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January 11, 2017

5 Reasons to Move More and 9 Tips to Get Started

Many of us spend the majority of our day seated: we drive to work, sit at a desk all day long, drive home, and then after dinner, we relax on the couch watching television. Because of demands in our everyday lives, it’s no wonder why most of us have sedentary lifestyles. Though it might be […]

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January 11, 2017

7 Apps to Make Healthier Habits Stick

Every year, January 1st seems like the perfect date to make a promise to be healthier. But as the weeks go by keeping that promise may become tougher than you thought without a little help (or some such). With an abundance of technology aimed at helping you move more, eat better and de-stress, you can […]

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September 12, 2016

Pulling Out a Win

The timing couldn’t have been worse for Derrick Hall, president and CEO of the Arizona Diamondbacks, to be diagnosed with prostate cancer. It was 2011 and the Diamondbacks were poised to make the Major League Baseball playoffs a month later—which Hall was determined not to miss. The call from Hall’s urologist, informing him that he […]

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August 4, 2016

Three Times, Still Charmed

When her Cancer returned for a third time, Claudine Farley knew the drill. There would be more chemotherapy. There might be surgery. She wasn’t looking forward to it, but she had done it all before. She had survived. But this time, the telltale tumors that marked her previous occurrences were missing. Even an exploratory surgery […]

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May 24, 2016

BODY: Under Construction

In February 2015, Esther Munoz was in the best shape of her life. A vocational counselor and mother of four grown children, the Columbia, South Carolina, woman had been consistently exercising four to six days a week for several years, eating well and participating in obstacle adventure races. Then she was diagnosed with breast cancer. […]

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May 24, 2016

Sister Act

At first glance, sisters Christina Nunn and Susanne Latney couldn’t seem more different, according to Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) stem cell transplant coordinator Mary Ellen Galiczynski. Latney is taller, and she has light brown hair; Nunn’s is dark. Galiczynski describes Latney as chatty and outgoing; her sister tends to be quieter and more […]

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May 23, 2016

Exercise Improves Quality of Life in Cancer Survivors

Once you’ve made it through cancer treatment, your focus may shift from surviving cancer to doing what you can to prevent it from returning. At the same time, your post-treatment self may be struggling with the aftermath of treatment—fatigue and mental fogginess being among the most common complaints. Making positive lifestyle choices can help you […]

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February 19, 2016

Block the Blues

“I’m an outside kind of guy,” says Dwayne Bratcher. “I love taking care of the yard and the pool; I love going to work. I’m active.” The 57-year-old Publix Super Market manager from Orlando, Florida, says he thrives on his customer service-oriented job, and loves to go to church and spend time with his family. […]

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February 19, 2016

Loving with Cancer

Cancer can feel like an attack on your emotions as well as your health, and coping with the effects of treatment, the anxiety about the future and the stress of the disease can be extremely difficult for couples. Meet two couples who formed and mended loving, supportive relationships in the face of a devastating diagnosis. […]

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February 11, 2016

Why Writing is Good for Your Health (15 Minutes a Month Makes a Difference!)

Have you ever found that ‘pouring your heart out’ on paper leaves you feeling somehow refreshed? Or do you like to jot down your daily thoughts in a journal, scribble down a poem now and then, or write about your past experiences in memoir form? No matter what form … and whether it’s “good” or […]

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