October 1, 2014 RSS feed / Other News

Driving the detection: Mobile mammo bus is on the road

In Southwest Florida, Radiology Regional’s Mobile Mammo bus delivers screening to the workplace or a community.  Appointments typically take about 20 minutes. More...

Breast Cancer Coalition setsset aggressive timetable to find a cure

The National Breast Cancer Coalition launched Breast Cancer Deadline 2020 four years ago to focus resources and efforts to the areas that will lead to the knowledge needed to end breast cancer. More...

Breast self exam: A good habit to start in your 20s

Beginning in their 20s, women should be told about the benefits and limitations of breast self-exam. Women should know how their breasts normally look and feel and report any changes to a health professional as soon as they are found. More...

FGCU hosts entrepreneur seminar and trade show

The Florida Small Business Development Center’s sixth annual Passion 2 Profit (P2P) Entrepreneur Seminar & Mini Trade Show will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. More...

Lee County 4-H Foundation to host Arabian Casino Nights

The Lee County 4-H Foundation is set to host its Arabian Casino Nights Fundraiser at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at the Araba Shrine Temple, 2010 Hanson St., Fort Myers. More...

Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation presents symposium on women and addiction

Hazelden at Naples, part of the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, will host Grit & Grace: A Professional Symposium on Women and Addiction from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point in Bonita Springs.  More...

Mental Health Symposium speaker called to serve his country

Congressman Tim Murphy (R-PA), who was slated to be the keynote speaker at the fourth annual Mental Health Symposium in Fort Myers, will be serving his country instead, organizers announced recently.  More...

Dine and Dash fundraiser for Susan G. Komen Southwest Florida at Bell Tower Shops

1. Sarah Dennett and David Rock 2. Marilyn Taylor, Hank Kupfersch mid, MJ Fernandez, Jacky Greenfield and Helen Pertesis 3. Maya Allione, Michele Gugliotta, Addie Anderson and Devyn More...

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS EVENTS

Momma T’s Fly Your Bra Ride 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4 Naples Harley-Davidson   More...

Early detection relies on a combination of practices, procedures

Women age 40 and older should have a screening mammogram every year and should continue to do so for as long as they are in good health.  More...

SarasotaMOD Week(end) celebrates mid-century modern where it was born

Follow in the footsteps of Paul Rudolph, Victor Lundy and Ralph Twitchell, the founding fathers of the mid-century modern architecture movement known as the Sarasota School of Architecture, and step into residences and buildings that made this moveme More...

Gardening with wildflowers workshop slated for fall

Spring gardening shouldn’t get all the glory. The warm days and cooler nights of autumn offer the perfect time to plant wildflowers. More...

World Wine Tour kicks off to benefit Ronald McDonald House

Myers Brettholtz & Company will present the seventh annual World Wine Tour at the Bell Tower Shops from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, benefiting Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southwest Florida. More...

Jail inmates help clean up animal shelter

The Animal Refuge Center, a no-kill shelter located in North Fort Myers, recently teamed up with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Day Work Program. More...

AMIkids Southwest Florida to host inaugural Raise the Bar fundraiser

AMIkids Southwest Florida will host the first annual Raise the Bar event from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, at The Marina at Edison Ford/Pincher’s. More...