Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month Let's learn the facts: 1 in 8 U.S. women will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetimeIn 2020, an estimated 276,480 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in women in the U.S., along with 48,530 new cases of non-invasive (in situ) [...]

Let’s Talk PCOS

Let’s Talk PCOS

September is PCOS Awareness Month As a Physician Assistant, female and, endometriosis warrior, I've found that women's health issues are some of my favorite to discuss. Not only are they a part of my own story, but they are also a huge source of empowerment for women. The more we know and understand our bodies, [...]

How to Order a Healthier Starbucks Pumpkin Cold Brew

How to Order a Healthier Starbucks Pumpkin Cold Brew

For those of us currently in the fall spirit but not yet experiencing those autumnal temperatures, I've got a Starbucks hack for you. Ditch the hot PSL and try the Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Cold Foam Cold Brew! Not only is it iced (PRAISE THE LAMB!), but it's also packed with all the fall flavor. Traditionally [...]

Let’s Talk Suicide Prevention

Let’s Talk Suicide Prevention

September is National Suicide Prevention Month And I'm choosing to use this month as an opportunity to start the conversation about mental health and wellness. This year has been challenging in more ways than one. The CDC published an article in September entitled Mental Health, Substance Use, and Suicidal Ideation during the COVID-19 Pandemic. It's [...]