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...Army planes landed in Seattle after completing the first round-the-world flight in 175 days. In 1974, first lady Betty Ford underwent a mastectomy at Bethesda Naval Medical Center in Maryland, following discovery of a cancerous lump in her...

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This Day in History

...Army planes landed in Seattle, having completed the first round-the-world flight in 175 days. In 1974, first lady Betty Ford underwent a mastectomy at Bethesda Naval Medical Center in Maryland, following discovery of a cancerous lump in her...

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This Day in History

...their approval. In 1850, flogging was abolished as a form of punishment in the U.S. Navy. In 1974, first lady Betty Ford underwent a mastectomy at Bethesda Naval Medical Center in Maryland, following discovery of a cancerous lump in her...

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...baseball suspended him for 60 days in 1995 after he tested positive for cocaine. The previous year, he entered the Betty Ford Center in Rancho Mirage, Calif., and spent four weeks undergoing treatment for a substance abuse problem. In 1990...

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...insurance from age 40." In terms of public awareness, "prostate cancer is where breast cancer was 20 years ago before Betty Ford spoke out and it became part of daily conversation," McConnochie, 46, said. Prostate cancer can invade without symptoms...

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This Day in History

...mayor-commissioner of the District of Columbia (he'd been appointed by President Lyndon B. Johnson). In 1974, first lady Betty Ford underwent a mastectomy at Bethesda Naval Medical Center in Maryland, following discovery of a cancerous lump in her...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092807/sta_20070928010.shtml
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Hundreds to run or walk to raise awareness of breast, prostate cancer

...insurance from age 40." In terms of public awareness, "prostate cancer is where breast cancer was 20 years ago before Betty Ford spoke out and it became part of daily conversation," McConnochie, 46, said. Prostate cancer can invade without symptoms...

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Dole preparing for the part of First Gentleman.'' ``Oh puleeze,'' says Alter Ego. ``No really. Long before Betty Ford became a clinic, she spoke up for addiction. Nancy Reagan became a poster woman for breast cancer. Barbara Bush did...

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Alaska editorial: End 'drive-by' mastectomies

...certain age, our nation's collective memory of women who have beaten breast cancer goes instinctively to the vision of Betty Ford making a point to wave to well-wishers when she was released from the hospital. Sound off on the important issues...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/083007/opi_20070830006.shtml
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Juneau Empire Online Archive Sports: Strawberry headed for biggest year since '91 5/3/98

... Cooperstown? He certainly seemed to be headed there. Then came injuries, alcohol, cocaine and a trip to the Betty Ford Center. It got worse: a federal conviction on tax charges, a 60-day suspension following a positive drug test...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050398/strawberry.html

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