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A woman shopping at the market with a basket full of fruits and vegetables

August 9, 2016

Natural vs. refined sugars: What's the difference?

Sugar, in all forms, is a simple carbohydrate that the body converts into glucose and uses for energy. But the effect on the body and your overall health depends on the type of sugar you’re eating, either natural or refined.

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Food

June 7, 2016

Want to cut your cancer risk? Consider reducing your use of plastics

Plasticizers called “ortho-phthalates” are used throughout the food preparation and handling process. Studies suggest they migrate into food if the plastics are heated.

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Healthy Grilling

June 2, 2016

Healthy grilling: The do's and don'ts of barbecues

Grilling is a popular way cook up meats and vegetables, but there are healthy, and unhealthy, ways to fire up the grill and the food we eat from it.

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Supplements

April 5, 2016

Five things you should know about supplements

Natural supplements may be beneficial in some cases, but they may cause harm in others, especially for cancer patients. Here are five things you should know about these popular products.

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Relationships

February 25, 2016

10 tips for keeping relationships strong through the cancer journey

Michael Uhl, Mind-Body Therapist at our Illinois hospital, believes that relationships can withstand cancer treatment, with the right strategies. He shares 10 tips.

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Pain

February 18, 2016

Tips for controlling cancer-related pain

Learn why pain management is an essential part of cancer treatment, and find out how to work with your doctor to get relief.

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Resolutions

January 5, 2016

Failing at your New Year's resolutions already?

The new year is still young, and many people are already struggling to keep promises they made as part of their New Year’s resolutions. Tanis Taylor, a mind-body therapist at our hospital in Tulsa, has developed a list of tips for setting goals you might actually achieve.

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Gifts

December 15, 2015

Meaningful holiday gifts for the cancer patients on your list

A great way to approach buying gifts for someone with cancer is to look at the typical presents people give, and try to find alternative opportunities. For example, many people get candy or sweets as gifts, but for a loved one in treatment, it might be better to buy them lunch or dinner gift cards, or even send them a home-cooked meal.

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Travel

November 17, 2015

Smart travel preparations can help patients stay healthy during holidays

To stay healthy this holiday season, patients and their travel companions can take a number of precautions before ever boarding a flight. First, start
by consulting your oncology team to confirm you are healthy enough to fly.

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The information contained in this blog is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Nothing contained in the blog is intended to be used for medical diagnosis or treatment of any illness, condition or disease.

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