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by HIS Breast Cancer Awareness

The Benefits of Service Dogs in Cancer Recovery

Service dogs can provide patients during and after radiation or chemotherapy with social, physical, and emotional support during cancer recovery. Spending time with a four-legged companion — petting their fur, walking, and enjoying loyal companionship — has been proven to spark joy, encourage socialization, and improve mental health in cancer patients, according to recent studies. More than that, dogs can also perform daily tasks for those with limi...

A cancer diagnosis is cruel at anytime, but it is especially difficult during the holidays. A time that is supposed to be spent with family in a warm home surrounded by enough food to feed a stadium is turned into long days in the hospital being poked by doctors and nurses, not knowing what the future holds.

This was the case for Heather Von St. James, an 11-year mesothelioma survivor. She was diagnosed with malignant pleural mesothelioma, an aggressive cancer that affects the lining of the lungs...

You’re eating healthier and you have made exercise a part of your day and or week, is this enough?  You’re on the way but we believe in added nutritional supplements for optimal health and wellness.  Our body needs fuel whether it’s food or supplementation and inferior nutrition sets us up for disease.

How much broccoli, brussel-sprouts, apples and blueberries (anythocyanins) can you eat in a day? Or can you drink enough red wine to reap the rewards of Resveratrol without becoming...

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