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Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

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  1. August 15, 2012

    Fruit or vegetable — Do you know the difference?

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Can you explain the difference between fruits and vegetables? And do you get enough of both in your diet? 50 comments
  2. July 25, 2012

    Sitting disease

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. The number of hours you spend sitting each day can affect how long you live as well as your quality of life. 13 comments
  3. June 9, 2012

    New magazine keeps you up to date on Mayo Clinic Cancer Center

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. New publication helps you connect to Mayo Clinic Cancer Center research and other important news. 3 comments
  4. May 26, 2012

    Yoga helps cancer survivors with overall well-being

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Yoga can help cancer survivors overcome lack of energy and fatigue. 20 comments
  5. April 7, 2012

    Health literacy — What are you missing when talking with your provider?

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Cancer diagnosis can be confusing and complicated. Clear, concise communication between providers and patients is vital. 16 comments
  6. March 20, 2012

    Colon cancer prevention — Screening is vital

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Colon cancer screening should start at age 50 — or younger if you have a family history or other risk factors. 12 comments
  7. March 10, 2012

    Skin, hair care concern cancer survivors

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Dealing with physical, emotional impact of cancer treatment is difficult. Working on your appearance can bring a sense of comfort and normality. 21 comments
  8. February 4, 2012

    Post-traumatic stress disorder can affect cancer survivors

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Cancer survivors should get help as soon as possible if post-traumatic stress disorder occurs after cancer treatment. 40 comments
  9. January 7, 2012

    Healthy weight important for cancer survivors

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Try these tips to lose weight and maintain a healthy weight as a cancer survivor. 24 comments
  10. November 29, 2011

    Oncology social workers offer resources and support

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Social workers are there to help you navigate the cancer journey. 17 comments
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