May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month, and with summer right around the corner, it’s important to remember that exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun can increase your risk of developing skin cancer.
Making healthier food choices can be overwhelming, but it does not have to be complicated. Small shifts in food choices over the course of a week, a day or even a meal can make a big difference.
In 1998 at age 24, I worked for a Congressman in the U.S. House of Representatives, and I had plans for law school. But, the unexpected happened when I was diagnosed with a brain tumor.
“Taste this; is it still good?” The question may come while you’re debating whether it’s safe to defrost meat on the counter, use one cutting board for everything, or eat hot dogs without reheating them. (Both the Agriculture Department and Food & Drug Administration warn that you should never taste food to find out whether it’s safe to eat.)
Energy fuels the body's internal functions to help us perform at optimal levels. When energy is low, everything takes longer to accomplish and seems more difficult.
Adult women, starting at age 20, are encouraged to perform a breast self-exam at least once a month. The key to a successful self-exam is consistency.
There are so many important reasons to practice healthy habits and maintain a
Most of us experience stress in our hectic, day-to-day lives. However, a person in cancer treatment might struggle with intensified feelings of anxiety, depression or fear.
Grocery stores can be overwhelming, but healthy choices start when you choose what to put in your cart! These 5 nutrition label tips will help you efficiently determine which foods are better for you.
According to research from the Calorie Control Council, the average Thanksgiving dinner contains around 3,000 calories. These tips and healthier recipes can help you manage your waistline and maintain your overall health while still enjoying the food and family time.
Hair loss is a common side effect of cancer treatment, and for many women, wigs are the answer. But choosing the right wig can be a difficult decision.
During chemotherapy, you may lose the hair on your eyebrows along with the hair on your head. If this happens, there are a few tricks to help you cope.