Hershey, PA (June 18, 2012)- The Hope Lodge of Central Pennsylvania will hold a grand reopening and ribbon-cutting ceremony on June 20, 2012 from 6-8 p.m. at the Hope Lodge, 125 Lucy Avenue in Hummelstown, PA, to celebrate the Lodge’s renovation and interior makeover project.
Lawrence Tyler and Carol Brown have been friends since high school but recently joined forces to create a photography business, Tyler Brown Photography, in York, PA. They do it all- weddings, parties, portraits. But, recently, they’ve created a special project about something that has touched both of their lives deeply: cancer.
York) -- People living in York County's public housing will no longer be able to smoke in their homes starting this fall.
Washington, D.C., May 29, 2012—The National Breast Cancer Coalition (NBCC) applauds Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) who, along with Senators Collins (R-ME), Brown (D-OH), Murkowski (R-AK), Shaheen (D-NH), Heller (R-NV), Warner (D-VA) and Grassley (R-IA) introduced legislation, S. 3237, aimed at ending breast cancer. Similar legislation, H.R. 3067, was introduced in the House of Representatives last fall by Reps. Karen Bass (D-CA-33) and Rep. Charlie Bass (R-NH-2) and currently has more than 210 bipartisan cosponsors.
The confusing and ever-changing world of Papanicolaou (Pap) testing has just taken another turn thanks to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) publication of new guidelines for cervical cancer screening. The new recommendations were released this past March with the hallmark being less frequent testing and the confusion and frustration has already started.
Cancer News May 23, 2012
New lung cancer screening guidelines now recommend annual scans but only for an older group (aged 55 to 74) of current or former heavy smokers. As the risks of screening younger or older smokers or nonsmokers outweigh any benefits.
[Harrisburg], May 17, 2012 – A new survey from the American Cancer Society finds women are 10 percent less likely than men to make time for physical activities they enjoy and that 40 percent of women said they would be more physically active in their free time if it felt less like work and more like play.
As a result, the American Cancer Society’s Choose You movement is calling on women to help close this gap and to discover fun ways to get active with its 100,000 Acts of Play Challenge.
(Harrisburg) -- For the second year in a row, the witf Multimedia News Department has been honored by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) with six 2012 regional Edward R. Murrow awards in recognition of the best in broadcast and digital journalism.
(Mount Joy) -- More than fifteen years ago, scores of firefighters from Central Pennsylvania helped put out a fire at the PennDOT headquarters in Harrisburg. Later, they'd find out they were exposed to asbestos and other substances that could lead to lung cancer.