Archive for Wellness Warriors

Melanoma Survivor Lauren

May 02, 2013 6 Comments

During Skin Cancer Awareness Month, Coolibar invites skin cancer survivors to share their stories with us in their own words. Hope, determination and drive to educate others play a major role in these individuals’ lives. Skin cancer doesn’t discriminate, it can happen to anyone. Prevention and early detection can be life saving! We hope you share these stories with your friends, family and colleagues. Be SunAWARE this month and all year round. Read Lauren’s story.

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Winter fitness tips from Bob Greene

Jan 03, 2013 1 Comment

Bob Greene is an exercise physiologist and certified personal trainer specializing in fitness, metabolism, and weight loss. Greene is the creator of Best Life, a diet and fitness plan, and Best Life Foods, author of “20 Years Younger” and numerous other health books. As an avid exerciser, he wishes to share his winter fitness gear picks with you!

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Cancer Be Glammed

Dec 06, 2012 No Comments

We love the work that Cancer Be Glammed is doing to help women recover from cancer with confidence, self-esteem & style. Lisa Lurie, the company’s co-founder, shares her inspiration for starting this organization.

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Book: Help Me Live… As I Die, Cancer vs. the Power of Love

Nov 29, 2012 11 Comments

Joe Peterson, author of “Help Me Live… As I Die / Cancer vs. the Power of Love” shares his story about the creation of a book that demonstrates the true power of love versus melanoma. Kelly, Joe’s partner, passed away from cancer, but his story lives on through Joe.

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Life Lessons from Coach Karl Dunbar

Nov 01, 2012 1 Comment

NY Jets Defensive Line Coach, Karl Dunbar, has lived with vitiligo since the 7th grade. As a role model for those living with vitiligo or any limiting medical condition, Coach Dunbar sheds some light from his own experiences.

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The Not-So-Sweet Truth: Sugar & pre-mature skin aging

Oct 19, 2012 No Comments

Most of us know too much sugar contributes to weight gain, tooth decay and other health conditions. So we resign ourselves to just one Snickers out of the Halloween bucket. Now, research suggests that sweet treats not only contribute to elevated blood sugar levels, those higher levels actually can cause pre-mature skin aging.

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Sailing with Dr. Elizabeth Lindsey

Oct 19, 2012 1 Comment

Meet Dr. Elizabeth Lindsey. An Explorer for National Geographic, Dr. Lindsey is a native Hawaiian and the first Polynesian Explorer and female Fellow in the history of the National Geographic Society. She is an internationally recognized expert in the emergent field of cultural intelligence — and she chooses Coolibar to protect her skin from the sun.

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NFL Training Tips with Coach Karl Dunbar

Sep 17, 2012 1 Comment

Last month Defensive Line Coach for the New York Jets, Karl Dunbar, shared his thoughts with us on training camp. For Coach Dunbar, it’s a time to get away and focus solely on football. He needs to prepare his team to play at a high level and teach them proper techniques. We wanted to dive a little deeper with Coach Dunbar to discover tips and tricks of NFL training.

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A rising need for skin cancer prevention resources in Tanzania

Sep 04, 2012 1 Comment

Cancer care in Tanzania is a great challenge to both the government and the citizens due to limited resources and facilities. Tanzania is increasingly facing a dual problem of communicable and chronic illnesses such as cancer. Those with albinism in Tanzania are especially suffering from skin cancer due to their sun sensitivity. The Tanzania Albino Society believes the total number of those with albinism in their region could be more than 150,000.

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Five Olympic Athletes Take the Gold for Sun Safety

Jul 31, 2012 1 Comment

Not all athletes, including Olympic athletes, are into tanning, even though a Google image search of the word “athlete” displays an overwhelming number tanned muscle men and women. Being fit and looking great doesn’t mean you need tan skin. In fact, you’re likely to develop sun spots and wrinkles if you do tan. To dispel the tan athlete typecast, we went out in search of Olympic athletes spreading the word about using sun protection for a healthy outdoor living. In our opinion, these five women get the Gold for their sun protection efforts.

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