A World Of Difference – Two Women Discuss Their Experience With Breast Cancer

They are the three words that no one ever wants to say, let alone hear: You have cancer. They are the start of a conversation that unfortunately occurs at imaging centers far too often. What happens next can make all the difference in the world.

 

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And The Oscar Goes To…

The time has come for the Academy of Motions Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to hand out awards to the best in movie-making across 24 categories. The so-called major awards of the night (Best Picture, Director, Actor, Actress, Supporting Actor, Supporting Actress, Original Screenplay and Adapted Screenplay) are mostly covered by the nine films nominated for Best Picture, with only three exceptions….

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D.C. Delivers

The city is instantly recognizable. You’ve seen it all of your life in history books, newspapers, TV, movies and every night on the national news. It is the back
drop for presidential speeches, political protests and congressional scandals. But as a travel destination, it is a star in its own right. Washington D.C. has it all: historical monuments, one-of-a-kind museums, luxury hotels, great shopping and fabulous restaurants….

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Forever Paisley, Etro Fashions

In 1968 founder Gerolamo “Gimmo” Etro launched a line of fabrics embellished with uniquely opulent motifs, leading to the sale of furnishing textiles in 1981. The company adopted a distinctive droplet-shaped pattern as its signature, customizing a design that originated in Mesopotamia, Persia, and India before the weavers of the Scottish textile town of Paisley made the ornamentation famous….

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Hungry For Love

Fine dining is easy to find year-round in the Valley, but on the 14th of February certain chefs create the perfect aura of romance. Since it falls on a Friday this year, many restaurants offer Valentine specials through the weekend. Reservations are recommended. And while true love lasts forever, …

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The pARTy

Phoenix Art Museum’s annual fundraiser the pARTy, themed “Hollywood Glamour” will take place March 22. The pARTy 2014, chaired by Erin Gogolak, has become one of the Valley’s highly anticipated events playing a vital role in providing support to the Museum and the arts community.

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Read My Pins At PAM

They say it all started, in the beginning, with a serpent.

 

No, this isn’t the opening line to the story of the Garden of Eden. This is how the incredible collection of 200 broaches and pins of former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright became legendary enough to warrant a museum show, and one that has traveled the nation before arriving at Phoenix Art Museum in late 2013.

 

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Great Dates

The biggest date night of the year is right in the middle of this short month, but that doesn’t mean that we should ignore the other 364 days of the year. Whether you are single, in a relationship or married for years, it’s always a good idea to have a few great date ideas in mind to make that certain someone feel special. …

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Weighing In

A pound here, two pounds there, before you know it your clothes are feeling a bit tight.  Add a little over-indulgence during the holidays, and you find yourself welcoming the New Year with an extra ten pounds.  That weight gain can lead to serious problems, especially if it goes unaddressed year after year. The health risks of being overweight are serious.  According to Bariatric Specialist Dr. Suzanne Bentz of Red Mountain Weight Loss, diabetes, high blood pressure, arthritis …

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Innovations In Surgery

Faster, better, easier…We are always looking for the next best thing that will change our lives.  From electronics and transportation to energy drinks and work-out routines, inventors are constantly pushing to discover how to take everything we do and use to the next level.  This same determination drives surgeons to find better techniques and procedures to improve patient outcomes and satisfaction.

 

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Sleep Your Way To Better Health

Catch some z’s. Get forty winks.  Hit the hay.  Doze.  Snooze.  Shut eye. Whatever you call it, one thing is for sure: sleep is an important part of our lives.  Over the course of a lifetime, the average person will spend one-third of their lives asleep, an amount too significant to be ignored. It’s one of those things you don’t think about until you miss it.  Ever tried to function after a night of little to no sleep?

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Saks Fifth Avenue Celebrates

Surrounded by dozens of candles, a long, white carpet marked the entrance to Saks Fifth Avenue’s dazzling event held on November 7.  Celebrating their 50th year in the Valley, Saks hosted a cocktail reception in honor of Phoenix Art Museum’s upcoming Hollywood Costume exhibition. Arriving from the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, this exhibition will be the theme of the annual pARTy Gala to be held on March 22, 2014.

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In The Zone – Amen Iseghohi

Amen Iseghohi is on a mission to make the world a better place, one child at a time. As the man behind the revolutionary AmenZone Fitness centers around the Valley, he is putting lessons learned at a young age to work for kids and adults alike in the hopes of starting a fitness revolution.

 

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Back To Basics

Ok, so you had an extra helping at Christmas dinner and maybe a few more cookies than you meant to eat last month.  If your skinny jeans have turned into can’t-button-them-up jeans, it’s time to get moving and undo that holiday damage before it takes up permanent residence. You’re not the first person who indulged a bit too much during the October to December food fest, and you won’t be the last one, …

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2013 Key To The Cure

Saks Fifth Avenue Phoenix rolled out the pink carpet to welcome a stunning crowd of women ready to show their support in the fight against cancer. This year marked the 15th anniversary of Key to the Cure, Saks Fifth Avenue’s initiative to fight women’s cancers.

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See, Hear, Feel

What would change if you could hear the subject of a photograph speak to you? If you could hear the wind moving through the trees in a landscape photograph? How would your experience change as it became not just a world you could see, but also a world you could hear?

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