Let’s Get Physical

Let’s Get Physical Physical activity is important in all phases of life and it can be very helpful for people recently diagnosed with cancer, as well as for patients in remission. Some of the effects of physical activity are quickly apparent in patients’ overall wellness or quality of life. Exercise can reduce fatigue, maintain or […]

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Maple French Toast Overnight Oatmeal

Maple French Toast Overnight Oatmeal….easy and healthy breakfast! Maple French Toast Overnight Oatmeal….easy and healthy breakfast!

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You Have Cancer

You Have Cancer: Those are three of the most frightening words a person can hear. The person will experience the emotional stress of living with a diagnosis of cancer and its treatment, the fear of recurrence, and the distress imposed by living with the day-to-day physical problems of the disease. All of that can create new psychological distress or […]

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The Gift of Friendship During Breast Cancer and Beyond

The Gift of Friendship During Breast Cancer and Beyond Eastern Michigan University Girls  By Karin Burnett In the fall of 1982, a group of 17- and 18-year-old girls moved into their dorm rooms on the third floor of Sellers Hall on the campus of Eastern Michigan University. As it should have been, life was simple, our […]

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Knitted Knockers

Knitted Knockers have a light-hearted name, but a very real purpose. The hand knit prostheses provide a soft, comfortable and lighter alternative to women who have undergone a mastectomy. Placed in a bra, they take on the shape and feel of a natural breast. Some women find them more comfortable than a heavy prosthetic or […]

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Diagnosis of breast cancer is stressful, frightening

A diagnosis of breast cancer is stressful, frightening — and overwhelming. Get the confidence to focus on your health and your recovery by choosing a breast cancer program with the highest standards of breast care, professional expertise and treatment options. You’ll be assured you are receiving every significant advantage in your battle against breast cancer. Hurley […]

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Lives Flash Before Their Eyes

Lives Flash Before Their Eyes By Jacqueline Smiley, Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner, Hurley OB /GYN Associates It was a regular evening at my folks’ house, just chit–chatting, making tea, and relaxing. My dad had on shorts, no shirt, just as usual. As a nurse for many years, I see the human body on a daily basis. But, as a […]

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The World Is A Stage – Flint Youth Theatre

The World Is A Stage – Flint Youth Theatre http://www.thefyt.org The theater’s staff and its young participants are taking their talents into the community, part-nering with area organizations in many differ-ent ways. It is part of FYT’s mission to present community-based, socially engaged work that speaks directly to the needs and issues facing local residents. These collaborations […]

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Get Every Advantage In Your Breast Cancer Battle

Get Every Advantage In Your Breast Cancer Battle A diagnosis of breast cancer is stressful, frightening – and overwhelming. Get the confidence to focus on your health and your recovery by choosing a breast cancer program with the highest standards of breast care, professional expertise and treatment options. You’ll be assured you are receiving every […]

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Aromatherapy Calm and Relaxed

Time to relax naturally Aromatherapy Calm and Relaxed. Aromatherapy using plant materials and aromatic plant oils including essential oils to alter one’s mood, cognitive, psychological and physical well being – has been around for centuries. The use of essential oils for therapeutic, spiritual, hygienic and ritualistic purposes goes back to a number of ancient civilizations including […]

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