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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell talks during a press conference at the Hilton Hotel on September 19, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

As Roger Goodell Breaks Silence on Domestic Abuse, Another NFL Sponsor Speaks Out

Procter & Gamble is canceling an on-field breast cancer awareness promotion it had been planning with the National Football League, the latest sponsor to respond to the NFL’s growing problems.


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Cold Caps Tested To Prevent Hair Loss During Chemo

WASHINGTON (AP) — The first time Miriam Lipton had breast cancer, her thick locks fell out two weeks after starting chemotherapy. The second time breast cancer struck, Lipton gave her scalp a deep chill and […]


Head coach Daniel Snyder's wife, Tanya, of the Washington Redskins wears a pin showcasing Breast Cancer Awareness month before the game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at FedExField on October 4, 2009 in Landover, Maryland. Many players and officials in the NFL wore pink as part of breast cancer awareness month. The Redskins defeated the Buccaneers 16-13. (Credit: Larry French/Getty Images)

Dan Snyder’s Wife Named ‘Mother of the Year’ by American Cancer Society

Daniel Snyder’s wife Tanya was presented with the Mother of the Year award during a ceremony held by the American Cancer Society in Washington on Wednesday.


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RG3’s Pink Cleats, Photos Raise $33K For Charity

Here’s another measuring stick for the popularity of Robert Griffin III. It took him only a few minutes to raise $33,000 for the American Cancer Society.


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How To Help Your Kids Choose The Best Extra-Curricular Activities

Help your kids learn and prepare for the future through after-school activities.


A new study finds that cancer screenings have declined in recent years. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Study: Cancer Screenings In US Decline, Researchers Troubled

Cancer screenings in the US have declined in recent years, and many believe this is due to an ongoing medical debate over the harms and benefits of screenings.


A new study shows that low-income smokers pay a huge portion of city taxes. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Study: Low-Income Smokers Spend 25 Percent Of Income On Cigarettes

Low-income smokers in New York spend 25 percent of their income on cigarettes.


File photo of a woman getting a mammogram. (credit: D. Clarke Evans/NBAE via Getty Images)

Study: Mammograms Might Raise Chances Of Women Developing Breast Cancer

Mammograms aimed at finding breast cancer might actually raise the chances of developing it in young women whose genes put them at higher risk for the disease, a study by leading European cancer agencies suggests.