Beating the Beast


Wellness Programs and the Unwell

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The future of employer provided health care insurance will be driven, in part, by wellness programs.



Deadly Infections and the Caring, Unwashed Hands That Spread Them

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Have you heard about the latest threat to the lives of cancer patients? It’s CRE, the ‘Nightmare Bacteria’. This bacteria causes infections and can be drug-resistant.



Lift

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I’ve been going to the gym for over a year now. I’m there usually at least three mornings a week. I would guess over half the weeks I was there five mornings a week. I would highly recommend anyone (with medical clearance) do it as well.



Lucky

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Before I started chemotherapy for my Hodgkin’s lymphoma in 2000, my physician told me the chemo had been formulated such that sterility (which I read was a common male side effect of chemo) wouldn’t be a problem.







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