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2009-10-15 13:48:00

TEL AVIV, Israel, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Tovi Farber's voyage has taken her around the world, over the earth and under the ocean; absorbing the freedom of wild deserts and open expanses, diving through the quiet, astounding colors of the underwater world.

2009-03-13 09:41:53

A new study reveals if more patients had an “end of life” (EOL) conversation with their doctors it could lower national healthcare expenses for cancer care alone by millions of dollars each year.

2008-12-02 13:43:38

A Southern California calculus teacher says he's selling ad space on his test papers to make up for a cut in his supply budget. Tom Farber, a teacher at a Rancho Bernardo high school, said the district cut his annual copying budget to $316 when he needs more than $500 to print enough tests to ensure

2008-10-05 15:00:22

BRAINTREE - Arona Hair Designs on Washington Street is raising money for a cancer center being built across from South Shore Hospital in Weymouth. Arona will offer haircuts, styling, coloring, facials, waxing services from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 19. A bake sale will be held during the same hours.

2008-09-25 00:00:22

By Jonathan Romney Revered critic who analysed films as 'moving collages' Few film critics become revered cult figures in their own right, but the writer and painter Manny Farber was arguably the prime exception.

2008-09-17 03:00:26

A gene that spurs colon-cancer growth might offer a new target for drug treatments, Harvard University scientists said yesterday in the journal Nature. Better treatments are needed for colon cancer, which will kill about 49,000 people in the U.S.

2008-08-25 12:01:20

Phase Forward (NASDAQ: PFWD), a leading provider of data management solutions for clinical trials and drug safety, today announced that its customer, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, is a winner of CIO magazine's 2008 CIO 100 award.

2008-08-19 15:01:22

Patty Franchi Flaherty, founder of the nonprofit organization Ovations for the Cure of Ovarian Cancer, peacefully succumbed to her nine-year battle with the disease August 18, 2008 surrounded by friends and family. She was 53 years old.

2008-07-09 09:00:27

QUINCY - Dana-Farber Cancer Institute will offer free skincancer education and screening from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, July 8, at Wollaston Beach at Fenno Street. Dana-Farber will conduct free full-body exams to detect sun- related skin damage for all beachgoers.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.