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  • Breast cancer resources

    Breast cancer resources
    A selection of resources for breast cancer patients and families: Nonprofits, charities and support groups Active Survivors Network Helps people affected by illness, disease and accidents to maintain an active lifestyle. activesurvivor.org or 410-823-...
  • Sharing the path to recovery

     Sharing the path to recovery
    For Lisa Early, getting a mammogram at age 40 was just a casual thought, and she didn't follow through. Years passed, and the thought became a whisper. Eventually it turned into a throbbing yell when she started seeing less than subtle signs from the...
  • Prostate Cancer Should Have Same Awareness As Breast Cancer

    Anyone who reads a newspaper, watches television, goes online or is a football fan knows October was breast cancer awareness month. The iconic pink that has come to symbolize the disease — from dyed women's tresses, to the stylish ties donned by...
  • Raising Awareness About Breast Cancer In Men

    Raising Awareness About Breast Cancer In Men
    They found each other in a sea of pink — two Connecticut men, made brothers by their shared experience. Now they're fighting back against the disease that brought them together and some of the ignorance about it. Bill Becker was diagnosed with...
  • Newport Rib Co. celebrates anniversary with charity drive

     Newport Rib Co. celebrates anniversary with charity drive
    Newport Rib Co.'s monthlong anniversary celebration, 30 Days of Charity, netted $36,150 in donations. Throughout November, patrons were asked to allocate 20% of their bill to one of 30 local and national charities. The Wounded Warrior Project and...
  • Susan G. Komen Foundation discovers the price of playing politics

    Susan G. Komen Foundation discovers the price of playing politics
    The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation committed one of the great PR faux pas of the decade in January 2012, when it summarily cut off funding to Planned Parenthood in what appeared to be a bow to anti-abortion crusaders.  Now, with its release...
  • Minus Strothers, Warwick girls pull away for 49-33 win over Deep Creek

    Minus Strothers, Warwick girls pull away for 49-33 win over Deep Creek
    HAMPTON — To state the obvious, Warwick coach Vanessa Starks wants leading scorer Adria Strothers on the court as much as possible. But she also has full confidence in the rest of her cast, and that was rewarded Saturday afternoon. With...
  • Study: Can Exercise Weaken A Tumor Or Slow Its Growth?

    Could exercise and mindfulness slow the growth of breast cancer tumors? A study by Yale's medical and public health schools now under way in partnership with the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute aims to answer that question. Researchers at the Breast Center...
  • Breast Cancer Awareness Events In October

    Breast Cancer Awareness Events In October
    Digital Mobile Mammography October and November: Hartford Hospital is providing a digital mobile mammography van around the community and at places of employment. The van is scheduled to visit the following sites: Windsor Senior Center (Oct. 1);...
  • Planned Parenthood, social media, and a win for women's health

    The recent reversal by the Susan G. Komen foundation of its decision to no longer fund grants to Planned Parenthood has, rightly, been hailed by many as a victory for the galvanizing power of the Internet. This comes not long after similar instances of...
  • Breast cancer and online dating put couple on path to love

    Breast cancer and online dating put couple on path to love
    Trueheart4me was 5-foot-9, spiritual but not religious, and a social drinker, her Match.com profile read. She loved the water, traveling and a good belly laugh. There was one more thing she labeled "full disclosure." She had cancer. "I was very...