Posts tagged "cancer"

Donna Day: A time to raise awareness and money for childhood cancer research

Donna Day: A time to raise awareness and money for childhood cancer research
If you are looking for Tech Tuesday, this week it will be Tech Thursday, because today is a special day in the ChicagoNow family and beyond. It is Donna Day.  Mary Tyler Mom is Donna’ mom.  Donna died from childhood cancer in 2009, at age 4 Donna’s family started Donna’s Good Things in her memory.... Read more »

Author Judy Blume shares cancer diagnosis with wit and honesty

Author Judy Blume shares cancer diagnosis with wit and honesty
Much of our family reading time this summer was spent with Judy Blume books.  It was a treat to revisit the adventures of the Hatchers in “Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing,” “Fudge” and “Superfudge.”  It was also a treat to revisit Blume’s work, to remember parts of the books I had forgotten, and to... Read more »

Protect yourself and your tween from skin cancer

Protect yourself and your tween from skin cancer
It’s going to be sunny and in the 80s for the next three days here. As tweens and parents alike welcome the summer sunshine, please slather yourself and your tween with sunscreen, wear hats and rock some awesome sunglasses. Did you know that more cases of skin cancer will be diagnosed this year than cases... Read more »
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