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Reporter's notebook; Fashion shows, and 'ugly' bras on the calendar

November 3, 2014Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

It's that time of year again, when women's health boutiques are as likely to take their wares to the catwalk as they are to the fitting room. In honor of Women's Breast Cancer Awareness Month, women's health providers often participate in fashion shows, fundraisers and other promotions to spread awareness of the products they offer, and shed some light on an all-too serious subject, although, as provider Vicki Jones says, “We do fun stuff all the time.”Passion for fashionJones reached...

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Drive Medical aids in breast cancer fight

August 28, 2013HME News Staff

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. - Drive Medical is partnering with the American Cancer Society (ACS) to raise money to fight breast cancer, it announced Aug. 27. Drive will donate part of the proceeds from the purchase of its new Adjustable Height Rollator to the ACS Making Strides Against Breast Cancer campaign. The campaign supports research, treatment and awareness. The rollator, naturally, is pink.

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Education, events, and a 'queen' fill boutique calendars

October 24, 2012Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

For many Americans, the month of October means it's time raise awareness about breast cancer. For women's health providers, it's also a great time to remind patients and referral sources of the products that are available to help women post-surgery.“Women today are more schooled, but we do hear time and again when a woman comes in that they just realized that they could get new bras every year or a new prosthesis,” said Laurie Schneider, senior vice president, marketing and business development...

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