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American Cancer Society

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  • Support for cancer survivors, dementia care, and the bereaved available on Peninsula

    What a week — the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States died in a Texas hospital; EnterovirusD68, a respiratory virus that has hospitalized thousands of children across the country, was confirmed in Hampton Roads; and local health...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Mixed messages on mammogram benefits

    Mixed messages on mammogram benefits
    The debate over the value of preventive screening heated up early this year after a study published in The British Medical Journal reported that annual mammograms did not reduce deaths from breast cancer. The Canadian National Breast Screening Study...
  • DeCristofaro runs for Margate commissioner

    Election time is around the corner and three candidates qualified for the one seat up for grabs in the general election for Margate Commission. First-timer Eddie DeCristofaro is running against current Mayor Lesa Peerman and resident Anthony Caggiano....
  • Pinking of you: High Style in Hot Pink is what to wear to this year's 'Go Pink Luncheon' with speaker Stacy London

    Pinking of you: High Style in Hot Pink is what to wear to this year's 'Go Pink Luncheon' with speaker Stacy London
    Stacy London, co-host of TLC's popular "What Not to Wear," style commentator on the "TODAY Show" and breast cancer awareness advocate, will be the keynote speaker at the 11th annual "Go Pink Luncheon" Oct. 24. The event raises funds and awareness for...