| May 24, 2013
| 1:05 PM
Seminar about knee injuries
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — The staff at Robinwood Orthopaedic Specialty Center is hosting a free educational seminar that will discuss why knee injuries are more prevalent among female athletes and what to expect following...
| May 24, 2013
| 4:47 PM
I was moved by Angelina Jolie's recent revelation that she had a double mastectomy because she has a BRAC gene mutation that indicates a higher risk of getting breast or ovarian cancer. I am BRCA 1 positive and had my breasts removed to reduce my risk...
| May 17, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Indiana University Health released the following on Friday:
LA PORTE, Ind.–During the entire month of May, several Indiana University Health locations throughout Northern Indiana are offering mammograms at an exclusive $95 discounted rate to...
| May 18, 2013
| 4:24 PM
Tina Schaubroeck of Greencastle walked around the track at Kaley Field with a renewed pep in her step during the American Cancer Society’s 19th Annual Greencastle Relay for Life on Saturday.
“I just found out this past March that I am free of...
| Dec 30, 2012
Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. — Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races is bottling and selling its Signature Steak Sauce, Meyer Lemon Cocktail Sauce and Herbed Ketchup.
The 12-ounce sauces cost $6 and are available in...
| May 14, 2013
| 11:46 AM
Actress and director Angelina Jolie revealed on Tuesday that she recently underwent a preventive double mastectomy after learning that she carries a gene that puts her at high risk for breast cancer.
In an op-ed in the New York Times, Jolie said she...
| May 15, 2013
For most women, the risk of developing breast cancer over a lifetime is 12 percent. For women who carry the BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation, that risk multiplies to close to 87 percent. In choosing a prophylactic bilateral mastectomy, Hollywood star Angelina...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 2:04 PM
Many women today are unaware of their risk for breast and ovarian cancer. One out of every eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer sometime during their lives. Almost 300,000 women each year are diagnosed with invasive and non-invasive breast...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 12:47 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Using a computer tool to help doctors analyze mammography images increases the number of early, non-invasive breast cancers that are caught, but also means more women without cancer have to undergo follow-up ultrasounds and...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 4:29 PM
The founder of a Newport Beach paddleboarding event that raises money for breast cancer detection has been named to the Susan G. Komen Orange County board of directors, according to a news release.
Judie Vivian will serve on the 2013-14 foundation...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 10:46 AM
There has been a lot of news about medical tests lately. Physicians are coming out against unnecessary testing and screenings to save patients time, money and health risks.
As a senior, how do you know which tests or screenings you should have done, and...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 4:16 PM
It's called "Sister Day" and my sisters and I do this particular day annually.
The activity started several years ago when Margaret, Mary Helen and I started making the annual trip to get our mammograms. Because it's such an uncomfortable situation, we...