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The Week Is Over: The Work Is Not

Heidi Adams | Posted 06.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Heidi Adams

The amazing thing about awareness weeks is that warm and fuzzy feeling grows inside us over the course of the week, the power of community pulsing through our veins, the battle cries ringing in our ears, "You are not alone!" It's a beautiful thing. But only if we keep it going.

The Fragmentation Monster Under My Bed: A Researcher's Worst Nightmare

Heidi Adams | Posted 06.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Heidi Adams

One of the biggest challenges we face in the field of young adult cancer is a lack of evidence. As a researcher in the young adult cancer arena, this makes me feel like I'm chasing my tail. So today I am grateful for National Young Adult Cancer Awareness Week.

United We Stand

Heidi Adams | Posted 06.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Heidi Adams

As a young adult cancer patient, you are always the odd man out, whether you are being treated in a center that focuses on pediatric patients or adult patients. But when a group is united, research can be done, solutions can be found, and strides can be made.

Another Awareness Week?

Heidi Adams | Posted 06.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Heidi Adams

It does seem as if there are a lot of "awareness days/weeks/months" on the books. Every possible disease and issue seems to have one. Some of them are entertaining, some silly and redundant. Others can be game changers. National Young Adult Cancer Awareness Week is in the game-changer category.

Top 10 Reasons to Love Miami Critical Mass

Suzan McDowell | Posted 03.25.2014 | Miami
Suzan McDowell

A corker flips his bike over in the middle of an intersection and looks to the sky, searching perhaps for a plane, a bird, anything, as the car he's b...

Are You In?

Heidi Adams | Posted 01.25.2014 | Impact
Heidi Adams

We have our work cut out for us. While it has been nearly 20 years since my own diagnosis as a young adult and much has changed, too much remains the same, and we still have too little hard evidence, both to clearly define the problems and validate the proposed solutions.

Cleveland-Bound

Heidi Adams | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Heidi Adams

Fertility preservation, isolation, financial distress, stalled careers, derailed relationships -- issues like these have a unique impact among young adult cancer survivors. And on the clinical front, survival rates for young adults have plateaued since 1975.

A Miami Ice Cream Cart Gets Sweet Revenge With Po-Po Pops!

Emily Elyse Miller | Posted 09.25.2013 | Taste
Emily Elyse Miller

After his time in the slammer, Aleric "AJ" Constantine hit the streets of Miami under a new name, Po-Po Pops, making ice cream inspired by the slammer and the cops who put him there, like a pop made of Krispy Kreme-flavored ice cream, candied bacon, and fudge.

Critic Mass Cyclist Allegedly Struck By Doctor In Hit-And-Run

| Posted 07.03.2013 | Miami

This article courtesy of Miami New Times. By Michael E. Miller Miami Police are investigating accusations that a local doctor hit a father and s...

The Evolution of Young Adult Cancer Awareness

Heidi Adams | Posted 06.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Heidi Adams

While much progress has been made, there is still far to go in order for newly diagnosed young adult patients to reap the benefits of that progress the instant they hear the words, "You have cancer."

LOOK: Miami Beach Takes HUGE Step For Bikes And Pedestrians

The Huffington Post | Joey Francilus | Posted 10.11.2012 | Miami

Imagine running, biking, or walking the entire stretch of the Miami Beach oceanfront. Well, that dream is slowly, but surely, becoming reality: co...

Is Critical Mass Getting out of Control?

J.J. Colagrande | Posted 12.02.2012 | Miami
J.J. Colagrande

Critical Mass is arguably one of the best events in Miami and has been for a long time. But, is Critical Mass getting too big? Or, more specifically, is it getting too dangerous?

PHOTOS: Critical Mass Takes Over City For 20th Anniversary

Robin Wilkey | Posted 09.29.2012 | San Francisco

Thousands of cyclists descended upon San Francisco on Friday for the 20th anniversary of Critical Mass--a global biking event. Riders wore costume...

PHOTO: Look Who Joined Critical Mass!

Posted 10.01.2012 | Miami

We knew LeBron James sometimes biked to work, but who figured Dwyane Wade would ever pop up in a Miami Critical Mass? The Miami Heat star and his ...

PHOTOS: 20 Years Of Critical Mass!

Robin Wilkey | Posted 09.25.2012 | San Francisco

Twenty years ago, on a Friday night in late September, 50 cyclists showed up on Market Street. Organized only by fliers and word-of-mouth, the leaderl...

Detroit Bike Buff Shares Story Of Scorchers, Paved Roads, Detroit Wheelmen

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 04.28.2012 | Detroit

Although it may be difficult to believe, bicycles were once nearly as popular as cars in Detroit. In fact, they helped pave a path that allowed the au...

Pick a Bike, Any Bike -- Just Ride It in D.C.

Seth Thomas Pietras | Posted 11.14.2011 | DC
Seth Thomas Pietras

In a city often chided for not having character or community, I savor seeing bikes stacked dozens deep outside new bars, Critical Mass clogging our streets, and public debates about bike lanes.

How to Seize Your Critical Mass Moment for Exponential Success

Nick Segal | Posted 08.20.2011 | Los Angeles
Nick Segal

With any endeavor, we all start at the same place: with an idea and the dream to make it a reality. So if that is true, then why do some businesses really take off while others flounder and fail?

GRAPHIC VIDEO: Car Runs Down 40 Bicyclists In Brazil

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

(Scroll down for video) SAO PAULO (AP) — A motorist sped his car through a pack of more than 100 cycling activists in southern Brazil, sending ...

The Conversation

Deepak Chopra | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

"The Conversation": Deepak HomeBase at ABC Carpet and Home, New York City Dec. 21, 2010 from Better Days Productions on Vimeo. What do you think of ...

Not Just a Friend: One Palestinian's View of Israeli Activist Jonathan Pollak

Ayed Morrar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ayed Morrar

Jonathan Pollak's upcoming imprisonment highlights the support of some Israeli activists for Palestinian-led unarmed protests, and the Israeli government's effort to crush our joint struggle.

Critical Mass Takes to the Streets in Guatemala City

Tracy L. Barnett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Tracy L. Barnett

When I saw on Twitter that Masa Critica Guatemala was planning a ride my first weekend here, I decided to drop them a line to see if they might have a bike to spare.

Patrick Pogan, Ex-NYPD Officer, Convicted Of Lying Over Bike Clash

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A former police officer was convicted Thursday of lying about his Times Square clash with a bike-riding activist, as seen by millions...

Bike Attack Cop Goes On Trial (VIDEO)

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A Times Square tourist's amateur video is in the spotlight at the trial of a former police officer accused of assaulting a bike-ridin...

Youtube Videos Raise Questions Of LAPD Misconduct

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Another video raising questions about LAPD conduct has surfaced on Youtube this week, prompting an internal affairs probe. The LA Times reports: Los A...