Science is honing in on better ways to treat chronic pain. Read about it in this AARP series.
by Bill Newcott, AARP The Magazine, November 1, 2010
More November Birthdays:
Nov. 1: Fernando Valenzuela (50)
Nov. 4: Kathy Griffin (50)
Nov. 4: Markie Post (60)
Nov. 4: Doris Roberts (80)
Nov. 5: Tilda Swinton (50)
Nov. 5: Elke Sommer (60)
Nov. 15: Sam Waterston (70)
Nov. 17: RuPaul (50)
Nov. 18: Elizabeth Perkins (50)
Nov. 21: Stan Musial (90)
Nov. 24: Stanley Livington (50)
Nov. 25: Amy Grant (50)
Nov. 28: Ed Harris (60)
Nov. 29: Cathy Moriarty (50)
The Big 5-Oh: November 23
As you'd expect, maverick former ESPN anchor Robin Roberts — a SportsCenter host when women rarely worked as sportscasters — doesn't like to lose. So after her diagnosis with breast cancer in 2007, the Good Morning America cohost fought the disease publicly, speaking frankly about her condition on air and even occasionally forsaking her wig while on chemotherapy.
"She kicked the cancer on its ass," says her pal Martina Navratilova, a fellow breast cancer survivor. "And she did it with a smile on her face."
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