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Susan G. Komen for the Cure

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  • Wacoal breast cancer fundraiser with free bra clinics

    Wacoal breast cancer fundraiser with free bra clinics
    It's that time of year again, when you can visit with a bra fit specialist for free...and get some donation going toward a really good cause. I'm talking about the "Wacoal Fi(gh)t for the Cure" event where for the last 10 years the support garment...
  • More young women fighting breast cancer

    More young women fighting breast cancer
    Already a breast cancer survivor before her 30th birthday, Lauren Wakefield knows she's one of the lucky ones. "I found a lump one day and went in probably within the next two weeks after that," the 27-year-old wedding photographer said. "From the...
  • Young Marylanders honored for community spirit

    Young Marylanders honored for community spirit
    Two years ago, when Sade Miller was in fifth grade at Ridgely Elementary School in Denton, she decided to raise money for the hospice in Caroline County. Instead of holding a bake sale or asking the adults in her life for money, Sade (pronounced Sha-day)...
  • Komen raises $2 million plus

    The 21st Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure at Fashion Island raised more than $2 million in fundraising, event representatives said. As of Wednesday, the event raised $2,071,763 of which 75% will pay for breast health services, education, mammograms and...
  • 'Clays against Cancer' gives skeet and trap shooters chance to help

    'Clays against Cancer' gives skeet and trap shooters chance to help
    Deborah Gibson grew up on a dairy farm near Allentown, Pa., and learned at a young age how to hunt for deer and other animals. Skeet and trap shooting — the art of shooting clay pigeons out of the air — were not among her family's outdoor...
  • Fashion News: Meet Liberty Ross, 'other woman' in Kristen Stewart affair

     
    The celebrity couple scandal du jour involves not a love triangle but a love square, I guess. Kristen Stewart apologized to Robert Pattinson for cheating on him with Rupert Sanders, her director on "Snow White and the Huntsman, " and Sanders apologized...
  • Komen foundation to restore Planned Parenthood funding

    Komen foundation to restore Planned Parenthood funding
    The Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation has reversed its decision of three days ago to stop funding Planned Parenthood for breast cancer screenings, the group said Friday in a statement. "We want to apologize to the American public for recent...
  • CT Race For Cure Hurt By Planned Parenthoood Flap

    When the Susan G. Komen Foundationdecided to defund Planned Parenthood earlier this year, the Connecticut affiliate was the only one in the country with the courage to immediately — and publicly — stand up to that stupidity. The Connecticut...
  • 2/3/2012-Fight Back

    2/3/2012-Fight Back
    According to an NPR journalist, some anti-abortion activist from Georgia has gotten a position of power in the Susan G. Komen Foundation and she's using it to put the squeeze on Planned Parenthood, a provider of safe, legal abortions. The ostensible...
  • Groups react to Susan G. Komen's Planned Parenthood reversal

     Groups react to Susan G. Komen's Planned Parenthood reversal
    The Susan G. Komen for the Curebreast cancer advocacy and charity group backed away Friday from a plan to slash funding to Planned Parenthood programs, but the public apology might not be enough to repair its damaged image right away. Experts in public...
  • In Illinois, uninsured women now waiting for mammograms

    In Illinois, uninsured women now waiting for mammograms
    Laurie Linke is due for a screening mammogram, but she might not get one anytime soon. After filling out forms that qualified her for a state program for uninsured women, she was placed on a waiting list. Linke was counting on getting a free mammogram...