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When Detected Early, Breast Cancer Does Not Have To Be A Death Sentence

By Janeal Downs When she was diagnosed with stage two breast cancer about 20 years ago at the age of 45, Vernal Branch’s husband told her he wanted her to be there to…

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The Case of Pneumonia that Saved A Life

By LaTika Lee Waking up before the sun rose was the beginning to a normal workday for substance abuse counselor Damita Perry in 2007. The 37 year-old had to report to  work at 4:45…

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Ways to Make a Difference this Breast Cancer Awareness Month

(StatePoint) Unfortunately, too many of us know someone – a family member, friend or colleague – who is affected by breast cancer.  In fact, breast cancer accounts for nearly one in three cancers…

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Think Pink for the Month of October & All Year Round

Saving Our Grandmothers, Wives, Mothers, Aunts, Sisters, Daughters, & Nieces By: J. Chevont’e Alexander October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and the color pink is in full bloom.  The color pink is paraded…