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  • Larry Burch Memorial Golf Tournament raises $9,700 for the American Cancer Society

    Larry Burch Memorial Golf Tournament raises $9,700 for the American Cancer Society
    WEST POINT — The organizers of the Larry Burch Memorial Golf Tournament and family of Larry Burch would like to thank everyone who supported the fundraising event on Saturday, Aug. 2, especially the golfers, volunteers, sponsors, and the Country...
  • Even cancer isn't enough to get many smokers to quit, study finds

    Even cancer isn't enough to get many smokers to quit, study finds
    There’s nothing like a serious health scare to convince smokers to kick the habit, but new research finds that nearly 1 in 10 cancer survivors is still smoking nine years after their diagnosis. The 9.3% smoking rate among American cancer survivors...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Hartford County Residents Needed To Join In The Fight Against Breast Cancer

    The American Cancer Society will host a Making Strides Against Breast Cancer kickoff breakfast on Tuesday, Aug. 19, at the Sheraton Hartford South Hotel in Rocky Hill to share details about its upcoming community walk. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and...
  • Dist. 203 residents speak out against cell towers

    Dist. 203 residents speak out against cell towers
    Naperville-area residents are urging District 203 to hang up on a proposal that would place cellular transmission towers on the properties of two junior high schools. AT&T Wireless approached school officials last November with a plan to install...
  • Thumbs up and thumbs down

    Thumbs up to Sykesville Police Chief Michael Spaulding for holding his first "Coffee with a Cop" at the French Twist Café on Wednesday. The event provides a way for citizens to have a little personal time with law enforcement to discuss issues in the...
  • Keeping the risk of skin cancer at bay

    For many, summertime means beaches, tans and sun-bathing. However, it can also be a time of increased risk for skin cancer. As people grab their umbrellas and flip flops and head for the beach, many are unaware of the dangers of over-exposure to the sun's...
  • Events planned around the Lehigh Valley area

    LEHIGH COUNTY ALLENTOWN PROMISE NEIGHBORHOOD will host a neighborhood block party 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 26 on Eighth Street in Allentown. Features a salsa dancing demonstration, games, a bounce house, live performances and more. Rain or shine. Info:...
  • Looking and feeling better at Eleve in Newport News

    Looking and feeling better at Eleve in Newport News
    Clients of all ages have been turning to Eleve in Newport News to help them face the challenges of hair loss associated with cancer treatment or other illnesses. Eleve, is located on Thimble Shoals Boulevard and is owned by Kay Purrington, who puts her...
  • Obituaries

    Rev. E. Joseph "Joe" Hulse, 84, of Reisterstown The Rev. E. Joseph "Joe" Hulse, 84, of Reisterstown passed away on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at Cypress Creek Assisted Living in Ruskin, Fla. The family will receive friends at All Saints Episcopal Church...
  • How late is too late for the HPV vaccine?

    Source: University of Alabama at Birmingham Health System whatdoctorsknow.com Q: A friend told me that you can't get the new HPV vaccine if you've ever had sex. Is this true? A: No. This is a common misconception because experts have recommended the...
  • Study: Mammograms can find cancer at earlier stages in older women

    SEATTLE When a mammogram detects breast cancer in a woman age 75 or older, it's more likely to be early stage disease that can be treated less aggressively, according to a study of thousands of patients in a Seattle cancer registry. Dr. Henry Kaplan of...
  • A colorful way to wear tennis shoes

    A colorful way to wear tennis shoes
    Dear Answer Angel Ellen: Is there any way to look stylish while wearing lace-up athletic shoes? My doctor requires me to wear them with orthotic inserts, which eliminates the light tennis shoes like Keds. Dresses and skirts are out and if anyone doubted...