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Spyce Aprons - The Story

by Keane Veran on

Kitchens are more dangerous than you think. Studies by the National Sanitation Foundation (NSF) International revealed that kitchens are MORE contaminated with bacteria than a bathroom. They found...

Why Do Towels Smell?

by Keane Veran on

Towels are dirty… real dirty.  As soon as it’s used, a towel becomes covered with bacteria, fungi, and dead skin cells. The towels then provide the perfect environment...

A Simple, Easy, Chemo-Friendly Recipe

by Shaun Veran on

A cancer diagnosis completely upends eating habits. Firstly, you are restricted from eating various types of food with a low bacteria diet. Secondly, you can have weird side...

Choosing an Oncologist: Traits to Look for in Your Doctor

by Keane Veran on

With a cancer diagnosis, a flood of emotions takes over. Fear. Anxiety. Denial. Hopelessness. In moments like this, your doctor becomes both your captain and your cheerleader. They...

4 Ways to Manage Cancer Treatment as Healthcare Changes

by Keane Veran on

  Earlier this month, I attended the Blood Cancer Conference put on by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. It was such an incredible opportunity to learn more about...

The Legend of 1000 Cranes

by Keane Veran on

If you haven’t noticed, we love the crane. This fabled bird is said to live for 1000 years and has become a symbol of life, longevity, and happiness...

UV Protection Caps by OURA - Behind UPF 50+

by Keane Veran on

Exposure to sunlight is bad... right? As the saying goes, everything in moderation. Catching a couple rays can be totally fine but getting too much sun is definitely...

Anti-Bacterial Headwear: How Our Hats Stay Clean

by Keane Veran on

If you haven’t noticed, hats can get pretty disgusting. They are one of the few things that we take everywhere, but never wash. Just think, when was the last...

A Heartfelt Thank You Letter to U.S. Representative Ed Royce

by Keane Veran on

Dear Rep. Ed Royce, In 2011, my wish came true. Thanks to Make-a-Wish, I flew to DC with my family to meet President Obama. As a part of...

Cancer Care Package: The Essentials

by Keane Veran on

Caring for Cancer Patients A cancer diagnosis is a devastating news. As a patient, there is so much uncertainty and it can be so easy to feel isolated...