HOW TO KEEP YOUR LUNGS HEALTHY & WHY

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October is Healthy Lung Awareness Month   It is officially October, which of course means Breast Care Awareness month, but it is also National Healthy Lung month. Lung Health Day is October 28th, so this is a perfect time to bring awareness. Lung health is important to me because over the course of a year, I watched two very loved …

16 TIPS TO GET BACK ON TRACK | NICOLE WILKINS

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Nicole Wilkins knows how to stay on track and wants to share with you her tips and strategies to Get Back on Track! Did you overdo it a bit too much over the holidays or at a party last night? Worrying about it won’t help. No one is perfect.   Beating yourself up is a complete waste of time. You …

WHAT IT IS REALLY LIKE TO HAVE A CHILD WITH FOOD ALLERGIES

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Tammy Nelson shares what it is really like having a daughter who has severe life threatening food allergies. It certainly is not what they bargained for, but staying one step ahead, helping others become aware and taking responsibility is the only way they can insure her quality of life and enjoy life not feel deprived.

WHAT IS SEXUAL VIOLENCE

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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month…Sexual violence occurs when someone is forced or manipulated into unwanted sexual activity without their consent. Reasons someone might not consent include fear, age, illness, disability, and/or influence of alcohol or other drugs.

APRIL IS SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH

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Sexual assault is any type of sexual contact or behavior that occurs without the explicit consent of the recipient. Falling under the definition of sexual assault are sexual activities as forced sexual intercourse, forcible sodomy, child molestation, incest, fondling, and attempted rape. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. It is real and it is devastating. Chances are it has happened to you or someone you know.

EXERCISES FOR A HEALTHY HEART

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February is Healthy Heart Awareness Month and working out is beneficial physically, mentally, and emotionally. Here are some of our very own Brand Ambassador Libby Menz’s top exercises for a healthy heart!

TOP 10 WAYS TO A HEALTHY HEART

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February is Heart Health Month!! We have 10 simple ways to keep your ticker ticking!! Don’t forget to check out our heart pumping workouts too!

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THYROID DISEASE

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The main purpose of thyroid hormone is to “run the body’s metabolism,” it is understandable that people with this condition will have symptoms associated with a slow metabolism.” Find out what you need to know about your thyroid..

FINDING THE POSITIVE IN BREAST CANCER

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Weighing all the variables both clinically and in my heart…my mom’s early death, my young age at diagnosis, the consult of close friends who have dealt with this cancer…find out what Michelle does with her decision and diagnosis…

BREASTFEEDING BENEFITS FOR MOM AND BABY

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EVEN MORE BENEFITS OF BREASTFEEDING We all know the statistics about how healthy it is to nurse your newborn such as reduced ear infections, lower risk for asthma and a higher IQ. Check out this fresh list of breastfeeding perks for YOU and your new little one…

MADISON’S STORY LIVING WITH JUVENILE RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS

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July is Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis Month and Madison and her family shares with us just how a little girls life can change…It all started 3 1/2 years ago, when our 2 year old daughter, Madison, was waking up every morning with pain…

BEING BRAVE…PAIGE’S STORY LIVING WITH JUVENILE RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS

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In a matter of days, our once active 3 year old, could not walk, quit eating and would barely talk. After a two week hospital stay, numerous tests and painful procedures, we were given the official diagnosis – Systemic Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis.

GET THE FACTS: POSTTRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER (PTSD)

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It isn’t clear why some trauma survivors develop Posttraumatic Stress Disorder while others do not, but If your symptoms don’t go away over time and they disrupt your life, you may have PTSD. Find out the facts so you or someone you love who suffers can find relief.

My Pledge to Buddy – Fighting Autism with Acceptance, Understanding, and Love

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…“your son will never say, I love you mom and hug you, he won’t know what that means and won’t do it.” Unbeknownst to those doctors, they had just met a fighting family and a fighting kid who would own this condition and work relentlessly to prove them wrong.

LEARNING TO WALK AGAIN-MY MS STORY

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Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system that disrupts the flow of information within the brain, and between the brain and body. March is MS awareness month and we find strength in Jennifer’s story. We know you will also.

I AM A SURVIVOR

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By Teresa Blake May 2013 IS THE DAY MY LIFE CHANGED I felt a sore spot in my left breast that would not go away. Sometimes I could even feel a small lump and other times nothing, but the pain kept coming back and it got my attention since both my Mom and Aunt were diagnosed with breast cancer. So …

HOPE. FAITH. NEVER GIVE UP.

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By Susan Updike In 2009 I was turning 50. I had never had a mammogram and decided I needed to make that my goal before my 50th birthday. So I did what I promised myself and went for my first mammogram. A few days passed and I figured I was in the clear. However, I received a call that something …

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

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by Angie O’Brien “I would like to see this disease banished from our society. I would like to see the cure for ovarian cancer as a man who lost a wife and a daughter to the disease.” – Pierce Brosnan This year alone an estimated 21,500 new cases of ovarian cancer will be reported in the US alone. Ovarian cancer …

THE PEACEFUL WARRIOR

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Pat Huffman has gone from a devastating incident to an accomplished and recognized hero. She has raised thousands of dollars for a variety of organizations and has received many awards for her hard work in helping others. We are very grateful that she has agreed to share her inspirational story with Her Suppz this month about being brutally raped. I …

JANUARY IS CERVICAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH

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Twenty-six, twenty-seven, twenty-eight, twenty-nine “You are going to feel a bit of pressure” Thirty, thirty-one, thirty-two “Try and relax and do not forget to take deep, slow breaths” Thirty-three, thirty-four, thirty-five “Just bear with me a little while longer. Everything will be ok.” Thirty-six, thirty-seven, thirty-eight, thirty-nine, forty… “Ok, don’t sit up or move. We are almost done” When I …