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Heart Health Awareness

Heart Health Awareness

February is American Heart Month, and women around the country are raising awareness of this critical women’s health issue. For the past 11 years, the color red has taken on a new significance in the month of February. Sure, you’ll still see the color splashed across Valentine’s Day displays, but it [...]

Posted on: February 4, 2015

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Compliments: Accept the Gift with Grace

Compliments: Accept the Gift with Grace

By Denise King Gillingham, LMSW, ACC, CPM Why is it so hard to listen to nice things about yourself? It seems like it should be so easy—and enjoyable—but many of us react to compliments in ways that reflect our difficulty in accepting and internalizing these positive messages. For many women this [...]

Posted on: July 8, 2016

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It's in the Genes: Top 5 Things to Know about Genetic Testing

It's in the Genes: Top 5 Things to Know about Genetic Testing

Advances in genetic testing are offering women more information than ever before about their genetic makeup and are providing opportunities for empowered decision-making related to a wide range of health issues. In this recurring column, experts provide vital information about how genetic testing suits one’s individual needs, potential risks and benefits, [...]

Posted on: July 8, 2016

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Patients Rising: Voices of Value

Patients Rising: Voices of Value

By Terry Wilcox When Jennifer Hinkel was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lym­phoma in 1998 at the age of 17, her life as she knew it came to a standstill: from her daily routine to her long-term plans, her world was transformed as she took on the fight of her life. After undergoing [...]

Posted on: July 8, 2016

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Advances offer Promise for Multiple Myeloma Patients

Advances offer Promise for Multiple Myeloma Patients

With a growing number of treatment options, the out­look is improving for patients with this blood cancer. By Mia James Una Wilson initially thought that the early signs of multiple my­eloma (MM) were the result of a pulled muscle in her back. At the time, the software developer from Seattle, Washington, and native of [...]

Posted on: July 8, 2016

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Making Sense of Eating Well

Making Sense of Eating Well

With a bit of background and some clear strategies, good nutrition need not be that complicated. By Matilde Parente, MD, FCAP Books about eating and dieting dominate the bestseller list year-round. Many of these books make eating seem pretty complicated or confusing. Often the diets that are touted are fabricated meal [...]

Posted on: July 8, 2016

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