The American Cancer Society recently had an organizing event to fire up volunteers in advance of the annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk.
The event, staged at the Seminole Hard Rock's Bongos Cuban Cafe in Hollywood, featured presentations...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 12:34 PM
The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood sent out word of the Hard Rock’s 15th annual PINKTOBER campaign and they will benefit the American Cancer Society “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer”, Memorial Hospital Breast Cancer...
| Sep 17, 2014
Thirty-nine nonprofits, from Boca's ballet company and arts festival to the food kitchen and animal shelter, asked the city for $694,000 in grants for the upcoming year, many upping their requests by thousands of dollars, which isn't unusual.
| Sep 17, 2014
| 3:00 AM
I was phoned the other night in middle of dinner by an earnest young man named Spencer, who said he was doing a survey.
Rather than hang up, I agreed to answer his questions. He asked me if I knew a soda tax would be on the ballot in Berkeley, Calif. in...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 7:43 PM
Want a say on expanding mental health coverage to the uninsured? The Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services, DMAS, is requesting public comment on a June 20 proposal to extend health coverage to 20,000 uninsured Virginians with a serious...
| Sep 7, 2014
Sometimes the biggest challenge with cancer treatment is getting there. The American Cancer Society works to overcome this barrier through its "Road to Recovery" program that uses volunteer drivers to transport cancer patients.
"It relieves them and...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 10:04 AM
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...