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Annual physical

November 5, 2015

Annual physicals really can be good for your health

“I think annual doctor visits serve a big role,” Dr. Maurie Markman says. “Call it a placebo effect. Patients may discuss having fatigue, headaches and other health issues. They may actually talk about stress, depression and other health-related matters. Getting a recommendation from a doctor about going to see a therapist or advice on how to get more sleep may help these patients.”

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Caregivers

November 3, 2015

Cooking, caring, coping: Caregivers face a host of challenges

Being a caregiver for someone with cancer can be challenging, frustrating and rewarding at the same time. It’s a job that often comes with little preparation or training, and sometimes, with little recognition.

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Bacon

October 15, 2015

Is it still safe to bring home the bacon? What to know about the WHO report

A WHO panel concluded that eating processed meats, including bacon and hot dogs, increases the risk of getting cancer, adding that fresh cuts of red meat probably cause cancer, too. Our experts talk about what it means.

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Faith and fears

October 13, 2015

When facing cancer, feed your faith, not your fears

Some cancer patients have found that a spiritual treatment plan helps prepare them for the road ahead—mind, body and spirit.

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Healthy Sex Life

September 8, 2015

Four steps to resuming a healthy sex life after cancer

Sean Cavanaugh, MD, Chief of Radiation Oncology at our Newnan, Georgia, hospital, offers four basic steps to help patients and their loved ones address intimacy challenges.

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Coffee

August 20, 2015

Feeling guilty over that cup of java? Relax

If you’re anything like the majority of people, you don’t feel ready to face the day without your morning cup (or two) of coffee. But if you feel guilty about indulging in caffeine, don’t fret.

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Mediterranean diet

July 7, 2015

Mediterranean diets and taking small steps toward a healthier you

Many components of the Mediterranean Diet fall in line with the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) guidelines, which recommend limiting processed foods, red meat and alcohol, and working toward a healthy weight, especially if you are overweight or obese. Therefore, it is important to start implementing healthy lifestyle choices, no matter where you are in life’s journey.

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Detox and juice cleanses

March 12, 2015

Are detoxes and juice cleanses beneficial for weight loss?

Most people, though, see a detox program as a quick and easy way lose weight. Unfortunately, there is little or no research suggesting that a detox can result in safe, permanent weight loss.

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Obesity

March 10, 2015

More new cancer cases linked to obesity

A recent study found that obesity caused 500,000 new cancer diagnoses worldwide in just one year. Carrying too much weight is already a known risk factor for certain cancers, but the findings suggest obesity may play an even greater role. Read more in the Cancer Center 360 blog.

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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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