Healthy Living

Team IA representing at 2016 Skechers Performance LA Marathon

Team Imerman Angels is representing at the 2016 Skechers Performance LA Marathon. Come run with us or cheer us on! 
“Every runner has a story.”

Indeed, they do. This year, one such runner – Taylor Bennett – is giving it her all in support of Imerman Angels.

Watch this brief video highlighting her spirit and why she […]

For Caregivers: 8 Ways to Nourish Your Own Mind, Body, and Soul

Caregiver Awareness Month, established in November of each year, was created to raise awareness of these often unsung heroes.

Those who are facing cancer and chronic disease are often forced to depend on close relatives or friends who ultimately become their caregivers. The caregiver may be you.

Caregivers face many unique experiences as they shadow their […]

Imerman Angels Hosts Inaugural Brunch Run 5K

Raising over $55,000 in gross revenue, with over 700 runners and walkers and 120 volunteers in attendance
This was not your ordinary 5K! On Saturday, July 11, we kicked off our inaugural Brunch Run 5K at Montrose Harbor in Chicago. The inaugural 5K run/walk was announced by Constructive Noise’s Bonnie Greene and raised over $55,000 benefitting Imerman Angels’ […]

Team IA Runs for Funds in Bank of American Chicago Marathon

Any Sport, Any Race, Anywhere!
$150,000 in funds raised as 90 members of Team IA cross the finish line benefitting Imerman Angels’ mission to enable 1-on-1 cancer support for cancer fighters, survivors and caregivers

Congratulations, Team Imerman Angels, for completing the 2013 Bank of America Chicago Marathon.  We believe that every fundraising page created, jersey worn […]

FOOD IS MEDICINE. MEDICINE IS FOOD.

R & R

Two major components to healing during cancer treatment are rest and relaxation. A majority of this battle is a mental game, therefore it is crucial to submerse yourself into a complete state of peace, mentally and physically. With a little discipline, anything is possible. Some really brilliant techniques to consider include yoga, qi gong, […]

Nature’s Magic

Chemotherapy has a wicked reputation for torturing the body as it seeks to destroy cancer cells. As many venture down the road to wellness, common experiences with this drug can include nausea and vomiting, as well as liver damage as the medicine is processed and filtered primarily through this single organ. However, it is […]

The blog is back!

Hello,

I hope this message finds you well. My name is Brian Hastings and I have been appointed the new writer for Imerman Angels cancer blog. I greet you with the warmest of welcomes as I set out to  motivate, educate, and inspire through words and action. The path I am on now is paved […]

5 Preventive Measures to Take in 2012

 

Even though we are well into the New Year, it is still not too late to start your New Year’s resolutions. You have plenty of time to make 2012 a year of living healthy and happy. Here are a few steps you can take to get healthy and stay healthy!

Protect yourself from the sun: […]

Today is Blood Cancer Awareness Day in Chicago!

Did you know that one of the most important missions in the cancer community today is to spread awareness about cancer symptoms to promote early diagnosis? Early detection means early treatment and greater chances of early success. This is why Mayor Daley has declared that Tuesday, April 12, 2011 […]