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Nutritional properties of Chia seeds

Chia seeds are an ancient grain from Mexico and Guatemala.They have a good balance of essential and non-essential amino acids and are an excellent source of dietary fiber, protein, vitamins, and minerals. Read this wellness bulletin to learn more about the positive benefits that chia seeds provide to your overall health and how you can use them when cooking.

A Guide to Medicare Open Enrollment

Medicare recipients, it’s that time of year again … open enrollment! Original Medicare, Medicare Advantage Plan or Medigap? This article gives you a breakdown of all your options as well as new changes for 2019.

Study Evaluates Quality of Life in Women Who Underwent a Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy

Over the past decade, there has been a significant rise in the number of patients electing to undergo a contralateral prophylactic mastectomy (CPM) - removing the opposite breast, even if cancer is only present in one. A recent study from Memorial Sloan Kettering takes a closer look at the psychosocial impacts of a CPM, such as cancer worry, quality of life and body image, as this can be an important factor when evaluating options and deciding on treatment.

Can Red or Processed Meat Increase your Breast Cancer Risk?

Lifestyle plays an important role in breast cancer development and although you can't control your genetics, you can modify your eating patters and be more physically active to lower your risk of developing breast cancer.

USDA Helpful Resources to Promote a Healthy Lifestyle

From budget friendly recipes, to food safety tips, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) developed a website that can help you follow a healthier lifestyle. By making small changes at a time, you can achieve the goal you've always wanted to reach.

How can you reduce your risk of breast cancer?

While there is no guaranteed way to prevent breast cancer, certain lifestyle changes may help you reduce your risk of developing the disease.

Study Reviews Patient-Reported Quality of Life Outcomes in the Treatment of Localized Prostate Cancer with Proton Therapy

A recent study published in the Journal of Radiation Oncology reviews clinical toxicity and patient-reported quality of life outcomes after prostate cancer treatment with proton beam therapy.

How Lifestyle Impacts your Child’s Mental Skills

Brain development is at its peak during childhood and according to a recent study, physical activity, sleep and less screen time is recommended to to improve brain development and cognitive functions.

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