Did You Know?


National Health Education Week

Happy National Health Education Week!

Posted by & filed under Did You Know?.

Happy National Health Education Week is a celebration that focuses national attention on a major public health issue and promotes consumers’ understanding of the role of health education in promoting the public’s health.



Carolyn Vachani, RN, MSN, AOCN

The Dreaded Mammogram Call Back

Posted by & filed under Did You Know?, What's New.

I started breast cancer awareness month getting my annual mammogram. Everything went smoothly until I got the call every woman dreads – the dreaded mammogram call back.



Carolyn Vachani, RN, MSN, AOCN

I’ve got cancer and you want me to exercise??!

Posted by & filed under Did You Know?.

People undergoing cancer treatment can – and should – exercise! It can provide relief from fatigue, pain, weight gain, insomnia and a whole host of issues people commonly experience.



Cancerversary

Posted by & filed under Did You Know?.

Anniversaries often conjure up happy thoughts- a wedding anniversary, anniversary of quitting smoking, anniversary of starting a new job.  But when cancer is involved, an anniversary of a different kind becomes part of your memory.  I doubt that most people with diabetes can remember the day they were given this news.  But just about every…