Category: Blog

How Overturning Roe v. Wade Impacts People and Safe States

A Hand Holding A Sign Supporting Protecting Roe V. Wade During A Protest

The possibility of the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade—on top of the many states that have already criminalized abortion—sadly means that the future may be as marred for us as the past was for those who first fought for these rights.

Breaking the Bias: 3 Harsh Realities of Gender Bias in Healthcare

Break The Bias: Diverse group of women stand together with arms crossed

Here’s the reality: Gender and power significantly matter in healthcare.  It shouldn’t matter (imagine all the people missing out on care because of it!), and my hope is that we continue to work to create a future where all that matters in health care is what you need.  👉  Before I continue, I want to […]

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

Rebecca Manning photo of a menstrual cup sitting on a plate.

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

Young Woman With Note Help On Forehead At Workplace. Space For T

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

Close Up Photo Of Back of Young Woman With Cancer Looking At The Ocean

Learning about and navigating your breast cancer diagnosis is overwhelming and may spur a myriad of complex feelings to face and cope with. I truly believe mental and physical health go hand-in-hand, and it’s important now more than ever to maintain them as much as you can.

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!

Breast Cancer Awareness — Unique Journeys of the Disease

Woman in boxing stance for Breast Cancer Awareness

Each year, about 255,000 women get breast cancer and 42,000 women die from the disease. But because of the lack of access to screening services throughout 2020, American women will likely be diagnosed with an estimated 281,550 new cases of invasive breast cancer.

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!