Expert Blog Posts

  1. February 19, 2014

    The path to mindfulness and gratitude

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

    Researchers have studied the effects of mindfulness meditation and found that the practice can reduce stress and anxiety which has a positive effect on the mind and body.

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  2. May 22, 2013

    Juicing and blending with a focus on flavor

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Are you on a liquid diet? Check out these tips for making your diet as nourishing and tasty as possible. 2 comments
  3. May 14, 2013

    Safe juicing and blending

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Before you turn on the juicer or blender, be sure to read these food safety tips. 8 comments
  4. March 23, 2013

    The power of friends

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Having friends around can help you deal with pain, stress and illness in a positive manner. 5 comments
  5. February 16, 2013

    Cancer survivors struggle with fear of frequent scans

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. "Scanitis" might lead to changes in follow-up scan schedules for cancer survivors. 46 comments
  6. February 9, 2013

    Sleep essential for healthy living: Get your 7 hours a night

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. For cancer survivors, the benefits of sleep shouldn't be overlooked. Getting enough sleep can help your body respond better to treatment and may speed your recovery. 5 comments
  7. November 20, 2012

    Exercise a good prescription for cancer survivors

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Cancer survivors improve quality of life and long term outcomes by keeping active, adding some exercise to daily routine. 13 comments
  8. October 13, 2012

    Transform the negative into positive

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Find inspiration in the story of a woman who transformed her experience with cancer into a positive change in her life. 17 comments
  9. September 8, 2012

    Communicating with your doctor

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Effective communication can improve your care experience and lessen your worries along the way. 15 comments
  10. June 23, 2012

    Cancer survivor caregivers give crucial support, and need support

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Stress, anxiety can take toll on caregivers. Make sure to take care of yourself, and get support from others. 6 comments
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