Posts Tagged ‘Cancer’

Fill Up on Fiber to Fight Cancer

Monday, March 28, 2011 16:03 No Comments

Guest post submitted by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
When you think fiber, what comes to mind? Your favorite breakfast bar or a sugar substitute with added fiber?
Think again! The best source of this important nutrient is natural plant-based foods.
According to the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR), plant-based foods rich in dietary […]

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Top Stories on Social Media, Health, Patient Engagement and Doctor-Nurse Team

Friday, March 18, 2011 18:41 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
The top posts on Healthin30 include topics on social media in health care, patient engagement, importance of teamwork in medicine, and healthy living.
Thank you for your insightful comments, tweets and postings to Facebook.

Social Media: Medical Social Networking – Part 2 [24 Comments 117 Tweets]
This is a comprehensive post that delves […]

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Cancer-Fighting Workout Foods

Monday, February 14, 2011 8:35 2 Comments

Guest post submitted by:

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
So you’ve committed to an exercise program! Good for you!

But did you know that you can boost your results and energy level with just a few simple changes in your diet?

Experts recommend fueling up within two to four hours of a workout. And it’s the […]

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Taking Action When Someone you Love May Need it the Most

Friday, February 11, 2011 14:37 1 Comment

Guest Post By Danielle Leach
What do you do for your seriously ill loved one when you still have time with them, but not sure how much time before they die?
So many people offered to help but I was at a loss when my son Mason was dying of cancer in 2007.  Luckily, before Mason died, […]

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Tips for Women at Every Age to Help Stay Healthy

Thursday, January 27, 2011 15:35 2 Comments

Guest post submitted by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Life changes with every decade — from starting a career and family in your 20s and 30s to work-life balance, and saving for retirement in your 40s, 50s and 60s.
And, as life changes so does your body.
Just as you set personal and work-related milestones, […]

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