Creative Arts Enhance Well-being

A recent review of 27 studies involving almost 1,600 patients demonstrated clear benefits for cancer patients using creative arts therapies.

Why I Like It: Natural Home Cleaning

Many natural home cleaning products work as well or better than their commercial counterparts, with significantly less exposure to potentially toxic chemicals and additives.

Fish Oil Protects White Blood Cells During Chemotherapy

Decreased white blood cell (WBC) level is a common side effect of chemotherapy. A recent study suggests that fish oil in relatively low doses could help support the immune system, ...


Supplemental E.P.A. Rapidly Improves Immune Function

Fish oil, specifically the components EPA & DHA, have been shown to ...

Gratitude: The Gift That Keeps on Giving

Could developing an “attitude of gratitude” be good for us -- physically, ...

Who Knew: New Onset Diabetes Precedes Symptomatic Pancreatic Cancer

Twenty percent of the time, the first presenting symptom of pancreatic cancer ...

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Recently, researchers at Har­vard exam­ined the rela­tion­ship between blood lev­els of carotenoids and breast can­cer risk in over seven thou­sand women.

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Kitchen Cures for the Common Cold, Part 2

Still under the weather? These cold-busting foods just might do the trick.

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Water, Water Everywhere — But I Just Hate to Drink: How to Stay Hydrated

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