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November 1, 2017 7:05 PM Brett Ratner Joins a Sordid Club

It’s Wednesday, and if you’re sick of reading stories about sexual harassers, just imagine how sick people are of being sexually harassed. Hello from Los Angeles, where we’re telling Brett Ratner tales, counting on Thor: Ragnarok to hammer the box office, and giving the last laugh to Rose Marie. Another day, another Hollywood power player (or two) accused 2822

October 31, 2017 8:20 PM Team UP TN raises cancer awareness

Partners for Healing, UT Extension and Coffee County Health Department and the Tullahoma Housing Authority have partnered to raise awareness about the importance of preventive care for breast cancer. The organizations held the Power of Pink event Monday at Cedar Lane church of Christ. Representatives of the organizations were on hand to answer questions 238

October 31, 2017 8:21 AM Netflix to pull plug on Kevin Spacey's 'House of Cards'

This comes as actor Kevin Spacey is embroiled in Hollywood's latest sexual misconduct scandal. LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK - Netflix has announced that it will soon end the landmark political drama House of Cards, which stars Kevin Spacey as a corrupt and closeted bisexual US president. Netflix Inc did not give an explicit reason for deciding to air just one more season 224

October 30, 2017 6:04 PM Kevin Spacey’s House of Cards

It’s Monday, and that five-hour World Series game has me more emotionally drained than after I watched Toy Story 3. Hello from Los Angeles, where we’re telling our Kevin Spacey stories, worrying about how worried Jimmy Kimmel is, and welcoming Jordan Peele to Oscars season. As the Harvey Weinstein scandal expands, many in Hollywood have been inspired 223

October 25, 2017 9:01 PM "Cancer Showed Me That I Can Get Through More Than I Thought I Could", Renee Wheeler

Renee Wheeler is a 38 year-old Charlotte, North Carolina resident, wife and mother of two preschool age children. She had just turned 37 years old when she had her first mammogram. As Renee shared, “Neither my OBGYN or myself had felt a lump during routine breast exams.” Her story is important because it speaks to why it is so critical to be your own best advocate 178

October 24, 2017 10:00 PM Mammograms can detect cancer as small as pin head

Experts’ don’t agree on what age women should start, stop having mammograms The numbers are staggering. This year alone, 316,120 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer, and 40,610 will die from the disease. By comparison, the number of annual traffic-related fatalities in the U.S. stands at 37,461. The chance of developing breast cancer during your life is an unfortunate 249

October 24, 2017 7:20 PM Breast Cancer Awareness Week: 30 Minutes of Exercising and Regular Vitamin D Intake May Cut Breast Cancer Risk

Lifestyle related amendments can also help a great deal in keeping breast cancer at bay. WHO suggests preventive strategies to stave off risks of breast cancer and to facilitate early detection. Regular screening in the form of self-breast examination, breast ultrasound, mammography and clinical breast examination must be carried out by women of all age. Lifestyle 160

October 24, 2017 7:01 PM Beat breast cancer: Avoid preservatives, cut down on alcohol

Last year, 5 lakh women lost their lives to breast cancer the world over. Another 5 lakh may do so this year. One of the main reasons is lack of knowledge and awareness about breast cancer. According to a global survey by Avon, many women still don't know enough about the early symptoms and risks of the disease. Early diagnosis is key in treating breast 636

October 21, 2017 4:41 PM Guide to Having Less Mammogram Pain

How to make your next screening as comfortable as possible You may be worried after your exam about when you’ll get the results and what they might say, Kalidas says. For screening mammograms, you should hear results within ten days. If you haven’t, make sure to call your doctor or the facility. Clinics are also required to mail you “an easy-to-understand 190

October 20, 2017 8:40 AM Men Who Smoke and Have Oral Sex With Multiple Partners Have a Higher Cancer Risk

Smoking cigarettes, along with having five or more oral sex partners, increases men’s risk for the most common type of head and neck cancer. A study published Friday in Annals of Oncology finds these patterns of behavior are associated with oral and throat cancers caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). Public health experts already know from a large 210