• Margaret Martin, RD, MS, LDN
    1 year 7 months ago

    Splash Into Summer with Refreshing Sippers

    It’s that good ole summer time—the season of warm weather, picnics, travel, pool parties, and patio visits. What’s your go-to beverage in the summer? As a cancer survivor, side effects can slow down your beverage intake. It’s important to stay well-hydrated all summer long.

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  • Margaret Martin, RD, MS, LDN
    1 year 8 months ago

    Go Outside: Nature for the Soul

    Spending time in the great outdoors can improve your outlook and provide a welcome change from the monotony of indoor scenery many cancer survivors experience. Nature can provide tranquility and peace to help balance a busy schedule or ease a stressed mind.

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  • Margaret Martin, RD, MS, LDN
    1 year 8 months ago

    Father’s Day—Taking Care of Dads

    What did you learn about food from your father? Do you have a first memory of your father cooking for the family? How did your father influence the way you eat? As we celebrate Father’s Day this month, it’s a great time to reflect on our dads and how we care for the men in our lives.

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  • Abby Henry
    1 year 8 months ago

    Finding the Best Doctor for Me

    Since my cancer diagnosis was melanoma, a dermatologist was of course an important member of my healthcare team. The only problem? I didn’t particularly like my dermatologist.

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  • Abby Henry
    1 year 8 months ago

    When Sleep Is Elusive

    A lot of cancer patients and people in general have trouble getting a good night’s sleep.  However, sleep is very important, especially during cancer treatment to promote healing.

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  • Megan Forshey, LCSW
    1 year 9 months ago

    A Legacy of Laughter and Love

    "I wanted a perfect ending. Now I've learned, the hard way, that some poems don't rhyme, and some stories don't have a clear beginning, middle, and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what's going to happen next.

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  • Margaret Martin, RD, MS, LDN
    1 year 9 months ago

    Melanoma: Managing Ipilimumab Side Effects

    Exciting new cancer research is happening all the time, but even the best and newest cancer treatment have side effects, including the recently approved melanoma drug ipilimumab (Yervoy®).  Approved in October 2015 by the U. S.

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  • Julee Jones
    1 year 9 months ago

    Movement for the Cancer Survivor

    When I was going through my Pilates certification process in July of 2001 as an apprentice, I was privileged to teach pilates to a cancer survivor named Barbara who had a double mastectomy with reconstruction using the transverse abdominal muscles.
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  • Margaret Martin, RD, MS, LDN
    1 year 9 months ago

    Celebrate Mom on Mother’s Day

    Did you know that more phone calls are made on Mother’s Day than any other day of the year? Have you heard that Mother’s Day is also the day with the highest church attendance after Christmas Eve and Easter? 

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  • Michelle Michael, MS, RD, LDN
    1 year 9 months ago

    Spring Into Color

    Colored fruits and vegetables that is! Fruits and vegetables contain a naturally occurring compound known as phytochemicals. Phytochemicals refer to a variety of compounds that give fruits and vegetables their color and flavor.

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