Expert Blog Posts

  1. July 27, 2013

    Palliative care helps cancer patients live longer and better

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Palliative care focuses on treating the whole person — including the physical, emotional, social and spiritual aspects — not just a disease. It's proven to improve quality of life. 9 comments
  2. April 13, 2013

    Explore the uplifting effects of aromatherapy

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Aromatherapy may help cancer survivors lower anxiety, relieve stress and improve mood. 4 comments
  3. January 30, 2013

    Yoga, mindfulness and other tools can aid recovery

    By Edward T. Creagan, M.D. Although there are no shortcuts for getting over disappointment or loss, there are tools that can help you heal. 3 comments
  4. December 1, 2012

    The importance of human touch for cancer patients

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Hands-on experience helps cancer patients relax, relieves pain, reduces blood pressure and more. The human touch reduces stress. 16 comments
  5. June 27, 2012

    Mind-body connection is mysterious but powerful

    By Edward T. Creagan, M.D. Yes, there is a mind-body connection. The challenge is figuring out how to harness that energy for health and well-being. 4 comments
  6. 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. 22 comments
  7. May 11, 2012

    Diabetes costs

    By Nancy Klobassa Davidson, R.N. and Peggy Moreland, R.N. If you're finding it tough to cover the cost of diabetes care, consider these tips. 13 comments
  8. May 1, 2012

    Creative process helps cancer survivors with overall well-being

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Making mandalas offers many benefits for cancer survivors and those living with cancer. The creative process helps the healing of body, mind and spirit. 5 comments
  9. 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
  10. April 3, 2012

    Yoga can help caregivers find inner calm

    By Angela Lunde Inner calm creates outer calm and can help Alzheimer's caregivers improve their health. 23 comments
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