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42 min ago | Pacific Daily News

Love dogs, fight cancer at Bark for Life Aug. 30

The Third Annual Bark for Life event will be held from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Aug. 30 at the Plaza De Espana in Hagatna to raise donations for the American Cancer Society.

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5 hrs ago | The Bandera County Courier

Relay for Life recognizes Bandera ISD

Dr. Barbara Skipper, BISD board president, left, accepts a recognition plaque from American Cancer Society representative Melissa Flowers for Bandera ISD's support of the Bandera County Relay for Life event.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Bandera County, TX

Wed Jul 23, 2014

KFMB-TV San Diego

Man saved by anti-heroin drug

An El Cajon man's life was saved Wednesday after a sheriff's deputy administered a drug to reverse the effects of a heroin overdose.

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Related Topix: El Cajon, CA, Encinitas, CA, Charitable Organizations, Carlsbad, CA

KFMB-TV San Diego

Boy Scout died of self-inflicted gunshot wound

Three weeks after a Boy Scout from Las Vegas died of a gunshot wound at a campsite near Fiesta Island, San Diego police are reporting he died of a single, self-inflicted gunshot wound, but they still don't know if it was intentional or accidental.

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Related Topix: San Diego, CA, Encinitas, CA, Charitable Organizations

MassLive.com

Upper Valley Music Festival in Greenfield to benefit American Cancer Society

Everyone likes a good time, and everyone likes good music. So it's a bonus when those two things can be combined with a good cause.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Greenfield, MA, Montague, MA, Entertainment

WMFD-TV Mansfield

Richland Bank holding 5K Walk/Run

Richland Bank's Relay for Life team, Banking on a Cure, will be holding a 5K Run/Walk on August 23. All proceeds of the event will go to the American Cancer Society.

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PhysOrg Weblog

Lifestyle choices may affect the long-term heart health of childhood cancer survivors

A new study has found that following a healthy lifestyle may lower childhood cancer survivors' risk of developing the metabolic syndrome.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, St Jude Childrens Research Hospital, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Life, Food, Dieting

HeraldNet

Fake without the bake: Spray-on tanning increasing in popularity

Who can forget the leather face of the New Jersey mother arrested after taking her 5-year-old daughter to a tanning salon? The "Tan Mom," as she was dubbed, became the national punchline of extreme tanning.

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WJRT

New treatment puts the 'freeze' on prostate cancer

More than 230,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year, according to the American Cancer Society.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

OregonLive.com

Forest Grove Relay For Life volunteers raise $70K, hope for $10K more from Bark For Life

Though the heat kept some volunteers away from the Relay For Life of Forest Grove on July 12, 206 participants showed up to walk, including 63 cancer survivors.

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Related Topix: Forest Grove, OR, Charitable Organizations

The Salinas Californian

Donations sought for American Cancer Society fundraiserDonations...

Donations sought for American Cancer Society fundraiser Fine and custom jewelry, purses, shoes, scarves and belts sought.

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ABC 27

Chemo isn't the only option for cancer patients

According to the American Cancer Society, nearly 80,000 Pennsylvanians will be diagnosed with cancer this year.

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Emery County Progress

Relay for life celebrates survivors

The 2014 Relay For Life in Emery County opened Friday evening July 11 at Emery High School track and football field just after a rainstorm.

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Related Topix: Emery County, UT, Charitable Organizations, Huntington, UT

Mon Jul 21, 2014

12NewsNow.Com

Epidemic of overtreatment of prostate cancer must stop

Editor's note: CNN conditions expert Dr. Otis Brawley is the chief medical officer of the American Cancer Society, a world-renowned cancer expert and a practicing oncologist.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Prostate Cancer, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Charitable Organizations, Oncology

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Cattle Baron's Ball scheduled for Saturday

Driven of personal experiences with various types of cancers, volunteers, American Cancer Society staff members and supporters will gather Saturday at the V-8 Ranch to raise money for the American Cancer Society at the 32nd annual Cattle Baron's Ball.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Wilson, TX, Lubbock, TX

Louisville.com

Where To Go And What To Do This Week In Louisville

The Kentucky Science Center is partnering with the Yum! Foundation for the first annual Boys and Girls Club "Finding Their Inner Science Superstar" Half-Day Science Week.

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Evening Sun

Runkle's supports American Cancer Society

A Michigan sheriff says he's trading his inmates' orange jumpsuits for black-and-white stripes, in part due to pop culture.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Myrtle Beach, SC, R-N-B, Destiny's Child, The Rockford Files, Action TV, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Celebrities, James Garner

Sun Jul 20, 2014

ElmLeaves

Walkers eye $58,000 goal for Relay for Life at East Leyden

For those who didn't care to walk around a track all night, the annual Relay For Life event in Franklin Park offered carnival games this year.

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Related Topix: Franklin Park, IL, Chicago, IL, Charitable Organizations

Sat Jul 19, 2014

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Kiss the Cow Aims to Raise Money for American Cancer Society

Our own Carly Stephenson is raising money by competing against three other contestants this year in the Rockingham County Fair's 'Kiss the Cow' contest.

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Examiner.com

One Mistake Led to Another (Part V) - Colon Cancer Stage III

When you think that you have food poisoning, but the doctor tells you that you have Colon cancer , you suddenly start asking yourself different questions.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Colon Cancer, Health, Charitable Organizations

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