11.01.2013 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness
Our next special WOW survivor spotlight features Jeanie Barkow, 64, a registered nurse from Hagerstown, Maryland who has been a Redskins fan for most of her adult life and a season ticket holder for the past six years (her daughter secretly put their name on the season ticket holder waitlist and 11 years later received a letter).
Barkow, whose favorite player is Alfred Morris, had no family history of breast cancer when a mammogram revealed a tumor in her right breast in July of 2010. On August 27, 2010, Barkow had a bilateral mastectomy followed by chemo and radiation, which ... Read More
10.31.2013 / Blog Posts Fashion
Ladies, let the world know who your favorite player and team is with this pink Redskins Draft Him Robert Griffin III T-Shirt. This stylish t-shirt features your favorite quarterback, Griffin's name and number in sequins! Get yours today and root the Redskins on to victory!
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10.30.2013 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness
Our next special WOW survivor spotlight features Linda Doyle, 61, a product analyst and grandmother from College Park, Maryland. Doyle is a relatively new fan of the Redskins who became interested in football watching her grandsons play on county teams. Because her grandchildren are avid Redskins fans, she started watching the games with them and was hooked. Her favorite players are RGIII and Santana Moss. Doyle, who has no family history of breast cancer, was diagnosed in January of this year with stage 1 invasive lobular cancer after a routine mammogram. She had a partial mastectomy and several weeks of ... Read More
10.30.2013 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness
At Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc., one of our primary concerns is supporting individuals in their efforts to be as healthy as possible - and women's health and wellness is a major focus of that support.
Fujifilm is dedicated to promoting the early detection of breast cancer through advances in digital mammography, as well as through expanded awareness. The ongoing, nationwide public awareness campaign, Images of Health, focuses on sharing inspirational stories to increase awareness of the importance of early detection and to drive donations to the National Breast Cancer Foundation.
According to the National Cancer Institute, one ... Read More
10.30.2013 / Blog Posts Recipes
Kimberly Young, Founder Healthy Little Cooks and author of 5-Minute Lunchbox www.HealthyLittleCooks.com
Pumpkin is an excellent source of vitamin A, beta-carotene and potassium. Beta-carotene, which can help reduce cancer risk, is thought to provide anti-aging benefits. Studies also suggest that chemical compounds in pumpkin can regenerate damaged pancreatic cells, possibly increasing insulin production and helping diabetics. So, this season after you’ve carved the face on your favorite pumpkin, opt out of throwing away the inside and make one of these recycled treats. Your body and skin will thank you!
1. Create a moisturizing DIY Pumpkin ... Read More
10.29.2013 / Blog Posts WOW Interview Series
What's it like to be married to an NFL player? WOW is getting to know the Redskins Wives in our Team behind the Team segment and letting YOU in on the details. This week features Jazmin Wilson, wife of Redskins CB #26 Josh Wilson.
Although growing up just 20 minutes away from each other in Maryland (Jazmin hails from Fort Washington while Josh is from Upper Marlboro), the two didn't meet until their senior year in high school when a mutual friend introduced them. The two married in 2009 in the church Jazmin was raised in!
The two ... Read More
10.28.2013 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness Community
Our next special WOW survivor spotlight features Carrie Rollins, 31, an analyst for the Department of Defense and mother of two whose favorite Redskins player is Santana Moss. Rollins, an avid runner, had no family history of breast cancer when she discovered an abnormality in her breast earlier this year and was diagnosed with category 4 DCIS in May.
After a double bilateral mastectomy in June, Rollins did not need chemo or radiation due to the type of cancer and her young age. A Redskins fan since conception (her parents were season ticket holders), Rollins joined WOW this season and ... Read More
10.28.2013 / Blog Posts Redskins
Stephen Czarda, Redskins Staff Blogger
Football is a sixty-minute game consisting of four 15-minute quarters and on Sunday the Denver Broncos walloped the Washington Redskins in the fourth quarter. Up 21-14 after three quarters, the Redskins lost 45-21.
The Broncos’ 31-point fourth quarter outburst was assisted by a Redskins offense that couldn’t do anything right.
On their sixth fourth quarter possessions, the Redskins were forced to punt twice and threw four straight interceptions to end the game. The first two were heaved into the air by quarterback Robert Griffin III while the final two came from quarterback ... Read More
10.25.2013 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
Dry Needling is an invasive technique used by physical and occupational therapists to treat acute and chronic pain, and rehabilitation from injury with very few side effects. The technique uses a filament needle, without medication or injection, which is inserted into areas of the muscle known as trigger points. A trigger point describes a taut band of skeletal muscle located within a larger muscle group. Trigger points can be tender to the touch and can refer pain to distant parts of the body. Physical and Occupational therapists utilize dry needling with the goal of releasing/inactivating the trigger ... Read More
10.25.2013 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness Community
Our next special WOW survivor spotlight features Joyce Shambley, 61, a patient advocacy advisor for the Surgeon General of the United States whose favorite Redskins player is RGIII.
Shambley, a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army, had no family history of cancer. In January 2009, while watching television, she discovered a lump the size of an extra large egg protruding from her breast. After receiving a diagnosis of Stage 3A triple negative breast cancer at Walter Reed Hospital where she works, Shambley began chemotherapy to shrink the tumor. Once the tumor had been reduced, she had a mastectomy ... Read More
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