5th annual cancer survivors celebration day

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We will be participating in the 5th Annual Cancer Survivors Celebration Day.  This is a free community event hosted by Ironwood Cancer & Research Centers, that celebrates those who have survived, inspires those recently diagnosed and recognizes caregivers for their support....

Cartoon characters go bald for kids with cancer

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Cartoon Characters go Bald for kids with cancer This went viral a couple of months ago, but we thought it was such a wonderful story that we wanted to share it too.  “In Brazil, cartoon characters went through a small transformation. Popular episodes of cartoon shows were...

National Cancer Survivors Day

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On June 7th, people around the world will come together to celebrate their friends, family and loved ones having a second chance at life. National Cancer Survivor Day is on June 7th, and is a day to celebrate and honor cancer survivors, and to bring awareness to the ongoing...
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National Donate Your Hair Day

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Pantene is hosting its third annual National Donate Your Hair Day on Saturday, November 22, 2014! Pantene’s campaign, Beautiful Lengths, is a partnership with the American Cancer Society, that hopes to encourage people nationwide to donate their hair to have it turn into...

Wigs help confidence

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 Did you know Viola Davis, star of ABC’s new hit comedy “How to Get Away with Murder” battles alopecia areata?   Alopecia areata is a condition that causes round patches of hair loss. It can lead to total hair loss. Alopecia Areata is an autoimmune disease....

Look Good, Feel Better

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Feel beautiful again.   Many of our customers are going through chemo and are losing their hair. Hair loss is one of the many side effects that make patients feel like they are not themselves anymore. Although appearance is a major part of our popular culture, we tend to...

Step by Step Guide to Getting Your Wig Reimbursement

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  Did you know, that if you are like so many of the men and women out there that need a wig for a medical reason (Cancer-related wig or Alopecia wig) you may be eligible for a reimbursement from your current health insurance provider?  In fact, most insurance companies will...

What is Anagen Effluvium Hair Loss?

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  Anagen effluvium is a diffuse hair loss like telogen effluvium, but it develops much more quickly and can cause individuals to lose all their hair. Anagen effluvium is most frequently seen in people taking cytostatic drugs for cancer or those who have ingested toxic...

The ‘what’ and ‘why’ of women’s hair loss.

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  Women with thinning hair or areas of balding can find themselves wondering why and what can be done about this embarrassing problem. “If a client has thinning hair or starts to notice it and asks me what to do, I do tell them to ask their doctor while trying...

Healthy Ways to Handle Stress

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  To effectively manage stress, it is best to devote attention to all aspects of life, including social, physical, emotional, career, intellectual, environmental, and spiritual. Here are some tips for handling stress: Social Play. Have fun. Confide in friends. Allow other...
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