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When Good Cells Go Bad (February 20, 2017)

By Kari Bohlke, ScD Cancer. The word has taken on a meaning that extends beyond the medical definition. Cancer is deadly; it is dangerous; it means bad news. But when we hear the words, “You have cancer,”... Continue Reading

Precision Medicine (October 6, 2015)

Patients see benefits as cancer care continues to evolve. By Susan Kreimer Donna Lawson, 67, a retired payroll admin­istrator in Glen Rose, Texas, was diagnosed with triple-negative breast cancer—a... Continue Reading

Many Older Americans are at Risk of Malnutrition (September 1, 2015)

By Mia James Much of what we read about nutrition in the news today tends to focus on weight loss and the need to cut calories. Research and tips abound about why we should stay slim and how we should... Continue Reading

To Benefit More from Exercise, Pick up Your Pace (September 1, 2015)

Regular exercisers know that physical activity brings countless benefits, from looking and feeling your best to longevity and lowering your chances of certain illnesses. But if your workouts tend to be... Continue Reading

Know Before You Go: Farmers’ Market 101 (September 1, 2015)

Planning to shop local for your produce this summer? If so, learning a bit about your neighborhood vendors and the produce they sell can ensure that you find the quality you are looking for. By Paulette... Continue Reading

Cooking for a Cause (September 1, 2015)

A celebrity chef puts her passion for food to work to educate people about a common health concern. By Diana Price Here are just a few a of the hats that Sunny Anderson, celebrity cook and co-host of Food... Continue Reading

Eating Well to Keep Your GI Tract on Track (July 29, 2015)

What and how you eat can make all the difference when it comes to digestive health. By Mia James The good news about digestive disorders— and, really, there is good news—is that many of them can be... Continue Reading

In Praise of Networking (July 29, 2015)

By Denise King Gillingham, LMSW, ACC, CPM What do you think when you hear the term networking? Some of us may think about jobs, computers, or resources— the list is long. But all of these things have... Continue Reading

Happy Mind, Healthy Body (July 29, 2015)

Five easy ways to achieve mind-body wellness. By Maryann Hammers Long-distance runner Beth Weinstein remembers a particularly grueling 50K trail race last year. “I was undertrained, tired, in tons of... Continue Reading

Step Away From the Phone (July 29, 2015)

By Maryann Hammers Justine Beauregard and her husband were sitting on the couch, watching television. Quality time together, right? Justine thought so— until her husband glanced at her, clearly annoyed.... Continue Reading

It’s Time To Bone Up: A Guide to Bone Health (July 1, 2015)

By Diane L. Schneider, MD As we age, bone loss is inevitable—but we cannot feel it or see it. You want to prevent the end result: breaking a bone. One in two women over the age of 50 will break a bone.... Continue Reading

Aging and Heart Health (July 1, 2015)

By the American Heart Association  In Your Forties If heart health has not been a priority, don’t worry. Healthy choices you make now can strengthen your heart for the long haul. Understand why you... Continue Reading

Mind Over Matter: A Woman’s Guide To Staying Brain-Healthy (July 1, 2015)

By Amanda Jerome As the baby boomer genera­tion moves into retire­ment age and beyond, brain health issues re­lated to aging are rapidly becoming a major concern. Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, and... Continue Reading

Nutrition Know-How for Healthy Aging (July 1, 2015)

Headlines correlating what we eat with opti­mal health abound: claims of “superfoods” compete with new juic­ing fads; proteins and carbohydrates contin­ually spar; leafy greens are everywhere. But... Continue Reading

10 Tips for Mental Health (July 1, 2015)

By Mia Adler Ozair Recent statistics from the National Institute of Mental Health indicate that approxi­mately 26.2 percent of all adults over the age of 18 in the United States alone suffer from a diagnosable... Continue Reading

Young Survivor Profile: Kirby Jamail (December 29, 2014)

Houston, Texas, native Kirby Ja­mail was diagnosed with Stage III, triple-negative breast cancer in August 2013 at age 28. A fitness instructor, Kirby had just moved out on her own at the time and was... Continue Reading

Young and Newly Diagnosed With Cancer? (December 29, 2014)

Think about Fertility. Some women find that cancer treatment affects or damages their fertility. For some of these women, once treatment ends, natural conception and childbearing are no longer options.... Continue Reading

Q&A: Young Women and Breast Cancer (December 29, 2014)

When young women receive a breast cancer diagnosis, they face unique medical and psychosocial challenges. Here Ann Partridge, MD, MPH, founder and director of the Program for Young Women with Breast Cancer;... Continue Reading

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