Navigating the Holidays Through Nutrition

Posted December 19th, 2018

The holidays are just around the corner, and with that, we often find ourselves out of our normal routines. We may be away from work, traveling or spending time with families, friends and copious amounts of food. For many patients undergoing active cancer treatment, their appetites and how they feel may not be the same […]

Breaking News: Affordable Care Act “Struck Down” by Texas Court: Why You Shouldn’t Panic…Yet.

Posted December 17th, 2018

I turned on the late local news Friday night to a breaking news alert. My heart sank immediately with the news that a Texas court had struck down the Affordable Care Act (aka “Obamacare”) calling it unconstitutional. I thought immediately of all of those nearly 20 million people that have gained health insurance since the […]

How to Combat Nausea

There are many well established ways to combat nausea that range from traditional herbal remedies to modern prescription medications. As I have taught you so far, there are sensory changes that occur during chemotherapy. We need to keep in mind how these changes can cause nausea. Nausea can be the biggest hurdle to combat a […]

Mindful Holiday Celebrations: Honoring Memories and Traditions

Posted December 14th, 2018

This blog is part of the series “Demystifying Mindfulness.” I’m hoping I can help us all understand a little bit more about the practice of mindfulness, how it can be helpful and how we can integrate it into our lives. I cannot believe we are in December already. The year really has flown by. I’ve […]

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