In 2003 two Australian men, Travis Garone and Luke Slattery, decided to start growing their facial hair for a fundraiser in order to raise money for cancer awareness. Since then Movember, the term delegated to raising awareness for cancer in the month of November, has become a national movement to promote men’s health. The Richmond [...]
Give something that means something and offer hope
The holidays bring families and friends together to share in celebrations and special times of giving. But for families dealing with a cancer diagnosis or other major illness, the holidays can be difficult.
The American Red Cross’ Give Something that Means Something winter campaign runs through Jan. 6, 2014, [...]
(StatePoint) Unfortunately, too many of us know someone – a family member, friend or colleague – who is affected by breast cancer. In fact, breast cancer accounts for nearly one in three cancers diagnosed in U.S. women, according to the American Cancer Society.
Since there is no cure for breast cancer, much more needs to be [...]
In preparation for the upcoming flu season, MARTIN’S Food Markets has begun offering flu vaccinations at all of their in-store pharmacies. No appointment is needed and vaccinations are provided by MARTIN’S trusted in-store pharmacists any time the pharmacy is open.
“Last year’s flu season was a particularly strong one and illustrated the importance of getting a flu shot [...]
Everyone knows it’s important to make sure children have breakfast before school, but college students and busy parents also need a dose of morning nutrition.
Breakfast, which refers to “breaking the fast,” is the first meal of the day, usually consumed when the body has gone about eight to 10 hours without food. Eating breakfast is [...]