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  1. Ward's dad criticizes Stewart

    Auto racing

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. — The father of the driver struck by Tony Stewart's car said "there's no reason for" the crash that led to his son's death. …

  2. Study raises hopes for ovarian cancer screening test

    Research

    Back in 2008, Kim Snyder felt as if she had the flu. She coughed all the time and could barely eat. Yet her belly was getting bigger. …

  3. 'Decoding Annie Parker' could inspire patient participation in health decisions

    Health

    In a summer movie blockbuster season filled with dragons, apes and Transformers, it should not be surprising that a film about a patient and a scientist unraveling the mysteries of hereditary breast cancer is not getting a run at your local multiplex. …

  4. The 2013-14 Pinellas social event calendar

    Events

    Whether you use a tablet, smartphone or good old paper datebook, we've gathered the vital information you'll want to jot down for the fundraisers, galas and other events you won't want to miss for the 2013-2014 social season. September 2013 6 …

  5. Mother's cancer battle inspires Valrico soccer team

    Human Interest

    The fate of the Houston Dynamo U-12 boys soccer team rested squarely on the foot of 12-year-old Alex Erwin. …

  6. Celebrate Mother's Day early with discounts, special event benefiting breast cancer awareness

    Deal Divas

    If you're in search of the perfect Mother's Day gift - May 11 and yes, it's already almost May - or if you could use a little pampering, or both, Westfield Brandon and Westfield Countryside have got you covered with their VIPink Pre-Mother's Day Weekend. …

  7. Say cheers to USFSP startups; Eckerd gets grant for cancer study

    Education

    say cheers to good causes of USFSP startups …

  8. Land O'Lakes High students create paper cranes to lift a teacher's spirits

    K12

    LAND O'LAKES Pre-IB freshmen Mia Thielbar and Tina So had never met Marilyn Ling, a reading teacher at Land O'Lakes High School whose absence has been keenly felt by students and staff since she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer.  …

  9. What you can do to prevent breast cancer, not just find it early

    Health

    Silvana Davis was 16 when breast cancer took her mother. Now a mother herself, the 41-year-old Brighton, Mich., woman is doing everything she can to make sure that she does not face the same diagnosis. …

  10. Celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month with savings

    Deal Divas

    I'm a big believer in coupons. I sign up for every e-mail, mailing list and scour the web for discount codes before making most purchases. That's how I came across this offer. Westfield, which has malls in Brandon, Citrus Park and Clearwater, has teamed up with Giuliana Rancic and Bright Pink, a national nonprofit dedicated to supporting the prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer, to bring shoppers savings this month in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. …

  11. Hillsborough 2013-14 Social Calendar

    Events

    TAMPA — Assembling the 2013-14 society datebook, the names of celebrity entertainers and guest speakers kept jumping off the page. Such as Huey Lewis and the News coming to help raise millions of dollars for the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center at the Magnolia Ball on May 3. …

  12. Was it right this boy got a chance to live?

    Human Interest

    Just hours after social media supporters of a dying 7-year-old boy pressured a reluctant biotech company into giving him an experimental medication, the backlash began. Is "it right to save 1 child and not the rest?" wondered one commenter on a news forum. "It's really not fair to the thousands of others that were turned down just because they didn't make a big public outcry," said another. …

  13. Edgar Bronfman, who transformed Seagram Co., is dead

    Obituaries

    Edgar M. Bronfman, 84, the billionaire businessman and philanthropist who as chairman of the Seagram Co. expanded his family's liquor-based empire and who as president of the World Jewish Congress championed the rights of Jews everywhere, died Dec. 21 in New York.  …

  14. It's never too late to improve your DNA — and your health

    Health

    At last, we've got solid proof: You can renew and revitalize the DNA embedded in your cells to make improvements in your health and live longer. And you don't have to take questionable supplements (some good ones are mentioned later) or make a late-night agreement with someone who smells like sulfur to get it done. By adopting a handful of beneficial lifestyle habits, you'll actually be practicing cutting-edge gene therapy!  …

  15. Several large events to bring thousands to downtown St. Pete

    Events

    As is often the case once summer is fading, the parks and streets of downtown St. Petersburg will be full on Saturday as visitors stream in for some major events, from a volleyball showcase to a large cancer walk to a food festival. …

  16. Florida education news: Solar system, cursive writing, aeronautics and more

    The Gradebook

    GIVING HOPE: Land O'Lakes High School students and staff create art and raise money to support teacher Marilyn Ling, who suffers ovarian cancer. THE STARS ABOVE: Students at West Hernando Middle School learn about the night sky with MOSI's inflatable planetarium. …