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Ways to Support Someone With Breast Cancer

Ways to Support Someone With Breast Cancer

Posted by on Oct 7, 2017 in Blog, Breast cancer | 0 comments

You’re at a loss.  You’ve just learned your friend or loved one is diagnosed with breast cancer.  What do you do?  How do you act?  What do you say? As I look back at my own actions under these circumstances, I know that I came up short.  I said the wrong things and made some basic mistakes.  Partly I could blame youth.  But mostly I...

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Heart Attacks Aren’t Always Like the Movies

Heart Attacks Aren’t Always Like the Movies

Posted by on Feb 17, 2017 in Blog | 2 comments

According to the movies, a heart attack is dramatic and obvious. Pain in the left arm and severe chest pain tells you it’s time to call 911. But the reality can be quite different. Nausea can be a symptom in both men and women. Shortness of breath, without doing anything, is a sign. Women may experience dizziness, feel pain in their upper back, or...

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Stroke Types & Treatment: Infographic

Stroke Types & Treatment:  Infographic

Posted by on Jan 10, 2017 in Blog | 2 comments

Below is an infographic from Mount Sinai Hospital which provides a comprehensive description of the types, treatments as well as the signs of a stroke. Knowing the signs of a stroke can get people to the hospital promptly and reduce the severity and/or risk of disability. Having atrial fibrillation is one of the risk factors for stroke.  Check out 5...

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17 Mind Numbing Facts About Your Brain

17 Mind Numbing Facts About Your Brain

Posted by on Jul 5, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Our Amazing Brains “I could while away the hours, conferrin’ with the flowers Consultin’ with the rain. And my head I’d be scratchin’ while my thoughts were busy hatchin’ If I only had a brain. I’d unravel every riddle for any individ’le, In trouble or in pain. With the thoughts I’d be thinkin’ I...

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Tips for Healthy Eating While Traveling: Infographic

Tips for Healthy Eating While Traveling: Infographic

Posted by on Jun 16, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Summer Travel Season In the northern hemisphere, summer is just around the corner.  The kids are out of school and many people take off for adventures.  Staying on track and eating right is a challenge.  Here’s an Infographic prepared by The Cleveland Clinic  compiling loads of travel tips for healthy eating from the Academy of Nutrition and...

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What Are Blood Pressure Numbers? What’s High Blood Pressure? [Infographic]

What Are Blood Pressure Numbers?  What’s High Blood Pressure? [Infographic]

Posted by on Aug 11, 2015 in Blog | 1 comment

Your Heart Your heart is an incredible organ. It is responsible for getting oxygen and nutrients to every cell in the body by pushing blood throughout the body. Beating around 100,000 times a day, it pumps blood over the 60,000 miles of blood vessels. Blood Pressure Explained A heartbeat is a two part process that takes about a second. During the first...

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Cancer Immunotherapy: Infographic

Cancer Immunotherapy:  Infographic

Posted by on Jan 27, 2015 in Blog, Breast cancer, Colorectal cancer, Lung cancer, Lymphoma, Melanoma, Prostate cancer | 0 comments

The Cancer Research Institute has created an infographic to explain cancer immunotherapy. Cancer immunotherapy is an incredible resource to treat cancer. Essentially, the immune system is activated and its ability to remove specific cancer cells is re-enabled. The infographic below explains the components of the immune system that are...

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Surveillance? Surgery? Radiation? Localized Low-Risk Prostate Cancer Infographic

Surveillance? Surgery? Radiation? Localized Low-Risk Prostate Cancer Infographic

Posted by on Jun 18, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Prostate Cancer Impacts 1 in 6 Men in the US According to Kevin Loughlin, Urologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, “If prostate cancer survivors were a city, it would be the 4th largest in the US.” Alarming as this statement is, the lifetime risk of dying from prostate cancer is only 3%. That means that most men who are diagnosed with...

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Smoking and Tobacco Products Infographic

Smoking and Tobacco Products Infographic

Posted by on Apr 21, 2014 in Blog, Breast cancer, Colorectal cancer, Coronary artery disease, Diabetes mellitus, Hypertension, Infertility, Lung cancer, Melanoma, Prostate cancer, Stroke | 0 comments

Smoking and Tobacco Products Sales in the News According to a review of the history of tobacco control in the US, by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA) in 1950, provided the first evidential link of smoking to cancers and other diseases. It took 40 years for the Joint Commission on Accreditation of...

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The Evolution of Medicine [Infographic]

The Evolution of Medicine [Infographic]

Posted by on Apr 10, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

An incredible infographic and historical timeline by Best Medical Degrees. Source: BestMedicalDegrees.com More data:   The Evolution of Medicine Modern medicine has helped lead to a surge in average life expectancy, which was only about 36 in the late 1800s. With humans routinely living into their 100s, advances in medical science are to thank....

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