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The Importance of Advance Care Planning

The Importance of Advance Care Planning

Most people say they want to be in control of their own medical care, but a staggering number of people have no plan in place should they become too sick or injured to make decisions for themselves. Advance directives -- legal documents that out...
10/17/2018 | The Importance of Advance Care Planning

Resetting Your Fitness Mindset

Resetting Your Fitness Mindset

Getting picked last for kickball teams. Trudging across the finish line in the one-mile run long after your classmates. Struggling through pushups in the fitness test. If your childhood memories of gym class are associated with dread, embarrassment a...
10/11/2018 | Resetting Your Fitness Mindset

Cooling Caps Helps Patients Feel Better

Cooling Caps Helps Patients Feel Better

There’s something to be said for looking better than you feel. Just ask Amber Pena, who was 32 while she was being treated for breast cancer. She was working a full time job in a busy office, running her own business and being mom to an ac...
10/10/2018 | Cooling Caps Helps Patients Feel Better

"All of Us" Can Help Improve Cancer Prevention and Treatment

"All of Us" Can Help Improve Cancer Prevention and Treatment

Each of us is different, but could the differences of one million of us be put together to find better, more personalized treatments for cancer and other diseases? That is the question the All of Us Research Program is expecting to answer – and...
10/09/2018 | "All of Us" Can Help Improve Cancer Prevention and Treatment

 

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