Donations of over 500,000 euros: cancer-sick Boy gets life-saving surgery

The 5-year-old Oscar from Worcester (England) is already sick for the second Time with leukemia. Only the participation in a clinical study in Singapore, can save the life of the young. Through a fundraising campaign over 500,000 euros for Oscar were collected. Already at the beginning of the year, Oscar received a life-saving stem cell […]

How pregnancy can be made more difficult by maternity care’s notions of ‘normal’

Maternity records in the UK have spaces only for the expectant mother and the baby’s father. This inflexibility can cause difficulties for the pregnant person, their partner, and their unborn baby if they do not fit into these boxes. Over the last decade there has been a significant increase in the number of people conceiving […]

Think Before You Pink: What You Need to Know About Pinkwashing

With Breast Cancer Awareness Month quickly approaching in October, things are about to get pink. Really, really pink. That’s because 27 years ago, Evelyn Lauder of the Estée Lauder company and her friend Alexandra Penney decided that pink (particularly pink ribbons) should be the color denoting breast cancer awareness. Pink has been an international symbol […]