Postpartum Breast Cancer – A New Mom’s Story

By Amanda Cabrera In this blog post, guest blogger Amanda Cabrera shares her story of how she was diagnosed with breast cancer shortly after becoming a new mom. She stresses the importance of early detection as she does her part to raise awareness of this cancer that will affect one out of eight women over … Read more>>

Migraine: More Than “Just a Headache”

By Taraha Shimek  In this post, guest blogger Taraha Shimek shares her story of dealing with migraine headaches since childhood. Migraines, which affect more than 12 percent of Americans, mostly women, can be unpredictable and debilitating. I was a carefree child – outgoing and heavily involved in dance. I was active and healthy with no … Read more>>

Who knew I had Glaucoma? I Didn’t.

Approximately half of the glaucoma population in the U.S. goes undiagnosed  Article by Stephanie Handler Originally published by the Glaucoma Research Foundation. On April 19, 2011, I was diagnosed with glaucoma, a serious eye disease that can lead to blindness. I made an appointment with my local ophthalmology clinic in San Francisco as soon as I noticed … Read more>>