| Sep 7, 2012
| 3:49 PM
September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, and like how breast cancer awareness uses a pink ribbon, ovarian cancer uses a teal ribbon.
Memorial City Mall is helping the cause with their annual, "Paint the Town Teal" campaign, started by one-...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 6:32 PM
The loss of coach Barb Grady is like losing a family member for the tight-knit Dover High School community.
"She's just been a tremendous influence in this school district," said athletic director Rich Leatherly.
Grady passed away Sunday after...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 8:27 AM
Each year, 22,000 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer; difficult to detect in the early stages, it has a high mortality rate -- 14,000 die each year and there has been no improvement in the rate in 30 years.
On Sept. 10, the U.S. Preventive Services...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 8:59 AM
We've all put our foot in our mouth at some point, saying something we wish we could take back. Luckily we're not on a live television show.
Kathie Gifford wasn't so lucky when she made the ultimate fool of herself asking Martin Short about his long time...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 3:26 PM
Laurie Stein received the worst possible news she could've gotten about her own health nearly a decade ago. In June 2003, at the age of 34 and just eight months after giving birth to a baby girl, she was diagnosed with aggressive breast cancer.
| Jun 4, 2012
| 1:27 PM
You could call it the swing for a cure.
Monday, the American Cancer Society and Advance Auto Parts held one of its largest fundraisers.
It's called the Smith Mountain Lake Swing Fore a Cure Golf Tournament.
It takes place at the Water's Edge Country...
| Jun 8, 2012
Chicago is known for many things. But being the perfect place for stargazing isn't one of the Windy City's traits. If Audrey Fischer has her way, though, it will be.
She wants to be able to look up into the sky — even in the Loop — and see...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 2:05 PM
One of the first choices a new mother will have to make is whether to breastfeed or bottle-feed her baby. Several medical organizations and child wellness groups stand by breastmilk as the best option for baby. But why is it superior over formula?...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 5:00 PM
Judy Asuleen, 59, director of adult and family education at the Orloff Central Agency For Jewish Education, (Orloff CAJE) in Davie, was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 2006 at the age of 53.
Six years later, she reports that she feels great and...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 6:10 PM
As symptoms of menopause sneak up on her, Sue Cunningham turns to her older sister for advice on what to expect next. "Now, it's night sweats at 3:15 a.m. Exactly. Every night," said the 45-year-old Pilates instructor.
Like many women, though, she...
| May 1, 2012
| 1:32 PM
Taco Mesa, 647 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa, offers tacos for $1.25 on Tuesdays. For more information, call (949) 642-0629.
A free class, "Parkinson's In Balance," is at noon Tuesdays at the Central Orange...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 5:16 PM
Almost half of all babies born in the United States -- 47.2% to be exact -- are still breastfeeding at 6 months, and the rate at which mothers are initiating breastfeeding of their newborns has had its highest jump in a decade, the Centers for Disease...