PHOTO CREDIT: Vanessa Bieler To mark my 10 year anniversary of being cured of breast cancer, Shaney Jo of Keep A Breast Foundation and Non Toxic Revolution asked me to put on paper 10 things that have come into focus. Any experience can be a teacher and disease certainly provided that opportunity for me. No pink ribbons… Read more »
Photograph by © Miana Jun While preparing for my second mastectomy, I wanted to do something different to help with the emotional transition of losing my breast. This was to be a prophylactic surgery—I carry the BRCA-1 gene—and unlike my previous mastectomy, I had the gift of additional time to prepare for this loss. I was… Read more »
Keep A Breast teamed up with verynice studio and The Rare Studios to re-think the role of smart phones in breast cancer awareness and prevention. The FREE app provides a visual step-by-step overview of the breast self-exam and allows you to easily schedule an automatic monthly reminder with a pop-up text reminder.
While everyone is at risk of getting breast cancer, African American women under 40 tend to have more aggressive, and ultimately deadlier tumors. To find out what young African American woman can do I spoke with Reona Berry, a breast cancer survivor and executive director, and co-founder of the AABCA (African American Breast Cancer Association)…. Read more »
A foreword: I wrote this blog before the shooting in Orlando and while the LGBTQ community is unfortunately familiar with acts of discrimination and violence this most recent atrocity brought back into my mind the importance of community. We are of all different backgrounds and while our sexuality may not define us, it does link… Read more »
Chia seeds may look like they’re not a big deal, but those little guys pack a serious healthy punch! In fact, they’ve even been associated with reducing the risks of many adverse health conditions and give you vital nutrients.
Today is #GivingTuesday, a global movement for giving back to the causes that are closest to our hearts. We appreciate any way you support us and thank you for joining is on our journey to a future focused on prevention. We’ve rounded up some easy ways to support your favorite cause that isn’t a direct donation.
This summer on Vans Warped Tour we partnered with Breast Cancer Fund and Clean Water Action to ask kids what they knew about harmful chemicals in cosmetics and personal care. The answers amazed us and we want to know more!
As we get older it gets harder and harder to stave off those extra pounds. Whether it’s our hectic schedules or just plain laziness, there are easy things we can do to make sure that we aren’t contributing to the slowing of our natural fat burner, our metabolism!