• Cancer Supportive Services
    7 years 6 days ago

    Laughter: Prescription for a Cure

    My life was perfect, or so it seemed

    It far surpassed what I had dreamed

    My boys were healthy, ages twelve and nine

    My twenty-year marriage was doing fine

    I had more friends that I could see

    For a brand-new house, I held the key

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  • Paige Anderson
    7 years 1 week ago

    Snow Day Essentials by Guest Blogger Leigh Anderson

    Although Punxsutawney Phil may have declared the end to winter eminent, it seems that Jack Frost is determined to have a few more weeks of bitter fun before things begin to warm up.

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  • Cancer Supportive Services
    7 years 1 week ago

    Preparing for Cancer Treatment - What Should I Eat

    As a Registered Dietitian that works with cancer patients, one of the most frequent questions I am asked is, \What kind of diet should I follow before starting treatment?\  I am always happy to answer that question because it is so important to get off to a good start nutritionally prior to star

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  • Cancer Supportive Services
    7 years 2 weeks ago

    Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer

    Well before I finished the first chapter of Siddhartha Mukherjee's Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer, I realized that the book, published just this past November, would become a standard by which to judge all future efforts to describe the history and cultural context of the disease

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  • Faith Holley
    7 years 3 weeks ago

    Celebrate the Small Stuff

    As we began 2011, I took some time to set some personal and professional goals.  Nothing new there, isn't that what we are supposed to do every January?  I do not know about you, but sometimes the things we want to accomplish seem so HUGE!

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  • Allison Buchignani
    7 years 3 weeks ago

    Hammers and Nails

    This past weekend I was reading and came across an old, familiar quote by Abraham Maslow.  I was immediately struck by how well it describes what we do here every day at Minnie Pearl.

    "If all you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail."

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  • Katharine Ray
    7 years 3 weeks ago

    What a Difference a Dog Makes

    I've just come across a book that touches the heart...What a Difference a Dog Makes: Big Lessons on Life, Love and Healing from a Small Pooch.

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  • Allison Buchignani
    7 years 4 weeks ago

    Minnie's Tetrazzini

    It has been a cold and snowy year all over the country so far.  According to cnn.com, earlier this month, there was snow on the ground in 49 of 50 states- everywhere except sunny Florida!  Sometimes a snowy day calls for some good old-fashioned comfort food!

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  • Cancer Supportive Services
    7 years 1 month ago

    Nutrition and Throat Cancer

    Michael Douglas' public battle with throat cancer has brought the reality of cancer and nutrition related side effects into the spotlight.

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  • Paige Anderson
    7 years 1 month ago

    Taming the Paper Clutter

    Magazines, advertisement flyers, and billing statements-these are just some of the \paper\ items that we are faced with daily whether at our jobs, or at home in our personal mail.

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