Smoking marijuana has "remarkable" effect on diabetic problems and may lower risk of getting the disease, a study published on Wednesday states. This news comes a few days after a presentation at the annual conference of the American Urological Association that links heavy pot use to a much lower r ... More >>
Jennifer Dempsey, the 35-year-old Phoenix woman accused of lying about her age to teenage boys she had sex with, lying about being pregnant, and lying about having cancer, pleaded not guilty to her charges this morning.The actual charges she's facing are related to Dempsey's meeting a pair of teenag ... More >>
In case you missed it, Phoenix police arrested 35-year-old Jennifer Dempsey yesterday for allegedly having sex with a pair of boys, ages 14 and 16.According to Phoenix police, Dempsey had convinced the boys she was 16, and then lied about being pregnant. On a related note, police say that for the pa ... More >>
Melissa FossumThe Love Me NotsAs much as my inner-feminist resents a show called "Boobapalooza," last night's Rhythm Room breast cancer benefit was rather respectful. Uh, in its own way. I guess if you consider vintage footage of pinups dancing with bouncing, healthy breasts on white sand be ... More >>
Not one to sugar-coat anything, writer and breast cancer survivor Tania Katan has her own version of a public service announcement this October. It's Breast Cancer Awareness Month and boy am I hungry! Every October, we gather with friends and loved ones to race for a cure, think about how ... More >>
Meghan McCain, daughter of Senator John McCain, is taking the high road after Fox News' biggest blabbermouth, Glenn Beck, went on his radio show earlier this week and pretended to puke into a bucket when he saw McCain in a new skin cancer PSA, in which she appears naked from the shoulders up.On h ... More >>
This statue was stolen from the Cancer Survivors ParkSometimes criminals defy the bounds of political correctness -- like whoever stole a statue depicting a cancer patient from a Phoenix park. Phoenix Police Sergeant Tommy Thompson tells New Times that someone broke a 4-foot-high bronze statue f ... More >>
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There's just about an hour left in a charity auction of a limited edition red and black 12" of The Love Me Nots most recent record on May Cause Dizziness Records.Proceeds go to The Susan Komen Foundation in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month.Why? Well, in case you missed the news, LMN singer ... More >>
There's a gorgeous Christmas tree at The Urban Tea Loft in downtown Chandler, but it's not any ol' decoration. It's all to raise money for breast cancer research, and through the end of the year, the tree in the cafe serves as a reminder to people that the search for a c ... More >>
RSVP Public Relations Chompie's just announced that they are selling pink bagels from now until October 30, donating some of the proceeds to the Susan G. Komen fund. Besides Chompie's, we have noticed a lot of other products turning pink for the month of October, so we decided to see j ... More >>
Jimmy Eat World singer puts on some shows
Stephanie Foxx and the rest of Rock LobsterStephanie Foxx, lead singer of Martini Ranch's resident 80s cover band Rock Lobster will be honored as the Honorary Race Chair of the 2009 Komen Phoenix Race for the Cure. Foxx, a Chandler resident and mother of two, was diagnosed with breast cancer earl ... More >>
Image: Stand Up to Cancer Jimmy Fallon is among the celebrities supporting the anti-cancer effort. How bad is pancreatic cancer? Ninety percent of people who find out they have it die within a year. And the pancreas isn't even a brand-name digestive organ, like the kidney ... More >>
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