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Kisses and Much More

| March 17, 2013 | 0 Comments
Kisses and Much More

by Christine Horner, MD Perhaps one of your favorite activities is putting up the mistletoe during the Holidays and getting a special someone to give you a kiss. But did you know that mistletoe can also help you if you have breast cancer? Yes—kisses really do help you to heal, but mistletoe offers much more. […]

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Financial Wellness After Breast Cancer

| March 17, 2013 | 0 Comments
Financial Wellness After Breast Cancer

by Beverly Vote God wants us to prosper financially, to have plenty of money, to fulfill the destiny He has laid out for us.  — Joel Osteen, Joel Osteen Ministries Being diagnosed with breast cancer can have devastating effect in all areas of our life, physical, personal, emotional – and financial. Many of us never […]

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The Thriving Caregiver

| February 24, 2013 | 0 Comments
The Thriving Caregiver

by Tambre Leighn MA, CPC, ELI-MP, Paula Holland De Long ACC, CPCC, and Sharon Roth-Lichtenfeld ACC, CPC, ELI-MP Nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you care.  — Theodore Roosevelt Spouse, significant other, child, relative or friend, when someone you love hears the words, “you have breast cancer,” you are unexpectedly […]

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Claim Your Blessings

| February 24, 2013 | 0 Comments
Claim Your Blessings

by Maimah Karmo “I don’t want the world to see me, ‘cause I don’t think they’d understand. When everything’s made to be broken, I just want you to know who I am.” — Goo Goo Dolls, “Iris” Screaming in silence, I felt my world collapse around me when I heard those four words, “you have […]

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Lymphatic Care After Breast Surgery

| February 24, 2013 | 0 Comments
Lymphatic Care After Breast Surgery

ADVERTORIAL — “When a woman becomes her own best friend, life is easier.” — Diane Von Furstenberg Our lymphatic system helps to fight diseases by filtering toxins and bacteria out of our body.  It also supports and empowers our immune system. Maintaining a healthier immune system is very important for the body to resist infections, […]

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Hot ‘n’ Healthy Cup of Cocoa

| February 24, 2013 | 1 Comment
Hot ‘n’ Healthy Cup of Cocoa

For centuries, hot cocoa has been a comforting drink, great for rainy days, sipping after making the best snowman on your street, sharing with friends and family or enjoying in solitude. Cocoa contains less fat than most hot chocolates and is high in antioxidants. 1 cup milk (nut milk or organic unprocessed milk) 1 1/2 […]

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Your Shelvic Exam

| February 24, 2013 | 0 Comments
Your Shelvic Exam

What a healthy and nutritiously stocked kitchen looks like by David Grotto, RD, LDN, author of The Best Things You Can Eat True health care reform cannot happen in Washington. It has to happen in our kitchens, in our homes, and in our communities. All health care is personal. — Mehmet Oz M.D. After years […]

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Ann Fonfa, Activist

| February 23, 2013 | 1 Comment
Ann Fonfa, Activist

by Ann Fonfa “I was braver than I knew.” I was diagnosed with invasive lobular carcinoma of the left breast after finding a lump in January 1993 while doing my breast self exam. Because I have extreme multiple chemical sensitivity, I didn’t take chemotherapy, and I chose not to do radiation or hormonal treatments. I […]

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Young Thrivers!

| February 12, 2013 | 0 Comments
Young Thrivers!

by Heather Jose and Christy James What if we did cancer differently? It is not inevitable that cancer must equal sadness, sickness, grief and pain. They will be a part of it, no doubt. A diagnosis does not mean that the doctor is in charge and there is nothing you can do. There are many […]

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New Confidence for the New You

| February 12, 2013 | 0 Comments
New Confidence for the New You

ADVERTORIAL by Rhonda McCarthy, Recover With Confidence National Program Director There are over 40 million women who experience some type of hair loss.  When it comes to women with medically related hair loss, the hair loss specialists with Recover With Confidence recognize the importance of quality service and a perfect hair product. Our wigs are […]

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