Archive | August, 2014

The Good News About Colon Cancer Screening and Diagnosis

Colon cancer is a serious health issue in America today. It’s the third most commonly diagnosed cancer and the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. Source: http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/news/report-more-colon-testing-leads-to-30-percent-drop-in-cancer-rates But with screenings come hope. Early detection is one reason why there are nearly 1.2 million survivors of colon cancer in America today, and […]

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Working During Chemotherapy: Tips for Approaching Your Employer

While some cancer patients take time off from work, many simply can’t afford to. It’s common to find cancer patients still in the workforce to ensure their job’s health insurance covers their treatments. Source: According to a 2012 Harris Interactive Survey Chemotherapy can be an arduous treatment: the debilitating fatigue, the nausea, the changes to […]

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Sleeping During Pregnancy: Why There’s No Such Thing As Too Much Sleep

If you’re pregnant, you’ve probably had family and friends encourage you to eat up. After all, you’re eating for 2 people instead of just 1. But how many loved ones have told you to sleep up? If you think about it, the same logic applies—you’re sleeping for 2 as well. Why You’re So Tired During […]

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Managing Your Diabetes: Carbohydrates

  Nutrition is a very important key to living a happy and healthy life with diabetes. But, we know you might have some questions about how the foods you eat impact you. There are three main nutrients found in the food we eat that provide us with calories; they are carbohydrates, fats and proteins. Carbohydrates […]

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Words of Encouragement: 6 Inspirational Quotes For Cancer Survivors

There’s a sense of relief that comes with your final day of cancer treatment. It’s the first day of survivorship. Gone are the endless doctor’s appointments, being sick and having no energy. Well, at least they won’t be as frequent now. Life after cancer treatment is supposed to be the time of your life right? […]

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