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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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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Breast Cancer Health Navigator

What is a Breast Cancer Health Navigator? Marsha Schmit, RN, BSN, Hurley’s Certified Breast Cancer Nurse Navigator, shared some of the duties she provides while helping women battling breast cancer: Sits down one-on-one with a patient and family members shortly after diagnosis to answer questions and offer another layer of information and support after the […]

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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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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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Summer Family Fun Bucket List

Summer Family Fun Bucket List – Insight to  jump starting your summer family fun! By Marla Morgan Hagan, from Kudos Magazine At the beginning, summer seems endless. Long days, warm nights, relaxed schedules, fewer responsibilities. You feel like you have all the time in the world. Then, before you know it, September rolls around. Where did […]

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Monthly Breast Self Exam

 Monthly Breast Self Exam THE BEST DETECTION IS EARLY DETECTION It is never too early to start monthly breast self exams. Below are different ways to perform this exam. Experts recommend that women begin monthly self-examinations at age 20. The best time to do this is a couple of days after your period, when your […]

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Wedding Tips from the Pro

Wedding Tips from the Pro These days there is no such thing as a “one size fits all” wedding. Brides and grooms are looking to fill their special day with unique ideas and personalized touches. From venues to decor to favors, every couple has the opportunity to make their wedding a memorable event that perfectly reflects who […]

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