June 2017

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Why you should replace processed food with whole food

June 05, 2017
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There can be many reasons we don’t eat healthy. Perhaps the biggest obstacle is defining “healthy.” The truth is there’s no universally ideal diet because we all have unique needs. What all good diets have in common, though, is “real food.” If you let real food be your guide, things get much simpler.  

5 things women should know about getting their tubes tied

June 02, 2017
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Women, if you’re ready to stop having children or don’t want children in the first place, here’s what you need to know about tubal ligation aka getting your tubes tied.

How the color of your wall is affecting your health

June 02, 2017
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Debating what color to paint your bedroom or new office? Learn how specific colors affect your health.

Making the transition back to a primary care provider after cancer treatment

June 01, 2017

When you have been in the care of doctors and nurses who specialize in cancer treatment, transitioning to a provider who does not know all the small details can seem daunting. Here is some practical advice. 

Palliative care: Treatment for the patient as a whole person

June 01, 2017
Palliative care is specialized medical care for people living with a serious illness such as cancer. It is a specialty that focuses on quality of life for patients and their families through the relief of physical, psychological, social/practical and spiritual/existential suffering.

Cancer control: an innovative approach to care

June 01, 2017

Leaders at the Swedish Cancer Institute recognize that Swedish has the opportunity to lead the way in prevention and screening efforts, and can do so by bringing together community, clinical and research efforts across the Pacific Northwest.

Notes from our ACS patient navigator: Screening and prevention — how can the American Cancer Society support you?

June 01, 2017
Almost every person has been touched by cancer, either personally or through someone else, so cancer prevention may be something you are curious to learn more about.

5 things to consider before signing your child up for sports

June 01, 2017
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Sports are a great way to keep your child active, social and challenged. But there are some things to consider before signing them up.

Know the signs of stroke: you may save a life

June 01, 2017
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The average age for a stroke is 65. But more young people, some in their late 20s to early 30s, are having strokes. Learn to recognize the symptoms of a stroke with the acronym FAST. Here’s what it stands for and what to do if you think you or someone else is having a stroke.  

Book recommendation: Surviving the Storm

June 01, 2017

An interview with author Cheryl Krauter, LMFT, existential humanistic psychotherapist and a cancer survivor.

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