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October was proclaimed National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in 1985. While the Susan G. Komen Foundation and several other national organizations have impacted our culture, the need remains for even more women to be encouraged to get mammograms on a regular basis, as early detection is the best prevention. The following celebrities have battled breast cancer,…

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Dallas-Fort Worth songstress Melodie Nicole will make her Atlanta debut in “Jazz & Soul For the Cure,” Friday, Aug. 30 at Center Stage Theater. The “tribute to legends” concert will raise money and awareness for Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta. The show will honor great music legends Luther Vandross, Phyllis Hyman and Whitney Houston and…

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Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation apologized for the decision to stop funding the Planned Parenthood breast exam program and just announced it is reversing course. “Our only goal for our granting process is to support women and families in the fight against breast cancer,” Nancy G. Brinker, founder and CEO of the foundation,…

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The Susan G. Komen for the Cure® Los Angeles County Affiliate, part of the world’s largest breast cancer advocacy organization, announced a partnership with Grammy Award nominated recording artist and long-time breast cancer awareness advocate, Kelly Price.  Susan G. Komen for the Cure® is the world’s leader in breast cancer research, awareness, and education. Like…

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The 137th Kentucky Derby is officially under way.  Held in Louisville, Ky., at Churchill Downs, the annual thoroughbred horse-racing event draws thousands of fans, celebrities and revelers to the “River City” from all over the world to witness what’s called the “fastest two minutes in sports.” Derby Day, which is held every first Saturday in…

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