• Find out how to get involved with Movember and be an advocate for Men's Health - #Movember #MensHealth

    What is Movember? featuring River Karaba

    It is November and even though that does me Thanksgiving, Football and time with family, it also means it is Movember! All through the month of October Women’s Health is supported with Breast Cancer Awareness month. There is literally pink everywhere…even on the football fields. But it seems that Men’s Health does not get that much attention. Meet our Guest Let me introduce you to my guest, River Karaba. I started following River and his Wife, Allison a little over 2 years ago on their YouTube channel, Riv and Al. Through these years , I have watched them through many changes including their move to Portland, OR from Chicago. I…

  • With Flu season in full force, it is important to take precautionary measures to avoid getting the flu! #Influenza #Flu #Health

    10 Steps to Avoid Getting the Flu

    Flu season is in full swing and unfortunately, there have already been some deaths including one child from Florida. In fact, according to the CDC, last year’s season, “was at or above the epidemic threshold for 16 consecutive weeks.”. Some sources even go so far to state that there were 80,000 deaths last flu season although adult deaths due to influenza are not officially tracked by the CDC. The flu is serious and it is time that we all start treating it that way. It is way more than a nasty cold and can lead to pneumonia and other life threatening complications. Who is at the Highest Risk? Young children under age…

  • Breast Cancer Awareness - Early detection is vital to the successful treatment of breast cancer. Find out what you should do increase your chances of detecting breast cancer early. #breastcancerawareness #earlydetection

    Breast Cancer Awareness- What to Do and What Not to Do

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and to help spread awareness, I want to share some information about this disease that takes so many lives each year. Breast Cancer By the Numbers About 1 in 8 U.S. women (about 12.4%) will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. In 2018, an estimated 266,120 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in women in the U.S., along with 63,960 new cases of non-invasive (in situ) breast cancer. About 2,550 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in men in 2018. A man’s lifetime risk of breast cancer is about 1…