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Life

Photos: Calico Station's Bras for Breast Cancer Awareness

Photos: Calico Station's Bras for Breast Cancer AwarenessBuddy Bears!
  • Life
  • 1 month ago
Community

Hendricks Day School works hard to donate 200+ Buddy Bears!

Hendricks Day School works hard to donate 200+ Buddy Bears!You can still donate Buddy Bears at any Chase Bank through Oct. 31st.
  • Community
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Life

Grace Lutheran kicks off its Buddy Bear drive for cancer patients

Grace Lutheran kicks off its Buddy Bear drive for cancer patientsSome students are even doing chores to earn the money to buy the bears.
  • Life
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
High School Sports

Football team shaves heads in support of teammate's mom

Football team shaves heads in support of teammate's momShaving her head was daunting for Emmie Russon, but she was joined by her son and his football team.
  • High School Sports
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Local

Elementary school kicks off Buddy Bear drive

Elementary school kicks off Buddy Bear driveThe students at Swimming Pen Creek Elementary in Clay County deserve a big A+. They worked with their parents, teachers and staff to collect 456 bears to give to chemo patients fighting any type of cancer. Jeannie Blaylock reports.
  • Local
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
People

Buddy Check success story kicks off Buddy Bear drive

Buddy Check success story kicks off Buddy Bear driveWhen Claudia went to the doctor for a stress test, they found a mass in her chest, but said tests showed it wasn't cancer. It turns out, Claudia was right -- it was breast cancer. But she caught it. Jeannie Blaylock reports.
  • People
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Cancer News

LSI employees rally to donate Buddy Check Backpacks

LSI employees rally to donate Buddy Check BackpacksThanks to the men and women at LSI, Inc. for raising enough money to buy nine Buddy Check 12 Backpacks
  • Cancer News
  • 6 months, 2 weeks ago
Florida News

NFL prospect delivers on promise to mother

NFL prospect delivers on promise to motherAs a third-grader growing up in inner-city Miami, Teddy Bridgewater made a promise to his mother that one day he would buy her a pink Cadillac Escalade.
  • Florida News
  • 6 months, 3 weeks ago
Buddy Check 12

Orange Park teacher shows students upside of fighting breast cancer

Orange Park teacher shows students upside of fighting breast cancerIf anyone ever has a down moment fighting breast cancer, the best medicine might be just to walk into the first grade classroom of Suzanne Bennett.
  • Buddy Check 12
  • 7 months, 2 weeks ago
Buddy Check 12

Buddy Check woman aiming to be Braves Honorary Bat Girl

Buddy Check woman aiming to be Braves Honorary Bat GirlLeigh is trying to be an Honorary Bat Girl during Breast Cancer Awareness Month for the Atlanta Braves.
  • Buddy Check 12
  • 7 months, 2 weeks ago
Buddy Check 12

Brunswick woman excited to receive Buddy Check Backpack

Brunswick woman excited to receive Buddy Check BackpackLeigh Langford is a mom in Brunswick, Georgia, who is willing to say that being bald is not really her thing.
  • Buddy Check 12
  • 8 months, 2 weeks ago
Health

New study suggests women with cancer gene should remove their ovaries before age 35 to reduce risk

New study suggests women with cancer gene should remove their ovaries before age 35 to reduce riskIt's a scary thought for many women in their 20's and 30's but it could save their life.
  • Health
  • 9 months ago
Local

Baptist needs stage 4 breast cancer patients in vaccine trial

Baptist needs stage 4 breast cancer patients in vaccine trialBaptist Cancer Institute is looking for women who have stage 4 breast cancer and treatment appears not to be working.
  • Local
  • 9 months, 1 week ago
Buddy Check 12

How to get a free Buddy Check Backpack full of goodies

How to get a free Buddy Check Backpack full of goodiesIt's brand new thanks to Buddy Check 12 and Baptist Health and two creative breast cancer survivors in Waycross, Georgia
  • Buddy Check 12
  • 9 months, 2 weeks ago
Local

Nominate your guy for Buddy Check 'Man of the Month'

Nominate your guy for Buddy Check 'Man of the Month'<p>Maybe your guy can be our next Buddy Check "Man of the Month." The January 'Man of the Month' is Rafael Castro-Leon, who made sure his wife stayed up beat about her double mastectomy.&nbsp; To nominate your man, just email Jeannie...
  • Local
  • 10 months, 2 weeks ago
Local

Buddy Check 12 success story: Jamey Jo McCoy

Buddy Check 12 success story: Jamey Jo McCoyJamey Jo McCoy says she's done Buddy Check 12 for years.&nbsp; Last year on December 12th she found a lump. Not just any lump.
  • Local
  • 11 months, 2 weeks ago
Health

TV on the Web: Heartwarming story of a man in a pink tutu

TV on the Web: Heartwarming story of a man in a pink tutuA loving husband found a unique and heartwarming way to help his wife get through chemo.
  • Health
  • 11 months, 2 weeks ago
Health

Care navigator helps breast cancer patients through treatment

Care navigator helps breast cancer patients through treatmentThe diagnoses of breast cancer is something no person can prepare themselves for. To help it's patients through the process, the Waldo County General Hospital has a Breast Care Navigator.
  • Health
  • 11 months, 2 weeks ago

About Buddy Check 12

Everyone knows if you detect breast cancer early, your odds of beating it are better than 90 percent so it makes sense to do self exams. Over a decade ago, First Coast News' Jeannie Blaylock partnered with Baptist Health to create Buddy Check 12 -- designed to promote monthly breast self-examinations and to educate women on the importance of early detection. Watch Jeannie's Buddy Check 12 reports every 12th of the month on First Coast News and remind a buddy to self-check for breast cancer. Call (904)202-CARE to our partner, Baptist Health, and we'll mail you the Buddy Check 12 kits with stickers for free.

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