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Hospital Radiology Technician Pleads Guilty To Faking Mammogram Results

An ex-radiology technician accused of filing inaccurate mammogram results at a middle Georgia hospital has pleaded guilty to 10 counts of reckless conduct and a count of computer forgery.

04/16/2014

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Study: High-Fat Diet Sharply Increases Breast Cancer Risk

ATLANTA (CBS Atlanta) – According to a recent study, a diet high in fat increases the risk of breast cancer. Adding foods that are high with saturated fat raises the risk of getting breast cancer […]

04/10/2014

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Attorneys For Former APS Superintendent Seek Trial Postponement

Atlanta (WAOK)-Attorneys representing former Atlanta Public School Superintendent Dr. Beverly Hall have asked Judge Jerry Baxter to postpone the beginning of her trial on cheating and racketeering charges while she receives treatment for cancer. Dr. […]

WAOK-AM–04/01/2014

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Study: Paxil Could Promote Breast Tumor Growth In Women

A new study has led researchers to believe that the commonly prescribed anti-depressant Paxil could promote tumor growth in female breast tissue.

02/19/2014

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Color Confusion Forces NFL To Say Goodbye To Pink Flags

Most sports take time during the season to raise awareness for breast cancer and patients battling the disease by incorporating pink sports equipment on game day. However, according to reports, the NFL will stop their […]

92.9 The Game–10/07/2013

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Pay It Forward Friday: MZ & Emmers Sports Bra Auction

“MZ & Emmers” was formed through a friendship between Women’s Professional Soccer star McCall Zerboni (MZ), and now six-year-old Emma Bayer (Emmers) and her parents. We are dedicated to raising awareness and funds in the […]

92.9 The Game–08/08/2013

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Study: Coffee Could Prevent Recurrence Of Breast Cancer

The findings of a new study indicate that drinking one or two cups of coffee per day could prevent breast cancer from returning.

04/28/2013

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Breast Cancer Diagnoses Could Cause PTSD In Patients, Researchers Find

A new study has found that a significant portion of women who are diagnosed with breast cancer suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder after finding out the devastating news.

03/03/2013

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Advanced Breast Cancer Edges Up In Younger Women

Advanced breast cancer has increased slightly among young women, a 34-year analysis suggests. The disease is still uncommon among women younger than 40, and the small change has experts scratching their heads about possible reasons.

02/27/2013

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Study: Squeezing Breasts Can Help Fight Breast Cancer

Can squeezing one’s breasts help fight cancer?

12/20/2012

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