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Local fighters form Emerald Coast Ta Ta Tribe

Local fighters form Emerald Coast Ta Ta Tribe

Breast cancer is rare in women under 40. Only about 0.4% of women in their 30s will develop the disease according to the National Cancer Institute. But as Crystal Ji of Navarre will tell you, cancer does not discriminate. At the age of 31 she was handed the diagnosis no woman ever wants to hear. […]

Pinktober Fest improves outcomes for local women

Pinktober Fest improves outcomes for local women

Navarre Park turned pink Saturday during the Pink Pirates of Navarre’s annual Pinktober Fest. Vendors, games, music, raffle prizes and even grown men in colorfully decorated bras filled the park to fight breast cancer. Event coordinator Christin Stephens said this event improves outcomes for local women’s lives. Read the full article in the Oct. 19 […]

Should you get a prostate screening test?

Should you get a prostate screening test?

Prostate cancer, which affects 11.6 percent of men in the United States at some point in their lives, has actually shown a drop in the number of cases by an average of 5.8 percent each year over the last 10 years. Death rates also have been falling, 3.4 percent on average each year, according to […]