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Start 2017 Right: Plan for Cancer Screening and Save Lives!

Start 2017 Right: Plan for Cancer Screening and Save Lives!

Screening guidelines should initiate conversations with your healthcare team.  Charles H Weaver MD, Editor CancerConnect The goal of cancer screening is to find disease at early stages in people who are otherwise asymptomatic—before it causes symptoms and when it may be more easily treatable.  Screening tests are not available for every [...]

Posted on: January 6, 2017

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Core Strengthening for Back Pain Prevention

Core Strengthening for Back Pain Prevention

Tips for core strengthening to stop back pain before it starts By Kaliq Chang, MD Back pain is extremely common with approximately 90 percent of people suffering with it at some point in their lives. Approximately $50 billion is spent a year seeking relief. Back pain is second only to the common [...]

Posted on: December 14, 2016

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Be Mindful of Potential for Injury at the Gym

Be Mindful of Potential for Injury at the Gym

8 tips for working out without getting hurt By Margaret Harvey, DO The gym is a great place to build strength and endurance, but it’s important to be mindful of the potential for gym-related injury.  Consider these eight tips for staying fit and injury free at the gym. Start with a [...]

Posted on: December 14, 2016

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In This Issue of Women Magazine


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When It’s Time to See a Gastroenterologist

When It’s Time to See a Gastroenterologist

Expert insight can help pinpoint the culprit in your digestive woes. By Susan Kreimer For Jessie Toledano, 34, the symptoms started in April 2006, but the diagnosis of Crohn’s disease didn’t come until March the following year, just before her twen­ty-fifth birthday. She felt the urge to use the restroom after meals and [...]

Posted on: October 7, 2016

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Defying Age… And Cancer?

Defying Age… And Cancer?

Certain new anti-aging skin treatments may have cancer prevention benefits. By Heather Stringer At 45 Rose Heller was the picture of health. The Fort Smith, Arkansas, resident cycled 200 miles per week, worked as a personal trainer, and taught Pilates classes. But there was one part of her body that bothered Rose: her [...]

Posted on: October 7, 2016

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Proud Purpose: Q&A with Joan Lunden

Proud Purpose: Q&A with Joan Lunden

Joan Lunden shares her personal perspective on how a cancer diagnosis has propelled her to become an advocate for cancer survivors and to recommit to health and wellness in her own life. As an award-winning journalist and best­selling author, Joan Lunden has shared her insight and energy with view­ers and readers [...]

Posted on: October 7, 2016

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Cancer Survivorship: Insomnia and Sleep Disturbance

Cancer Survivorship: Insomnia and Sleep Disturbance

By Barrie Cassileth, MS, PhD Many cancer patients face sleep problems, such as difficulty fall­ing asleep, frequent nighttime waking, rising too early in the morning, or excessive sleeping during the day. Such symptoms may occur in more than 70 percent of people with can­cer. Stress and anxiety about one’s diagnosis, side [...]

Posted on: October 7, 2016

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Healthy Eating on a Budget

Healthy Eating on a Budget

By making a few mindful changes, you can be sure to eat well and healthfully on a budget. By Heidi Reichenberger McIndoo, MS, RD, LDN Eating nutritiously and saving money at the grocery store are two goals that may seem at odds with one another; in fact, the two go hand [...]

Posted on: October 7, 2016

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