My First Colonoscopy at 45: Preventative Measures Against Colon Cancer

Experienced by Kimatni D. Rawlins

Let’s get to the point! Colon or colorectal cancer is the third most infamous type of cancer and also the third leading cause of cancerous deaths among American men and women. I’m alarmed by negative statistics and equally saddened by the 50,000 average lives this disease accounts for annually. Thankfully, positive health means prevention over resistance so I decided to schedule a colonoscopy on my 45th birthday and reward myself with a better piece of mind knowing I am doing everything possible to live a longer and more fulfilling life. [Read more…]

Kids’ State Dinner a Delicious Success!

p070913ck-0122_original_cropOn July 9th First Lady Michelle Obama welcomed the fifty-four Healthy Lunchtime Challenge winners to the White House for a day filled with food, new friends, and fun! The enthusiasm was infectious at the second annual Kids’ State Dinner as children and their parents marveled at extravagant balloon animals, toured the White House Kitchen garden, listened to singer Rachel Crow perform, and, of course, dined with the First Lady. [Read more…]