Tag Archives: health

Pink Chicken Buckets versus Life-Saving Medical Treatment

That’s what it comes down to, my friends. Susan G. Komen, no doubt under the influence of a Sarah Palin-endorsed failed GOP candidate for the Georgia governor’s mansion, has yanked funding for breast cancer screening provided by Planned Parenthood. Feel … Continue reading

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My Heart Goes Pitter-Pat, Not PETA-Pat, for James Willerson

Kudos to Dr. James Willerson of the Texas Heart Institute for signaling he will turn down PETA’s offer to provide the Institute with “sexy” posters and other PETA-propaganda promoting the benefits of a vegan diet for heart health. As if … Continue reading

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From Awareness to Action: Five Things You Can DO NOW to Help Find a Cure for Breast Cancer

I worry that I may alienate some friends and allies by being so cranky about breast cancer awareness. I feel at times like I need to share my breast cancer bona fides, share my family’s medical history or personal stories, … Continue reading

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Green from Pink Makes Me See Red

Attention! I do not buy products featuring pink ribbons! I actually go out of my way to pick a product that hasn’t been pink-washed. Look, I applaud companies that donate to nonprofit causes. I often make the choice to support … Continue reading

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