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Reclaiming the Beauty Within

Paul Ruth | Posted 12.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Paul Ruth

Self awareness is sometimes sought and other times forced upon a person. The awakening of personal realization can be spurred by an event that forces a person to view his or her place in the world differently.

Stop Using My Disease to Stop Smoking

Bethany Sales | Posted 10.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Bethany Sales

Contrary to what the CDC would like you to believe, an ostomy isn't just something that happens to a person that willfully destroys their body, it's something that happens to someone whose body is being destroyed by something beyond their control.

8 Myths About Ostomies Debunked

Michael Osso | Posted 10.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Osso

Every year, 130,000 people in America undergo life-saving ostomy surgery. On World Ostomy Day, let's take the time to educate ourselves about the different kinds of ostomies and begin to raise greater awareness and acceptance of ostomies to combat the misinformation and stigma that exists in our society.

Champion Bodybuilder With Colostomy Bag Redefines Beauty And Strength

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.28.2015 | Women

Zoey Wright just set a new standard for power and beauty. Wright, 22, won a bodybuilding contest Sunday while posing with a visible colostomy bag...

How Your Story Can Save Someone's World

Josh Rivedal | Posted 09.14.2015 | Impact
Josh Rivedal

It's common to rely on peer-to-peer advice or product reviews when buying an oven, a tractor, or even when looking for a new school district for your children. Why isn't their as much availability for advice, mentorship, or reviews when seeking out help for our physical and mental health?

Cancer Killed My Father, Now Me?

Joe Clark | Posted 09.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Joe Clark

Why should Mira have to deal with this, Dad? She is going to keep getting older, and eventually, the questions will come. What can I possibly tell this little girl (the one with my eyes) that can keep the seriousness of the situation at bay. I'll make it sound like a fairy tale somehow.

Cincinnati Police Department: An Ostomy Is Not a Tragedy

Rebecca Kaplan | Posted 10.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Kaplan

While it is commendable for the department to attempt to curb the behavior of these youth, the use of ostomies as an undesirable outcome of youth violence is not only misinformed, it is inappropriate, distasteful and downright offensive.

Does This Cancer Make My Butt Look Big?

Holly Robinson | Posted 12.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Holly Robinson

Whether Elsie dies from cancer or not, she has beaten it. It has not beaten her. She has seen her own mortality and embraced it. She has allowed herself to be open and vulnerable and therefore closer to people she knows.

Defendant Begins Eating Out Of His Colostomy Bag In Court

The Cincinnati Enquirer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

James Orr put an immediate halt to his criminal trial Wednesday when he squeezed the contents of his colostomy bag onto the table in front of him and ...