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Jan 8 2015
Cancer patients undergoing surgery, chemotherapy, radiation and hormonal therapy, cancer patients in recovery as well as cancer survivors all deal with quality of life issues. Integrative Oncology and Alternative Cancer Care focus on the needs of the whole person and their family, understanding that most patients want to optimize their wellness despite the challenges that cancer can bring. Here...
Jan 8 2015
In June 2010 CA A Cancer Journal for Clinicians published research exploring the relationship between Diabetes and Cancer Risk. Type 2 Diabetes (non-insulin dependent diabetes) and Cancer share many risk factors. The researchers asked the following questions about the relationship between Diabetes and Cancer: * Is there an association between diabetes and cancer incidence and prognosis? * What...
Jan 8 2015
Can an Ancient Healing System practiced for thousands of years be useful in the modern cancer care setting? The National Cancer Institute says YES! Acupuncture has demonstrated benefit to cancer patients in the following areas: Pain Management: Acupuncture is very effective for managing pain related to tumors, surgery, chemotherapy, radiation and inflammation. Cancer itself is a painful disease...
Jan 8 2015
There’s one spot in my house that ALWAYS gets stained: the kitchen sink. It could be the chai teas and coffee. Or the cocoa powder I use for homemade hot cocoa. Or even the paprika I use for my Paleo fish tacos. In any case, my white kitchen sink is rarely ever really white. I refuse to resort to bleach or other toxic, chemical soft scrubs. I usually stick with baking soda and lemon juice – as...
Jan 8 2015
Making a trip to the grocery store these days is like running a gauntlet. From one side you are assaulted by food-like substances in brightly labeled packages, some even touting exaggerated health benefits from the toxins within. From the other side, you are gouged and poked by cleverly marketed “natural” foods that are 4 times the price of conventional foods. When you change directions to avoid...

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