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Posts tagged with "African American Breast Cancer Alliance"

‘Loving Yourself’ healthcare event an enlightening experience

‘Loving Yourself’ healthcare event an enlightening experience

Apr. 22 | It’s scary to find out you’ve not been taking proper care of yourself     By Brandi D. Phillips  Contributing Writer   Responsible, elegant, determined, intergenerational, promising, informative: These are a few adjectives to describe...

Carol Fitzgerald Memorial Fund, Year X does it again!

Carol Fitzgerald Memorial Fund, Year X does it again!

Apr. 21 |   Amazing — we’re blessed to recognize that we have been given another day to try and get our lives straight. It really hits you when you look up and realize it’s been 11 years since April 10, 2003, the day Carol Fitzgerald died of breast...

What health legacy will you leave?

What health legacy will you leave?

Mar. 12 | Upcoming health conference to address specific concerns of Black women   By Brandi D. Phillips  Contributing Writer   Happy, healthy, family, friends, community, intergenerational, motivational: These are a few words used to describe the upcoming...

We did it again! — Ninth annual Carol Fitzgerald Fund announces grant winners

We did it again! — Ninth annual Carol Fitzgerald Fund announces grant winners

Apr. 17 |       Ten years ago on April 10, 2003, we lost a great woman, Carol Fitzgerald. Thanks to great support from our community locally and nationally, we continue her work. With major spending cuts across the United States in funding the...

Getting to ‘The Root’ of hair loss

Getting to ‘The Root’ of hair loss

Nov. 7 | The impact of disease on hair Conclusion of a two-part story By Anika Robbins Contributing Writer   Disease and illness, and in some cases the treatment of those illnesses, are also implicit in hair loss. Auto-immune diseases like lupus cause...

Getting to ‘The Root’ of hair loss

Getting to ‘The Root’ of hair loss

Oct. 31 |       First of a two-part story   By Anika Robbins Contributing Writer     Between lifestyle and grooming issues and breast cancer treatments, hair loss affects an estimated 21 million women in the U.S., according to...

Support group offers information and understanding  to Black women with breast cancer

Support group offers information and understanding to Black women with breast cancer

Oct. 24 |   By Vickie Evans-Nash Editor-in-Chief   The African American Breast Cancer Alliance (AABCA) was started in October of 1990 by a group of women who had been affected by or diagnosed with breast cancer. This year they will celebrate 22 years...

Breast cancer advocate tells of personal struggles

Breast cancer advocate tells of personal struggles

Sep. 5 |   By Debra J. Stone Contributing Writer   Reona Berry is a petite, quiet-spoken woman. She is a 22-year breast cancer survivor and one of the founding members, past president, as well as the executive director of the African American Breast...