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  • 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...
  • The pink backlash: Why some breast cancer advocates are seeing red

    The pink backlash: Why some breast cancer advocates are seeing red
    How could anybody be mad about pink? That's the question I first asked myself when I heard of the debate within the breast cancer community over whether the ribbon might be doing more harm than good. (Read Saturday's column if you haven't already) If...
  • Retail Therapy: Seven days at the spa

    Pamper party: Oct. 14 marks the return of Spa Week, during which many area spas will offer special $50 treatment deals through the http://www.spaweek.com website. Example participants include Fresh Espace at South Coast Plaza, which is offering three 60-...
  • Florida man denied mammogram because of sex

    Florida man denied mammogram because of sex
    A southwest Florida man is having a rough time getting a mammogram because of his sex. Donald Mudd of Port Charlotte said he's had a painful lump in his chest for the past several weeks, WFTX Fox 4 in Fort Myers reports. The lump is now the size of a...
  • Sheri Prentiss, breast cancer survivor

    Sheri Prentiss, breast cancer survivor
    Since she was a little girl, Sheri Prentiss knew she wanted to be a doctor. "My parents would remind me — if you want to be a doctor, you have to work harder than the other kids," says Prentiss, 45 (whose name, until her Oct. 1 marriage to...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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);...