Wed., Oct. 17 in Camp Hill

Candlelight vigil attention to domestic violence

Domestic Violence Services of Cumberland & Perry Counties (DVSCP) was sadly reminded once again this year of how prevalent domestic violence is throughout our community. To honor and remember all …

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Cancer diagnosis

Hearing the word “cancer” can be a traumatic experience for anyone sitting in a doctor’s office reviewing test results. Shock, anger and/or denial may even set in upon receiving a …

The fight against cancer is never easy

Approximately 39.6 percent of men and women in the United States will be diagnosed with cancer at some point during their lifetimes, says the National Cancer Institute. According to Dr. Rachel …

Cancer does not discriminate based on race, gender or age

Cancer is often unpredictable, but many cancers can be found in the early stages before they have had the chance to metastasize. In many instances, the earlier cancer is detected, the more treatable …

Writing your way through cancer

When Lynn Scozzari wrote the beginning lines of that poem, “The Offering,” in 2013, she was staring at a photo of a naked woman seated on a rock, her arms thrust open to a valley below. Scozzari herself was in a conference room of a cancer center in La Jolla, Calif., seated at a table stocked with coffee and tissues.

Research published by Hershey Med Center

Local art 'humanizes' hospital rooms

Patients’ perceptions of the hospital they’re being treated in may be improved by the type of artwork hanging in hospital rooms, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers. …

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PUBLISHER'S NOTE - Sept/Oct 2018

By Louise Sukle lsukle@womannewspapers.com As awkward as it is, I think it’s important to find humor in any situation. Any woman who dared sneak a peek at her pancaked breast during a …

Social isolation may worsen breast cancer prospects

Patients with early breast cancer who are socially isolated have a higher risk of dying from their disease, a new study suggests. Women with fewer social ties — to friends, family, community …

Helping you coworker cope with cancer

If you have a coworker who has been diagnosed with cancer, you may wonder, “what can I do to help?” Before leaping right in, the experts at Cancer and Careers, a non-profit dedicated to …

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Purrrfect Valencia

Styles are always changing, but long-haired cats are ALWAYS in vogue! I'm Valencia, a Spanish name , but I have a French style of fur called Ombre. My luxurious locks start with black then gradually …

So Much Care It Hurts

Unneeded scans, therapy, surgery add to cancer patients’ ills

When Annie Dennison was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2016, she readily followed advice from her medical team, agreeing to harsh treatments in the hope of curing her disease. “You’re …

Harrisburg's annual Harmony Walk

Celebration of cooperation among religions