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Managing Your Finances in the Face of Illness (November 24, 2014)

Monitoring the financial transactions that accompany any medical challenge can require vigilance, but the long-term benefit of remaining financially secure is worth the extra effort. By Sarah O’Leary When... Continue Reading

Understanding Hospice Care and Medicare Coverage (November 24, 2014)

By Ron Pollack Executive Director, Families USA What Is Hospice Care? Hospice care is a program of care and support for patients who are terminally ill. These patients may no longer want to try to cure... Continue Reading

Spiritual Practice Makes Perfect (November 10, 2014)

Commit to a daily spiritual practice and feel the peace. Practice makes perfect—or so the saying goes. There really is no such thing as perfection, but there is some truth to the proverb. When we practice,... Continue Reading

Is Your Relationship Haunted? (November 10, 2014)

Understanding how past experiences can influence the tone and the prog­ress of your current relationship can help you share and grow. By Denise King Gillingham, LMSW, ACC, CPM Have you ever noticed that... Continue Reading

Stress Can Have Serious Consequences (November 10, 2014)

Feeling stressed? You are not alone. We live in a culture that treats busy like a badge of honor and stress as a fact of life. Stress might be commonplace, but it should not be the norm—and it turns... Continue Reading

Tune In to Your Inner Compass (November 10, 2014)

Many women experience anxiety, but few of us pay attention to what it is telling us about our lives. By Romila “Dr. Romie” Mushtaq, MD Have you ever experienced severe anx­iety—a sense of panic,... Continue Reading

5 Things Women Should Know about Lung Cancer (October 27, 2014)

By Christina S. Baik, MD, MPH Assistant Professor, University of Washington School of Medicine Assistant Member, Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center 1. Smoking causes the... Continue Reading

Color Me Happy (October 27, 2014)

Our use of color can reflect and even affect our mood. Feeling Blue?Green with envy? It may be no accident that we sometimes use colors to describe our moods and emotions. In fact, one study even found... Continue Reading

Recent Treatment Advancements in Lung Cancer (October 27, 2014)

By Christina S. Baik, MD, MPH Assistant Professor, University of Washington School of Medicine Assistant Member, Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Facing a lung cancer... Continue Reading

What Integrative Medicine Is… and Is Not (October 27, 2014)

Cancer patients and their loved ones can benefit from a clear understanding of what integrative medicine offers—and of the dangers of alternative therapies. By Barrie R. Cassileth, PhD Integrative medicine... Continue Reading

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