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When Men Get Breast Cancer, They Enter A World Of Pink

Most breast cancer cases are in women, so treatment and support are geared toward them. Men with breast cancer can feel isolated. One man was given a pink ice pack and told to put it in his bra.

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For Mardi Gras, Les Bon Temps Rouler In Mobile, Ala., Too

Most people think of New Orleans on Mardi Gras. But the pre-Lenten celebration has roots in another Gulf Coast city. Mobile, Ala., proudly bills itself as the "mother of mystics."

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In Earthquake-Rattled Taiwan, A Somber Start To Lunar New Year

Taiwanese officials canceled traditional New Year celebrations and instead went to temples to pray for earthquake victims.

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