It’s the Little Things: Showing Gratitude this Thanksgiving

Sometimes those that struggle the most can be the most thankful for the simple things in life. During and after cancer treatments, it might seem unrealistic to be appreciative, but that is often when patients are thankful for time and memory-making opportunities with loved ones. Living with cancer teaches you to value the positive moments….

A Natural Jar of Bliss

Pam Featherstone, owner of Featherstone Supply, started using Milkweed Balm as a remedy to remove shards of plastic, glass and metals that embedded themselves into her hands and eyes during an exposure to bagged soil containing nitrates, dioxins and heavy metals. Back in March, Featherstone noticed a black chip in her thumbs, followed by unbearable…

​Celebrate National Family Caregiver Month

During National Family Caregiver Month we recognize the courageous individuals who step up to help care for family members who are in need. Through selfless acts, sacrifice and love, caregivers protect dignity and provide care and comfort to their loved ones.   Family caregivers have a complicated role. Often they have families of their own…

Raising Awareness … By Not Shaving?

As a family-run, web-based organization, No-Shave November has grown tremendously since its beginning in 2009. The Chicagoland Hill family created No-Shave November when their father, Matthew Hill, passed away from colon cancer in 2007. What started as a tradition is now a national campaign to raise money for cancer education, prevention and research.   No-Shave…