Posts Tagged ‘Cancer’

Alcohol and Cancer: What You Ought to Know

Saturday, December 18, 2010 12:15 1 Comment

Guest post submitted by MD Anderson Cancer Center
When you raise your glass at this year’s holiday toast, choose your beverage wisely.
Research shows that drinking even a small amount of alcohol increases your chances of developing cancer, including oral cancer, breast cancer and liver cancer.
Yet, other research shows that drinking small amounts of alcohol may protect […]

This was posted under category: Adults, Cancer, Men's Health, Women's Health Tags: , , , , , ,

How to Filter Cancer Prevention Headlines

Thursday, October 14, 2010 19:08 2 Comments

Guest post submitted by MD Anderson Cancer Center

Most of us can’t keep up with all the new ways to avoid cancer. Thanks to the Internet, we now have an unlimited supply of cancer knowledge at our fingertips.  But, how can we filter out the good, the bad and the questionable?
Below are steps to help you […]

This was posted under category: Adults, Cancer, Quality Health Care Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Healthy Eating with ChefMD – Spectacular Meatloaf

Sunday, July 25, 2010 11:59 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
I’m still waiting for my friend, John La Puma, MD, ChefMD to make a house-call.  He can leave his stethoscope at home; all he needs to bring is his culinary tools.
I’m waiting for some first rate cooking lessons, and I’m holding John to his words when he says, “Gee…I’d make […]

This was posted under category: Adults, Healthy Eating, Kids Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Health Journalism: Have we reached new lows?

Wednesday, July 14, 2010 14:49 No Comments

Guest post by Gary Schwitzer

It doesn’t get much worse than this in health journalism; NY Daily News finds new lows
By Gary Schwitzer
[Original post published on Gary Schwitzer’s HealthNewsReview Blog, July 13, 2010 and reprinted with permission from Gary Schwitzer.]
I know that many people just dismiss the New York Daily News, but you can’t dismiss […]

This was posted under category: Adults, Cancer, Doctors, Hospital Care, Insurance, Men's Health, Nurses, Patient Engagement, Quality Health Care, Seniors, Women's Health Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Bruce Dan, MD Cancer Blog – 4 Tips to Help Whip Doctors and Nurses into Shape

Monday, May 10, 2010 14:11 2 Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Part II
In Part I of my blog, “Bruce Dan, MD Blogs About His Cancer Treatment”, and I highlighted areas where Dr. Dan shows humor, strength and resolve.
Part II addresses issues that Dr. Dan observes firsthand that affect patient care.
Dr. Dan offers his observations and I offer some simple tips to […]

This was posted under category: Adults, Cancer, Doctors, Health 2.0/Health IT, Hospital Care, Nurses, Patient Engagement Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,