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Need an Alternative to Pads and Tampons? Consider These 5 Sustainable and Reusable Products

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Want to have a more comfortable period? Here are five safe alternatives to pads and tampons to make your cycle more sustainable and cost-effective.

New Year, New Strategies: Balance (and Maintain) Health and Life Goals

Woman In White Sweater Writing Text 2022 Goals In Open Notepad On The Table.

Happy New Year!  We’ve transitioned to another year, and I hope you’ve taken some time to both reflect on and commend yourself for everything you endured and worked hard for in 2021.  I certainly have, and I won’t stop here. To keep myself focused on my New Year’s (and beyond) resolutions, I’ll continue to reflect […]

Use the ‘Great Resignation’ to Change Your Relationship with Work

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When American society paused (or attempted to pause), the work-from-home (WFH) phenomenon acted like a stopgap for a leaking dam. With a severe health crisis mercilessly ravaging the globe, millions of us were forced to find safety in our homes. To keep businesses afloat amid the resulting economic collapse, many eligible employers relied on WFH […]

End of the Year Reflection: Finding Balance to End and Begin Again

Calm Serene African American Woman Meditating At Outdoor Group Yoga Class.

After a harrowing 2020, most of us approached 2021 with the mindset that our circumstances would be better or, at least, different — whether we anticipated new career transitions, living arrangements, perspective, workout regimes, or simply less anxiety about our seemingly crumbling society. Now, 2021 has come and is nearly gone. As we face the […]

Now What? 4 Key Steps to Take After a Breast Cancer Diagnosis

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When you receive a breast cancer diagnosis, it’s overwhelming, naturally. You’ll likely have at least a million thoughts flying through your mind at record speed.  I understand, and I’m on this journey, too. Because I’m fighting my own high risk for breast cancer diagnosis, I want to tell you that it’s OK. Scary? Absolutely. Still […]

The More You Know: Early Breast Cancer Detection and Treatment

Infographic: The More You Know: Early Breast Cancer Detection and Treatment

Think you know the risks associated with breast cancer? Let’s take a closer look at the impact of early detection and access to treatment! To check out the infographic below, you can select it for a closer look or scroll below it for the text version. 👉 When you’re done, don’t forget to explore my […]

Breast Cancer Awareness — Unique Journeys of the Disease

Woman in boxing stance for Breast Cancer Awareness

Every October, people all over the world show their support for everyone affected by breast cancer — and this has been the case since Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM) was founded in 1985. With all the funding and support this disease has received as a result of BCAM, the American Cancer Society reports that breast […]

Don’t Wait to Schedule Your Next Mammogram—Here’s Why They’re Important

Happy Doctor Assisting Woman Undergoing Mammogram

In the second blog of my #BreastCancerAwareness series, we’re talking about mammograms — A.K.A. the best way to screen for breast cancer — and how a mammogram can save your life. Plus, if you need a mammogram but aren’t insured, keep reading!

The Importance of Screenings — A Physician’s Breast Cancer Journey

Breast Cancer Awareness: Pink Ribbon And Stethoscope On Gray Table

Life sure knows how to throw us curve balls — and I happen to be writing this as I recover from a major one. I didn’t expect to have to share this update, but here goes nothing: I recently had a preventative mastectomy. After receiving a diagnosis that left me with few options of ensuring […]

Why You’re So Tired — 6 Ways Your Health Impacts Your Exhaustion

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Do you feel tired and sluggish? Read this article to learn if the culprit behind your fatigue is one of these six common health issues.