Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, is putting the strength of its corporate brand behind cancer awareness. In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the retail giant and several of its vendors are collaborating to fill store aisles with pink-colored products. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of those products will go to organizations [...]
What does it mean to be a survivor? Can we find peace once we survive situations in our lives that demand courage under fire? We all survive in many ways in order to reach our day-to-day goals, but it can be an added struggle when a tremendous situation is placed before us that tests our [...]
By Chef Beverly Lee As summer rolls into fall and the temperatures begin to cool down, I always find comfort in foods that remind me of my childhood. When I was growing up, my mom never had time to make chicken pot pie so my sister and I normally found our comfort in the Swanson [...]
It was nothing short of a nightmare what Sherry Biggham experienced right before the Christmas holidays in 2009. Feeling a sharp, “excruciating pain” in her left breast, she immediately made an appointment with her physician. “My doctor examined my breast and urged me to get it checked by another breast specialist — an oncologist,” Biggham [...]
It does not matter if you are a woman or a man. Your ethnicity does not matter. It does not matter if you are Christian or Jewish. It does not matter where you live. Your salary does not matter. We are all susceptible to breast cancer. It knows no boundaries. What does matter is that this is your life.
For the typical woman, the daily struggle to maintain a fashionable hairstyle can be enough to drive her crazy. For a woman losing hair due to circumstances she cannot control such as illness, stress, age or medical treatments, the range of emotions can be overwhelming.
Las Vegas is celebrated around the world for its glitz, but on the other side of that glamour is a city with one of the nation’s highest foreclosure rates. In that light, the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco is teaming up with Chase, Wells Fargo and Las Vegas housing counseling agencies to bring the foreclosure prevention and first-time homebuyer workshops to the Cashman Center on Oct. 22 from 9a.m. until 2p.m.. Congresswoman Shelley Berkley will appear as a special guest.
She burst onto the big screen in the 1997 drama “Eve’s Bayou,” but in the decade-plus since that audacious big-screen debut (actually, if you pay close attention, you’ll notice her very brief cameo in “Friday,” which came two years earlier), Meagan Good has become one of Hollywood’s most recognizable black actresses.
There are many young women who believe they are not susceptible to breast cancer. This may be true for some, but there are a number of factors that might dictate further examination and investigation.