Tag Archive: women’s health

Apr 27

Empowering Our Sisters : Our Journey to Wellness

Saturday I attended the 3rd Annual Health, Wellness and Empowerment Summit presented by the Wilmington Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. The Empowering Our Sisters: Our Journey to Wellness event was held at the John H. Ammon Medical Education Center at the Christiana Hospital.  I was invited to attend and to provide social …

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Oct 26

From the Hooters to the Tooter, Get Checked During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

From the Hooters to the Tooter, Get Them Checked During Breast Cancer Awareness Month October is more than a month of falling leaves, trips to the Apple Orchards and Crock Pot meals. For me it also signals the time to put my legs in stirrups and to have my boobies mashed between two metal plates. …

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Apr 07

Summer: Golden Period To Get Healthy For Women {Guest Post}

In celebration of World Health Day   Summer: Golden Period To Get Healthy For Women   The long, hot, lazy days of summer are the perfect time to relax, and for women to take a few simple steps to improve their health. These warm weather health tips are easy and do not require a lot …

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Oct 08

From the Hooters to the Tooter, Get Them Checked During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Hello friends and welcome to this week’s feature of  “Wellness Wednesday”. October is more than a month of falling leaves, trips to the Apple Orchards and Crock Pot meals. For me it also signals the time to put my legs in stirrups and to have my boobies mashed between two metal plates.   Yep, it’s …

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Aug 03

Caltrate Gummy Bites

Hello friends, If you recall, last year my GYN diagnosed me with being Vitamin D Deficient, so I started taking Vitamin D pills.  If you are anything like me, you don’t like taking hard-to-swallow pills and may take softgels instead. I had seen Gummy Vitamins on the shelves at our local drug stores but always …

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Apr 21

Super Foods for Seniors | Cancer Fighters

Hello Friends and Happy Monday I trust you all have a wonderful weekend and a blessed Easter/Resurrection Sunday. This week’s chapter of Super Foods is near and dear to my heart, especially since hubby just had surgery to remove the cancer from his small intestines. Many believe as I do that we all have cancerous cells but …

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Mar 09

Love/Avon Army of Women | Guest Post

Each year, 19,000 new cases of breast cancer occur among African American women. That’s 19,000 too many. According to the American Cancer Society, the five-year survival rate of breast cancer for African American women is 77%, compared to white women’s rate of 90%. In addition, African American women are more likely to develop breast cancer …

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Feb 20

A Woman’s Heart

Hello Friends and Happy Thankful Thursday  Did you know that heart disease is the biggest killer of women, more than breast, ovarian and cervical cancer combined.  The scariest thing about heart disease for women is that over 64% of them who die suddenly of a heart attack had no previous symptoms.  Heart disease is caused …

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Feb 07

Go Red For Women Day

10 Ways to Go Red This February                             Know your Risks ~ Live Healthy ~ Get Involved ~ Share Your Story via YouTube   Wear Your Red and Post Your Pictures (here)  Use the hashtag #GoRedChallenge on Twitter or Instagram   As an ex-smoker since …

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May 14

Vanessa Williams, Handbags & Hearts

“Vanessa Williams is one of the most respected and multi-faceted performers in entertainment today.  Vanessa’s passion for heart health education is a personal one – both of her grandmothers died from heart attacks at a young age, which has been the driving force behind Vanessa’s own healthy and active lifestyle. ” Vanessa has teamed up …

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