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What Are the Health Benefits of Eating Locally and Seasonally?

By On July 31, 2018

Learn about the health benefits of eating locally and seasonally.… Read More


The 3 Benefits of Having Cancer: What You Learn When You’re Diagnosed with Cancer in Your 20s

By On April 10, 2018

I was diagnosed with cancer when I was 27 years old. Here are three “benefits” I’ve experienced throughout my cancer journey.… Read More

Health & Wellness

BMI—Why It Exists and How to Calculate It

By On November 21, 2017

Body Mass Index, or BMI, is a tool physicians and researchers use to quickly identify individuals who suffer from obesity or near obesity.… Read More

Health & Wellness

Health Benefits of Kombucha Tea: Is it Good for You?

By On April 12, 2016

It is shown that [kombucha] can efficiently act in health preservation and recovery due to four main properties: detoxification, anti-oxidation, energizing potencies, and promotion of boosting immunity.… Read More


Why We Should Change the Way We Talk about Cancer

By On March 14, 2016

The way we talk about cancer is outdated. Nearly everyone I know has lost someone to cancer. … Read More


E-cigarettes: Debates on Safety Still Continue

By On January 5, 2016

Early in December there was a published article in Environmental Health Perspectives, bringing attention to concerns about the, “flavoring chemical called diacetyl that has been shown to be associated with a disease… Read More

Health & Wellness

Physicians-Nutritionists Collaboration Key to Addressing Obesity Epidemic

By On December 3, 2015

Obesity continues to be an ongoing public health issue. More than one third, or about 78.6 million, of the U.S. adult population is obese. Obesity accounts for 10 percent, or about… Read More

Breast Cancer

When Pink Fades to Black

By On October 19, 2015

When my breast cancer was stage III, I walked a race and felt the love radiating from a crowd of pink tutus, t-shirts. and feather boas. Then my breast cancer became metastatic,… Read More

Breast Cancer

Communication Related Side Effects of Metastatic Breast Cancer

By On August 31, 2015

Life with metastatic breast cancer has many predictable side effects—pain, fatigue, and nausea. … Read More

Health Communication

How the Right Words at the Right Time Can Make All the Difference

By On August 18, 2015

A researcher at Massey University in New Zealand is seeking to study social interactions that may help or make things more difficult for adolescents and young adults who are dealing with cancer.… Read More