October is officially over and so is Breast Cancer Awareness month, but that doesn't mean that our commitment to taking care of our bodies should also come to an end.
Martina McBride was in the ballroom at Dancing with the Stars last night singing her breast cancer awareness song - I’m Gonna Love You Through It. Pink is all around me and for a great cause.
October. Fall arrives, the kids are excitedly picking out their Halloween costumes and football season is in full swing. But there is also a certain sadness and emptiness that I really feel during the month of October. October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. It is also the month that our first episode of the Supernanny aired - right after Nana died from breast cance
By Seana Roubinek and Patricia Walters-Fischer
My best friend, Seana, got sideswiped last month.
After years of anticipating she’d get breast cancer (she’s got a very strong family history and the BRAC1 mutation), she received an unexpected diagnosis of stage 3 ovarian cancer.
If you watched any football last Sunday, you probably noticed a lot of pink on the field. Coaches were wearing pink ribbons and pink hats. Players suited up in pink shoes and pink gloves. Even the referees joined in this year, with pink whistles to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Breast cancer has affected us all in one way or another through our own mother, sister, aunt, friend or friend-of-a-friend who was diagnosed or passed away from the disease. It is a devastating cancer that has the power to hurt our lives in a terrible way. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, we wanted to highlight a side of the disease that often goes untold: Metastatic breast cancer (MBC).
The word mammogram tends to evoke a sense of dread and fear in most women. But getting a mammogram is not only recommended, it’s essential for a woman’s health.
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, we want to help you deal with the issues that matter most. When a friend or loved one is diagnosed with breast bancer, it’s a mind-numbing, awful experience for everyone affected. You also might be unsure how to show your love.
We’ve created a list of ways to express your support and deepest sympathies - and to do what you can to help your friend when she needs you the most.
It was no easy task to convince my 11 year-old, Chloe to watch a one-hour documentary on Gloria Steinem, Monday night on HBO, but I’m glad that I did.
As a fitness specialist, I'm often asked about how exercise effects breastfeeding, from milk production and babies' weight gain to whether the baby will accept the breast. There's been a lot of research done on this topic, and I've provided the answers to some of the most common questions I've received here: