Generally, when you see a group of adults attempting to alter their appearance to look exactly the same, cult is the word that springs to mind -- no one will ever forget those matching sweatsuits and Nikes from the '90's. In just a couple of weeks, more than 30 individuals with be gathering at Duff ... More >>
With great fanfare, Gov. Rick Scott last month announced the latest trophy in his campaign to get corporate America to relocate to Florida. Infelicitously calling it a "one-way ticket to the Sunshine State," Scott hailed the Boca Raton arrival of Cancer Treatment Centers of America and the "more tha ... More >>
The saying goes, "Time flies when you're raising awareness for a good cause." That's how the saying goes, right? On Thursday, another month bites the dust; we're that much closer to the winter (whatever that means down here). With the end of October also goes national pizza month, apple month, cran ... More >>
Tijuana Flats has introduced the pink taco to its menu. For this month only, in honor of breast cancer awareness month, the Orlando-based Tex-Mex chain is offering customers pink-shelled tacos for an additional buck. Now, clearly, putting any double-entendre menu item is going to garner laughs. And ... More >>
A Tampa woman wants to get medical marijuana to save her 2-year-old daughter's life. Although she's still getting her cancer-stricken daughter conventional treatment, such as radiation therapy, Moriah Barnhart says that's not enough. And she wants options other than just chemotherapy. Medical mari ... More >>
Yesterday, the law firm of Searcy, Denney, Scarola, Barnhart, and Shipley held a news conference about lawsuits related to a cluster of pediatric brain cancer in the residential neighborhood Acreage, located in western Palm Beach County. Five couples who lived in the area and whose children develo ... More >>
Michael Colanero, founder of the Breast Cancer Awareness Body Painting Project, has had beef with Facebook since 2011. Colanero and his team of artists created a series of images featuring breast-cancer survivors -- many of whom had been through mastectomies -- topless, their chests painted elaborat ... More >>
Runway shows are great for people who are really into fashion--or just people who like to stare at hot models. Either way, they tend to draw a crowd, which is good for charitable purposes. The Second Annual Dress to Impress for LLS (Leukemia and Lymphoma Society) Runway Fashion Show is taking place ... More >>
South Florida may not be hosting the Super Bowl anytime in the near future, but at least we have the chance to host another kind "bowl" this year.Panera Bread and The Pap Corps are teaming up for a second-run with a food-focused fundraiser, a promo event that aimed at raising awareness and funds for ... More >>
City commissioners in Pembroke Pines clearly have too much time on their hands. This week, the city passed a resolution to warn residents about a potential link between cell phones and cancer and recommend that residents keep their mobile devices at least an inch from their bodies. Several news ... More >>
Florida lawmakers tackled lots of pressing issues this past legislative sessions. They debated whether the barking tree frog should be the Sunshine State's official amphibian. They clashed over making it a crime to pick up pecans that have fallen from privately owned trees. The e ... More >>
The Health Regulation Committee on Wednesday voted seven to zip in favor of SB 1116, a proposal to give parents of sixth-graders information on the human papillomavirus vaccine, which helps protect females from cervical cancer. As discussed yesterday, the original version of the bi ... More >>
Rick Perry tried making it mandatory. Michele Bachmann insinuated that it causes mental retardation. One of the world's top bioethicists bet Bachmann $10,000 to prove this claim. The human papillomavirus vaccine -- which helps protect women from certain strains of HPV that cause cervical cancer - ... More >>
gpoaccess.govMark FoleyFormer U.S. Rep. Mark Foley -- a Republican from West Palm Beach who represented Florida's 16th congressional district for more than a decade -- announced he has prostate cancer, according to Newsmax.Foley, 56, told the news outlet he's scheduled for surgery in an Orlando-a ... More >>
Ten weeks. Not a person.As I write this, Floridian women in the second and third trimesters of a pregnancy must submit to a sonogram before procuring an abortion. In Tallahassee on April 20th, Rep. Liz Porter, of Lake City, stumped for a bill that would extend the requirement to women in the firs ... More >>
Carla Golembe House of Cats and Miracles Since red wine and dark chocolate have been proven to have health benefits, do something good for both your body and your soul by attending the Taste For Women's Wellness Wine & Chocolate Tasting this Friday, February 4th from 7-9pm at The ... More >>
Keep hope alve.I've gotta give props to RA Sushi. The chain does a whole lot for charity. It annually gives to Nicky's Week charities to benefit childhood cancer research, and now it's doing the same for the Connie J. Goodale Breast Cancer Foundation.RA Sushi is doing it with its new Onehope Char ... More >>
I can't imagine a single person who was present at last night's town hall meeting by Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz who would say the event was productive or worthwhile. The opponents of health-care reform and the Democratic Congress showed no interest in a dialogue; they just wanted to scre ... More >>
C. StilesDebbie Wasserman SchultzThis time of year, the nation's college football teams stage spring practices, and in a measure to spare quarterbacks from risk of injury, teams dress that player in a red or yellow jersey -- a visual reminder to linebackers that this one player is untouchable. When ... More >>
C. StilesWasserman SchultzAround this time one year ago, I was researching an in-depth article on Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the fast-rising Democratic congresswoman who represents the West Broward suburbs and still manages to be a minivan-driving soccer mom for her Weston family. I had no idea until ... More >>
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Seven years ago Bill Wetzel got testicular cancer and became sterile. Luckily he had already made a deposit at the sperm bank.
The Life Extension Foundation claims it'll add years to your life with pills and cancer profiles. As long as you have the money.