• Lipscomb University Senior Blogs
    1 year 3 months ago

    Perfectly Pumpkin Overnight Oats

    There is nothing like starting your morning off with a delicious breakfast, especially on these crisp fall mornings where the sunrise and fallen leaves cast a golden hue across the landscape. Pumpkin over night oats captures this delicious fall morning in a jar.

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  • Margaret Martin, RD, MS, LDN
    1 year 3 months ago

    Finding Comfort in a Waiting Room

    Waiting rooms are part of almost any doctor’s visit, so of course, they are part of any cancer journey. Have you felt uncomfortable in a waiting room? Maybe it was an awkward gaze, an uncomfortable moment, or an anxious sigh. Are there rules for waiting room conduct?

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  • Abby Henry
    1 year 3 months ago

    Flu Shots: There’s Still Time To Get Yours!

    When the leaves change colors and the air gets cooler, flu season is right around the corner.

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  • Abby Henry
    1 year 4 months ago

    Health Insurance Marketplace: Open Enrollment for 2017

    Open enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace (HealthCare.gov) begins on November 1, 2016 and runs until January 31, 2017. If you will not have health insurance through your job, Medicare, parents, or spouse, you can purchase health insurance for 2017 from the Marketplace.

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  • Abby Henry
    1 year 4 months ago

    Cancer by The Numbers: Should I Read Statistics?

    Many newly diagnosed cancer patients immediately want to know the statistics of their diagnosis. This is an understandable desire, but looking at cancer statics as a newly diagnosed patient can be misleading and cause unnecessary stress and anxiety.

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  • Abby Henry
    1 year 4 months ago

    Taking Care of Your Teeth Through Cancer

    October is National Dental Hygiene Month. You may be thinking to yourself what does cancer have to do with dental hygiene? A lot actually!

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  • Margaret Martin, RD, MS, LDN
    1 year 4 months ago

    To Be or Not To Be a Vegetarian

    Many times when I speak with people who are just diagnosed with cancer, they want to change their diet immediately. I get it. They want control over something in their life when suddenly everything seems out of control.

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  • Margaret Martin, RD, MS, LDN
    1 year 4 months ago

    Healthy Aging: It’s Just a Number

    Treatments for cancer are more effective than 50 years ago. With the emphasis now on earlier detection through regular screening, treatment outcomes have improved greatly.

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  • Margaret Martin, RD, MS, LDN
    1 year 4 months ago

    Is Your Food Safe?

    Food safety is a valuable goal year-round but especially in the warmer months. Why? More people travel and transport food during the vacation months. The outside temperatures in summer and early autumn often leave outdoor food in the danger zone, between 40 degrees and 140 degrees.

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  • Abby Henry
    1 year 5 months ago

    Stop The Problem Before It Starts: Lymphedema Prevention

    Lymphedema is a common side effect among cancer survivors, especially breast cancer survivors, but it can affect any patient whose treatment plan included lymph nodes being removed by surgery or lymph nodes being damaged by radiation treatment.

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