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Empowering Survivor Communities Through Commerce

Carlos M. Gutierrez, Jr. | Posted 06.30.2015 | Impact
Carlos M. Gutierrez, Jr.

Economic empowerment is a commonly used term these days. Programs upon programs are developed and implemented with the hopes of providing disadvantaged populations with the necessary tools, skills, and resources that will allow them to improve their economic conditions.

Bestselling Indie Author Rachel Thompson Talks About Writing to Heal

Loren Kleinman | Posted 06.26.2015 | Books
Loren Kleinman

Rachel Thompson is the author of newly released Broken Places (2015 Honorable Mention Winner, San Francisco Book Festival) and the multi award-winning Broken Pieces, as well as two additional humor books, A Walk In The Snark and Mancode: Exposed.

When Did Being Kind Fall Away From Our Everyday?

Gregg McBride | Posted 06.18.2015 | Media
Gregg McBride

Next time we see someone in the media who we think deserves our critique, our judgment, or even our hatred, let's take a deep breath in and let a deep breath out -- and be reminded that we're all struggling to define ourselves and to live our lives in the happiest ways we know how.

What Emma's Mattress Means For Medicine

Jes Minor | Posted 06.07.2015 | College
Jes Minor

I am a medical student, yes. I am also a survivor of sexual violence. The recent surge of articles surrounding Emma Sulkowickz prompted me to reflect on this latter identity. I know I will always carry the mark of my trauma with me -- and I am learning how I will better empathize with patients because of it.

The Barber

Marcia Liss | Posted 06.07.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

Do you know a good barber?

National CPR-AED Awareness Week: 7 Things You Should Know About Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Mary M. Newman | Posted 06.03.2015 | Impact
Mary M. Newman

During this week alone, about 6,250 unsuspecting victims will suffer SCA, most of them (70 percent) at home. Their hearts will unexpectedly stop beating and blood will no longer flow to the brain and throughout the body.

Sail Away!

Marcia Liss | Posted 06.03.2015 | Comedy
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Side by Side by..

Marcia Liss | Posted 06.02.2015 | Comedy
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Boundaries

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.31.2015 | Comedy
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Nothing Personal, But...

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.30.2015 | Comedy
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Knowledge Is Power -- Breast Cancer Happened for a Reason

Ami Dudzinski Mehr | Posted 05.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Ami Dudzinski Mehr

Cluster of micro-calcifications? Biopsy of the breast? Pathology? I was in information overload within about five minutes. I felt trapped inside m...

From the Banisters to Here: Life After Sexual Assault

Cassie Delaney | Posted 05.28.2015 | Impact
Cassie Delaney

Almost 18 months ago while studying nursing in London, Claire Foran was sexually assaulted. In the months that followed she struggled to confide in those close to her. Realizing that she needed to be surrounded by those she loved, she returned home only to come to the harsh realization that the trauma she experienced was not going to evaporate.

Look...Like Me?

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.26.2015 | Comedy
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Between Us Friends...

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.25.2015 | Comedy
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No, No, No!

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.24.2015 | Comedy
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Sign Says...

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.23.2015 | Comedy
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10, 9, 8...

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.21.2015 | Comedy
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'Survivor: Worlds Apart' Crowns A Winner

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 05.21.2015 | Entertainment

Season 30 of "Survivor" was a nail-biter until the very end, but finally, the show has crowned a new winner. Spoiler Alert! Don't continue reading...

You've Survived Cancer... Now What?

Pauline Alighieri | Posted 05.20.2015 | Impact
Pauline Alighieri

Cancer survivors often tell us there are many debilitating emotions that accompany a cancer diagnosis such as, depression, anxiety and fear of occurrence. By advocating for themselves, survivors feel more empowered to live their best life. Cancer becomes their 'wake-up' call and it's not unusual to see a cancer survivor who has changed the direction of their lives by improving relationships, volunteering, embarking on a new career or pursuing their dreams.

Fury Island

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.20.2015 | Comedy
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Difference of Opinion

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.16.2015 | Comedy
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She's Baaack!

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.13.2015 | Comedy
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New York, New York

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.09.2015 | Comedy
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Ship Ahoy

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.08.2015 | Comedy
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The Book Group

Marcia Liss | Posted 06.28.2015 | Comedy
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