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Lesser known types of breast cancer

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Many people have been touched by breast cancer. Whether you have dealt with your own diagnosis or that of a friend or family member, the prevalence of breast cancer has left few people without a story to tell about a personal experience with this potentially deadly disease. According to Breastcancer.org, a nonprofit organization dedicated to […]

Civil Servant of the Week: Fort Bend County’s Don Brady

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Don Brady has spent most of his professional career constructing and managing private buildings and facilities. But he counts his 9.5 years as Fort Bend County’s Director of Facilities Management and Planning as the most rewarding of his career. “There was an opportunity to give back to the community with some […]

Vitamin D and breast cancer link

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Try as they may, the thousands upon thousands of medical researchers, scientists and doctors around the world have not yet figured out a way to eradicate cancer. Ongoing studies examining the disease as well as its risk factors may not have yielded a cure, but they certainly have helped shape a number of different methods […]

Agency provides mobile mammograms

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Dr. Daniel Roubein, a radiologist with more than 20 years of experience, recommends that women 40 years old and older get a mammogram once a year. There are exceptions when it should be done earlier, such as family history. Roubein wanted to make it easier for women to get access to mammograms, so last October, […]

Rosenberger Construction hires McCann, Williams

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General contractor Rosenberger Construction has hired Garth McCann as Senior Project Manager and Jordan Williams as Marketing Manager. McCann has managed construction projects for 18 years, in Houston as well as the Rocky Mountain region. He graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science in Construction Science. Also a Texas A&M University graduate, […]

Knowing and recognizing the signs of breast cancer may save your life

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As with many types of cancer, breast cancer is most successfully treated when it is detected early. Over the previous quarter century, death rates for breast cancer have been on the decline, a positive development that Breastcancer.org, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing reliable, complete and up-to-date information about breast cancer, suggests is a byproduct […]

Harfield’s arm powers Clements offense

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By Adrian Martin For The Star The Clements High football team offers a well-rounded menu and its house specialty are carefully prepared by quarterback Kolt Harfield. The 17-year-old has been serving defenses a cold dose of reality since his sophomore season. From the start, he’s undoubtedly been one of Fort Bend’s best. Rangers head football […]

Government, citizen collaboration is necessary for local success

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com “If anyone thinks the words government and efficiency belong in the same sentence, we have counseling available.” Raise your hand if you think that quote is from a libertarian or a Tea Party member. If you answered in the affirmative, you’re batting 0-for-1. It belonged to the late former U.S. Senator […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Tributes

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Tribute to Verna Lund: “Mom, not only have you survived, you’ve thrived!  Thank you for being an example to all of us of how to be brave and forever young at heart.  Pam” Thank you for doing this tribute! – Pam Sigurdson Tribute to Velner Sazma My mother, Velner Clark Sazma, passed away June 1979. […]

County looking for stronger gaming regulations

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By Christina Martinez christina@theleadernews.com The two words: “Game room” are usually associated with a negative context and are two words law enforcement officials and area residents aren’t particularly supportive of. The city of Houston piggybacked on Harris County’s regulations that are far stricter in enforcing and regulating game rooms. With Harris County cracking down on […]

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