Marlys

Prescription for Depression – Whether Cancer Patient or Caregiver

Posted May 23rd, 2016

It hung around way too late in the day before I recognized this no-energy-no-interest-in-anything blahness. That’s when I got out my script pad and wrote a prescription for mild depression: Go take a hike. Near a body of water. Part of the cure requires that the patient stop somewhere along the path to contemplate all there is […]


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Yoga for Cancer

Posted May 18th, 2016

Yoga is a tool to recover, reconnect, and rejuvenate. It is a way to strengthen the immune system, reduce stress, and help manage the side effects of chemotherapy, surgery, and radiation. We invite you to explore more about how yoga can make a difference and support cancer patients in this video below with Karen Gagnier. […]


Marlys

Your Path Has Been Redirected By Cancer: Now What?

Posted May 2nd, 2016

What circumstances have redirected your path? Cancer or other serious illness? Job loss? Or job change and subsequent relocation? Financial reversals? Death of a loved one? Widowhood?


Rodney Warner

Why Are We So Intent on Killing Ourselves?

Posted April 12th, 2016

As time goes on you might assume that as medical knowledge and treatments progress over time, generally, we would live longer, healthier lives. That’s a false assumption for too many Americans according to two stories in the media based on two different medical studies. For large chunks of White America, especially women, life expectancies are […]


Marlys

8 Cancer-Generated Secrets For Becoming More Attractive

Posted April 8th, 2016

If you’ve lost something to cancer that is of incredible value — your health, a way of life, someone who is precious beyond words — then it is important to grieve. To take your time and grieve in your own way. At some point, though, it will be to your advantage and good health to set aside […]


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Kick Butt’s Day!

Posted March 16th, 2016

March 16, 2016 is Kick Butts Day. Kick Butts Day is a day of activism to empower youth to stand out, speak up and seize control against Big Tobacco nationwide. Events are organized to raise awareness of the problems of tobacco, encourage youth to reject the tobacco industry’s marketing, to stay tobacco free and to […]


Bob Riter

Cancer and the Holidays

Posted December 17th, 2014

The first few months of living with cancer are weird. This sensation is even more intense during the holiday season.


Bob Riter

When the Boss has Cancer

Posted October 6th, 2014

I recently received a phone call that went like this: “My boss is struggling with cancer, but he clearly doesn’t want to talk about it or even acknowledge how ill he is. I’m concerned about him, but I’m also concerned about everyone else who works here.


Second Class Patients

Posted May 30th, 2014

There is a large group of people with cancer who may be having a very difficult time getting diagnosed and treated; it’s because they’re disabled.


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

Posted May 17th, 2013

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.