• 12/30/2015

    Most years my New Year's resolutions focus on less—eat less sugar, spend less money, watch less TV. Sound familiar? Then, when I slip up and indulge in dessert or buy a new dress, I feel like a failure. I beat myself up for wanting things that it's normal to want!

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  • 12/23/2015

    According to new study from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, more than one-third of people with incurable cancer continue to be gainfully employed. The study specifically looked at breast, prostate, colon, and lung cancer patients.

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  • 12/23/2015

    It’s here—the holiday season. Let the parties begin! But, be cautious. Many people gain one to ten pounds over the holidays starting from Halloween or Thanksgiving through the end of year.

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  • 12/19/2015

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed that minors be banned from using tanning beds. The FDA has also proposed that those 18 and older sign a waiver to prove they are aware of the health risks of tanning.

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  • 12/16/2015

    The whole country (or at least most of it) seems to have a love affair with bacon. Did you know that the average American eats 18lbs of bacon annually? People are getting really creative with bacon recipes like bacon donuts and bacon-infused whiskey.

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  • 12/12/2015

    So far in 2015, the U.S. Food and Drug administration (FDA) has approved 13 new drugs (6 in November) and 13 new drug indications or formulations and 1 expanded indication for the treatment of cancer.

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  • 12/09/2015

    Do make a budget for holiday shopping. Cancer treatment can be expensive. Even with health insurance, the co-pays can add up. You may need to budget for holiday shopping a little bit differently this year. Make a budget beforehand and stick to it!

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  • 12/05/2015

    According to a new study, men with low-risk prostate cancer who choose “watchful waiting” or “active surveillance” instead of beginning treatment such as surgery or radiation may not be monitored as closely as they should be.

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