September 30, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

Debunking common myths about breast cancer treatment

After a breast cancer diagnosis, women (and men) have to weigh many, often complex treatment options. Then, along with the help of their medical team and family members, they must make important choices about their care.  More...

Live a healthy lifestyle to prevent cancer

The American Cancer Society offers these guidelines for nutrition and physical activity for cancer prevention. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

CALENDAR GIRLS

Local actresses bare it all for a good cause

Pat Clopton never had a burning desire to take her clothes off in public. But when the opportunity presented itself recently, the local actress, just a handful of weeks shy of 80, thought: What the hell? More...

Reduced prices aim to attract women, youngsters to Theatre

Theatre Conspiracy’s 2015 – 16 season is a celebration of female playwrights and their contribution to theater as a whole. Ordinarily, plays written by men dominate stages in Southwest Florida, just as they do in the rest of the country. More...

Wahlberg still cruising as a New Kid

CELEBRITY EXTRA

Q: I am a reality- TV junkie and got totally hooked on “Rock This Boat: New Kids on the Block.” Will they be filming another season?  — Jennie T., via Facebook   More...

Submit your photos to celebrate Old Courthouse’s 100th birthday

Lee County welcomes photo submissions to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Old Courthouse, the stately landmark at 2120 Main St., Fort Myers.  More...

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS EVENTS

¦ Racks & Reels Ladies Fishing Tournament   Friday and Saturday, Oct. 2-3  Fish Tale Marina, Fort Myers Beach  More...

Who should get a mammogram and when?

Numerous studies have shown that getting a mammogram and a breast exam reduces the risk of dying from breast cancer. Breast cancers found during a mammogram are more likely to be smaller and still confined to the breast. 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...

Business News

Walking into the future

Designing pedestrian-friendly communities

Like a perfect economic storm of the future showing only the first real edges of new urbanism, the following events took place almost simultaneously late last week:  More...

Striking the balance between inflation and deflation

MONEY & INVESTING

I own a business buying and selling estate jewelry and diamonds, and so I hear some wild stories. More...

UF: Consumer sentiment reflects lingering effects of stock market correction

Consumer sentiment among Floridians fell almost three points in September to 87.9, according to the latest University of Florida consumer survey. Among the five components that make up the index, four declined and one increased.  More...

Real Estate News

First two models near completion at Cypress Walk

The first two model homes near completion at Cypress Walk, Neal Communities’ newest gated community in Fort Myers. Planned to open in October 2015, the sales center will be located at 11573 Gray Egret Circle, Fort Myers.  More...

Waterfront living at Miromar Lakes is easy in the Nevis by Gulfshore Homes

The Nevis model by Gulfshore Homes in Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club is ideal for those who desire an active waterfront lifestyle. More...

House Hunting:

3581 Lakemont Drive, Bonita Springs

This newly renovated estate home with a pool and spa on an oversized lot is perfect for a large family or grandparents with grandchildren. More...