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February is "Heart Health Month." If you are a cancer patient, you have many things you are thinking about with your health in relation to your diagnosis. Heart health may not be on your mind, but it is a good thing for all of us to think about and [...]
When thinking about winter activities, there may be many things that come to mind. If you live in a northern state, images of sports like hockey, skiing, snow shoeing or tubing may be immediate thoughts. Or perhaps staying indoors with a good book, cooking comfort food or playing a [...]
Sometimes I hear or read health information and think, “wow! That sounds great” only to find out that it might not actually be so wonderful. The following is an example of that situation. According to a letter recently published by the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, the American Cancer Society, [...]
Does is seem like it has been a long year waiting for the coronavirus vaccination? Some folks are now beginning to reap the benefits of the research that happened during 2020. Perhaps some of the phrases related to research sound unfamiliar to you: clinical trial phases, emergency use authorization, or [...]
It goes without saying that Covid-19 has affected all of us in some way. Many of us have had family members or friends who had the virus, or perhaps you have experienced it personally. We all have been asked to make changes that reduce its ability to spread from [...]