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Childhood Cancer Rates are On the Rise, What that Means For DIPG

Childhood Cancer Rates are On the Rise, What that Means For DIPG

It is no secret that the rates of childhood cancer have been steadily increasing in the United States over the last 40 years. This has been seen in clinical literature and reported by various government health bodies since the early 2000s. The New York Health Department released their own statistics in 2018 and used one […]

Can We Detect Gliomas Before They Form?

Can We Detect Gliomas Before They Form?

Urinary biomarkers have been used to test tumor-related protein secretions for a while in medicine, but in recent years has been especially helpful with inoperable brain tumors like DIPG. Urine serves as a suitable biomarker source due to its accumulation of systemic body changes through protein secretion, and it’s not invasive the way a biopsy […]

Things To Do When You Don’t Know What To Do: Self-Care

Things To Do When You Don’t Know What To Do: Self-Care

When we try to think of ways to implement self-care into our daily routines, it can be hard. With work, friends, and family obligations, life can be hectic. But that’s why it’s so important to take care of ourselves. Sometimes when we feel overwhelmed, we get into a rut of believing that we have to […]

Hydration Alternatives to Water

Hydration Alternatives to Water

This summer we at the Cristian Rivera Foundation are trying to focus as much on health as we can. Staying hydrated with water or alternative hydration techniques will keep your body functioning normally and keep you in good physical fitness. There are a multitude of health related benefits associated with being hydrated such as promoting […]

Top 5 Places to Visit on the East Coast this Summer

Top 5 Places to Visit on the East Coast this Summer

After a whole year of being locked in our houses a nice summer vacation sounds fantastic. The Cristian Rivera Foundation, being founded out of New York, wanted to give you some amazing vacation getaway locations on the East Coast for you to enjoy this summer. 1: The Outer Banks The Outer Banks are a series […]

Racing Towards a Cure – the 4th Annual CRF Full Steam Ahead 5K

Racing Towards a Cure – the 4th Annual CRF Full Steam Ahead 5K

This past Saturday, July 17th the Cristian Rivera Foundation hosted its 4th Annual Cristian Rivera Foundation Full Steam Ahead 5K at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx. After months of planning the event, our team at CRF was so excited the morning of the event. We had high hopes for a good turnout and were […]

Ways to Support Local Businesses this Summer

Ways to Support Local Businesses this Summer

Last year local businesses took a huge hit because of the coronavirus pandemic. Nearly 50 percent of all small businesses were forced to temporarily close, and active employment dropped significantly during this time. With that being said, small businesses are at the backbone of American society and need our support more now than ever. This […]