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Valpak Joins Susan G. Komen for a World Without Breast Cancer

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: September 20, 2018 | Categories: Health and Fitness
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This post is sponsored by Valpak, but all opinions are 100% my own and may differ from yours. I will only endorse companies (like those that support breast cancer research), products and services that I believe, based on my own experiences, are worthy of endorsement. I bet you would be hard-pressed to find anyone nowadays […]

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What To Do If You Become Exposed To Asbestos

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 26, 2018 | Categories: Family and Health

Although it’s not an illegal building material in most parts of the US, asbestos is banned in many European countries due to the effects and illnesses it can cause in human beings. There is an active link between asbestos exposure and cancer and you will need to know what to do if you’be become exposed […]

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3 Shocking Sunscreen Facts You May Not Know

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 19, 2017 | Categories: Health and Beauty

We all know that sunscreen is oh-so-vital for avoiding wrinkles, and even more importantly, reducing the risk of skin cancer. And while some of us may be religious in our use of sunscreen, chances are we are still doing it wrong.Yep. Doing it wrong. Shocking, right? Well, what is even more surprising are these sunscreen […]

Follow-up Care After Cancer Treatment: What Does It Entail?

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: June 8, 2017 | Categories: Health and Fitness

After cancer treatment, it is recommended that individuals follow a care plan that will help them manage side effects of treatment therapies, maintain optimal health, and monitor for signs of cancer recurrence or the development of new cancer. Follow-up care may be provided by your oncologist, but you may also see your primary care physician […]

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The Cancer Fight – Strength in Numbers

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: May 12, 2017 | Categories: Health and Fitness
Cancer fight with SAP & ASCO #cancermoonshot

Chances are pretty good that you have been affected by cancer, either you, yourself or someone you know has been diagnosed with cancer. I’ve been touched by cancer and know how devastating it can be. I am thankful to organizations like today’s sponsor, SAP through SwayyEm, for helping fight cancer. On October 30, 2015, I […]

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There’s No Other Love Like That for a Brother

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: September 29, 2015 | Categories: Family and Health
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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #iamprotective #CollectiveBias Update: One month after writing this post, my brother lost his battle with cancer. I love and miss you, baby brother! If you know me or follow me on Facebook, you know that my brother has […]

American Century Investments and the Stowers Institute for Medical Research #ad #ACCgolf #GiveLikeJim

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 25, 2014 | Categories: Causes, Celebrity, Charities

This post was created in partnership with American Century Investments. I have received compensation for this post. However, all thoughts and opinions are my own. I recently wrote about the 2014 American Century Championships that aired last weekend and my respect for the golfing community for all they do for great causes. I’d like to […]

Coping Physically, Emotionally and Practically with Cancer

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: May 28, 2013 | Categories: Guest Posts, Health and Fitness

Guest Post Photo Credit: epSos.de via Compfight cc The C word itself is enough to send anyone into a head spin. Yet one in three of us will get it at some point. For the first few hours or even days after finding out about your condition you will doubtless go through a range of […]

Freschetta® Pizza, Breast Cancer, and The Strength of 1™ Campaign

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 7, 2012 | Categories: Charities, Family and Health

Sadly, most everyone has been affected by breast cancer, in one way or another… and if you haven’t, the odds are you will at some point in your lifetime. Whether you personally are going through it, or a breast cancer survivor, or you have a mother, daughter, sister, friend, who is or has battled breast […]