Women & Heart Health

Women & Heart Health

Every February on the first Friday of the month, people worldwide shed their usual threads in exchange for the inspiring color red to raise awareness and honor women in their fight against heart disease, the number one killer of women. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), every 60 seconds a woman in America dies from a … Read more

Bellamy Young

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Eighteen-hour workdays, in inconsistent food schedules, cringe-worthy lighting, and intense emotional situations. This describes the daily production environment for TV star Bellamy Young, who plays Mellie Grant on the hit show Scandal. And she loves every minute of it. Young, a native of North Carolina and a Yale alum, spent her post-college years working on Broadway, eventually … Read more

Autoimmune & Pain CHAT 2016

What You Can Do to Live Better with an Autoimmune Illness Transcript HighlightsDr. Paul ChristoApril 7, 2016 Welcome! Thank you for joining us today for “What You Can Do to Live Better with an Autoimmune Illness.” This Facebook chat will be hosted by Dr. Paul Christo and will cover topics such as: – Treatments (both … Read more

Dominique Easley

Dominique Easley knows how to use his brawn on the football field to benefit the New England Patriots. A former University of Florida Gridiron star, Easley was listed as the No. 1 defensive tackle in the nation in 2010, later entering the National Football League player draft in 2014, where he was selected by the … Read more

PR: Breast Cancer Awareness

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JOAN LUNDEN, featured in PainPathways Magazine, to Speak at NC Breast Cancer Awareness Event on October 13 Joan Lunden, breast cancer survivor, former Good Morning America host and the current cover feature of PainPathways Magazine, will speak at two events through earlier.org – Friends for an Earlier Breast Cancer Test ®, a North Carolina–based nonprofit organization dedicated solely to funding … Read more

Joan Lunden

Joan Lunden, award-winning journalist, bestselling author, health and wellness advocate and mom of seven, doesn’t mince words when she talks about her battle with breast cancer. “Women are stunned to hear I had a clean 3-D mammogram,” Lunden says, referring to the normal results she received just weeks before her diagnosis of triple-negative, stage two … Read more

Sexual Pain

Sexual Pain

Sex hurts. That’s the bottom line for millions of women. Although there’s a tremendous stigma associated with sexual pain, it is a devastating component of a debilitating condition called chronic pelvic pain (CPP). According to the International Pelvic Pain Society (IPPS), CPP is one of the most common medical problems affecting women aged 18 to 50 … Read more

Mariel Hemingway

Mariel Hemingway

“We all have stories to tell.” It is a cold, crisp day and Mariel Hemingway is about to head out for an afternoon of cross-country skiing in Idaho. An actress, health and fitness writer and the granddaughter of iconic American author Ernest Hemingway, the mother of two has been in the public spotlight for most of her … Read more

Chronic Pain from Breast Cancer

Chronic Pain from Breast Cancer

Pink ribbons are everywhere. It must be October. While almost everyone knows someone who has had breast cancer, many people might not know about the very real, difficult and lasting effects some people experience. Since women tend to put on a brave face and act like everything is fine, chronic pain from breast cancer is something … Read more