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

    When It's Too Much To Swallow

    Swallowing is something we take for granted, at least many of us. That is until you can’t swallow or at least swallow easily and comfortably. Swallowing is defined as the ability to move around food in the mouth and then down to the stomach for further digestion.

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  • Abby Henry
    1 year 10 months ago

    Returning to Work: Explaining the Resume Cancer Gap

    If you had to stop working because of cancer treatment, you may want or need to return to work once treatment ends. Your doctor has cleared you to work, you are ready to being the job search, but what about the gap in your resume? 

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  • Margaret Martin, RD, MS, LDN
    1 year 10 months ago

    Takeaways from One Million Strong’s Coffee with the Experts

    The first weekend of April there was a sea of blue t-shirts in Nashville. No, it wasn’t University of Kentucky Wildcat basketball fans or any of the sport fans.

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  • Jeff Hutchins
    1 year 10 months ago

    Speaking with Cancer Survivors: Comfort, Courage, and Control

    I LOVE my "work." I get the opportunity to cross paths with anywhere from five to fifteen cancer patients a day. Speaking with them is one of my favorite things. Why? Because they teach me so much.

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  • Abby Henry
    1 year 10 months ago

    10 Facts About Esophageal Cancer

    April is Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month. Here are 10 facts you may not know about esophageal cancer:

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  • Margaret Martin, RD, MS, LDN
    1 year 10 months ago

    Shout Out to Hospital Workers: It’s The Little Things That Count

    If you’ve ever spent any time in a hospital, you know it can be a foreign, cold place—even if your loved one or best friend is being treated there.  The hospital decorators and designers do a good job of creating lovely places to sit in the lobby and waiting areas.

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  • Abby Henry
    1 year 11 months ago

    Chemo Cooling Caps

    As you already know, hair loss (alopecia) is a common side effect of chemotherapy. Even though not all cancer patients undergo chemotherapy and not all who do lose their hair, bald heads are synonymous with cancer survivors in popular culture.

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  • Margaret Martin, RD, MS, LDN
    1 year 11 months ago

    Fight with Nutrition During Colorectal Cancer Treatment

    Nutrition is an important aspect of colorectal cancer treatment. Since March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, let’s take some time to look at the relationship between nutrition and colorectal cancer treatment.

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  • Margaret Martin, RD, MS, LDN
    1 year 11 months ago

    National Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day: Hug an RD Today!

    The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics created Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day in 2008 to raise awareness for Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDN) as invaluable providers of food and nutrition services and to commemorate RDNs for their comment to helping people lead healthy lives and practice better nutrition. This year, RDN Day falls on March 9.

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  • Margaret Martin, RD, MS, LDN
    1 year 11 months ago

    Get Ready for Spring & Fight the Winter Blahs

    Are the short winter days affecting your mood?  Does the cold weather leave you stuck in the house?  Have you given up on your New Year’s Resolutions? Don’t worry! You’re not alone if you did.

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