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Susan G. Komen® San Diego Announces 2017 Honorary Breast Cancer Survivor

| October 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Susan G. Komen® San Diego Announces 2017 Honorary Breast Cancer Survivor

Susan G. Komen® San Diego (Komen San Diego) announced Christine Trimble as the 2017 Race for the Cure® Honorary Breast Cancer Survivor. Trimble will be the organization’s spokesperson through the 21st Annual Race for the Cure on Sunday, Nov. 5. Trimble credits her survival to her annual mammogram and life changing medical care, including chemotherapy […]

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Celebrate Wisdom from the Past

| July 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Celebrate Wisdom from the Past

In the course of recovering from “the big C,” I have done a huge amount of reading about the history of health disorders. And I have discovered that much was known and proven seventy five and even a hundred years ago that has been lost along the way. In the late eighteen hundreds and early […]

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The Power of Peer Education

| May 2, 2013 | 0 Comments
The Power of Peer Education

I work with peer health educators on a regular basis. Since I have developed a deep respect for their ability to communicate both concisely and effectively about health issues, I was delighted to find a book about cancer that was written by “the common man” and not a medical expert. The brief booklet, not even […]

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Hemlock for Your Health

| April 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Hemlock for Your Health

Herbalist thought process can be unexpected. If a plant is poisonous, so goes the herbalist thinking, then it must be useful. A well-known expert in plant lore, Christopher Hobbs, once explained at a lecture that when a plant is “toxic” it is to be used in small amounts and with great caution; when a plant […]

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National Diabetes Month: A Healthy and Fit Lifestyle

| November 1, 2012 | 1 Comment

Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States. Almost 26 million Americans, both adults and children, battle this chronic, serious disease, which is a leading cause of kidney failure, heart disease, stroke, non-traumatic lower limb amputations and blindness.1 According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), this leading disease nationwide is characterized […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

| September 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Incorporate Healthy Habits into Your Daily Routine Experts throughout the fitness community have long encouraged everyone to exercise more in order to live a healthy and fit lifestyle. Recently, the medical community has further supported the importance of encouraging adults to be more physically active, especially for individuals who have or are at high risk […]

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