Take steps to reduce your risk for breast cancer

As of yet, there is no sure way to prevent breast cancer, the second leading cause of cancer deaths among women in this country. Even so, there are steps women can take to reduce their risk. And October, which is nationally recognized as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, is the ideal time to take them. One Read more about Take steps to reduce your risk for breast cancer[…]

Are you at risk for type 2 diabetes? Get screened

Oct. 8, 2014—Nearly half of adults who ought to be screened for type 2 diabetes aren’t getting the job done, a study from the American Journal of Preventive Medicine found. Researchers looked at information from two large national health studies involving more than 35,000 people that collected data between 2005 and  2010. They found that the number Read more about Are you at risk for type 2 diabetes? Get screened[…]

He met Prince Harry and is now at Children's Village!

Meet John Jones Greetings everyone! It is with great pleasure that I announce that I will be working at Children’s Village, helping to secure sponsorships for this amazing place! For those of you who don’t know me, my name is John Jones. I’ve been involved with Children’s Village from the very beginning; first as a Read more about He met Prince Harry and is now at Children's Village![…]

Feeling blue? Take action

Depression may be something you’re tempted to ignore or something you try to explain away. Lots of people do. In fact, experts estimate that fewer than half of all people who have depression actually seek treatment. There are many reasons why. Some think depression is just a personal weakness that affects other people. It’s not. Read more about Feeling blue? Take action[…]

Why you need to get the flu vaccine

Oct. 7, 2014—Less than half of the people in the United States protected themselves with a flu vaccine during the 2013–2014 flu season, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). CDC strongly advises that people 6 months and older—with only rare exceptions—should get a yearly vaccine against the flu. Despite Read more about Why you need to get the flu vaccine[…]

Favorite memories from Children's Village

I can’t really pick just one . . . “I can’t really pick just one of my favorite memories from Children’s Village.  We’ve been going there since Jacob was diagnosed at the age of 2.  We always loved the Christmas Festival with so many activities for the kids and mentors helping out . . . Read more about Favorite memories from Children's Village[…]