| Sep 26, 2011
| 9:43 AM
Evelyn H. Lauder, Senior Corporate Vice President of The Estée Lauder Companies, launched The Estée Lauder Companies’ Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign in 1992 to raise awareness about the importance of breast health and early detection, and to raise...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 1:43 PM
Convention and Visitors Bureau
Maryland Life magazine will design and produce the 2012 edition of the Official Hagerstown-Washington County Visitors Guide.
CVB President and Chief Executive Officer Tom Riford announced that the CVB will partner with...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 5:54 AM
For men of a certain age getting a PSA blood test -- to check for possible prostate cancer -- is an annual affair. If you're over 50, chances are you've had the test and if you haven't it's not because your doctor didn't mention it.
Now comes the...
| Nov 21, 2011
Michelle Smiths knows the devastation of losing a loved one to a terrible illness. Three women in her family died after being diagnosed with breast cancer.
"I know what that kind of pain and grief feels like," said the Rockwall mother.
| Nov 16, 2011
It’s been a tough autumn for the nation’s new health care law, known as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act inside the Beltway and as “Obamacare” everywhere else.
First, a new report on employer-provided health...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 9:30 PM
Corona del Mar's UPS driver Athena Lewis is recovering from surgery for breast cancer, but hopes to return to work in the new year.
"That's my route," Lewis said in an interview from Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach. "That belongs to me. They can't give...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 2:13 PM
Women who undergo routine mammograms at West Virginia University Hospitals-East Jefferson Memorial Hospital now have the latest screening and diagnostic technology available to them.
WVUH-East officials recently announced that Jefferson Memorial...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 5:45 PM
Behind Chris Doyle, a heater pumped warm air into his Boonsboro greenhouse as a storm chilled the region with cold rain.
A potpourri of pine, fir and cedar wafted from the collection of lush wreaths of freshly cut evergreens spread throughout the...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 10:51 AM
When my family doctor called five years ago with the news that my PSA levels had spiked, I hung up the phone and did what all of us do. I panicked. I thought, "So this is how I'm going to die."
Then came the delayed second reaction: This can't be right!...
| Sep 24, 2011
| 5:25 PM
Last month, Kelly Conboy of Frederick, Md., heard the words: "You have breast cancer."
On Saturday, three of Conboy's riding friends and more than 60 others saddled up for Ride the Trail to a Cure, an 8 1/2-mile horse ride through Michaux State Forest...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 10:44 AM
Myth: All breast lumps are cancerous.
Fact: 8 out of 10 breast lumps are benign (not cancerous).
Myth: Only women get breast cancer.
Fact: The annual estimate for men who will be diagnosed with breast cancer is 2,140, and the number of men who will die...
| Sep 22, 2011
American Cancer Society: cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer
Breast cancer overview, detailed guide, treatment decision tool, news, research and prevention. Includes local office locator.
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