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After watching both of her sisters go through cancer diagnosis and treatment, separately at different times, Nadine Shapera thought to herself, “ain’t nobody got time for cancer.” But before long, Nadine found herself dealing with multiple cancer diagnoses at once. How did she do it? In her words, “you just get through it.” When…(Read More)

One of the most traumatic things about cancer treatment is the loss of hair that accompanies chemotherapy treatment. In this episode, we talk about cancer and hair care with my personal stylist, Angie Defrancis Cox. One of the best pieces of advice I was given before starting treatment was to schedule a series of 5…(Read More)

Very often cancer patients are concerned with two things – what goes in their body and what goes on their body.Leah Robert, Oncology Nurse and Co-Founder of Salty Girl Beauty I certainly know this to be true for me. After I was diagnosed with cancer, I searched for answers as to why this horrible…(Read More)

Tomatoes, green beans, and potatoes in the market

https://youtu.be/KPgT9drwFEQ A couple weeks ago I started reading a book about aging and longevity. These topics are front of mind because of my health history. I’m a cancer survivor and I’ve made it my life’s mission not only to heal myself, but to also help others on the journey…(Read More)

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Physical activity is an important part of health. Your body was meant to move, built to move. Without movement, your body doesn’t work right.  If you ask your doctor what you need to do to stay healthy, they will probably mention some form of physical activity as part of a healthy lifestyle. If…(Read More)

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Skin Cancer is a BIG Deal! The three scariest words in 7 languages are: “you have cancer”. And, rightfully so, as cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States. Another sobering statistic is that 1 out of 2 women and 1 out of 3 men will develop cancer in their lifetime…(Read More)

Have you ever pondered the root cause of disease? There are four major contributors to any illness, whether we are talking about autoimmune disease, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, or even cancer. These four contributors are diet, stress, pathogens, and toxins. Each one of these plays a pivotal role in creating an environment where illness can take…(Read More)

What genetic testing can tell you about your health. Genetic testing is one of the hottest frontiers of medicine. For sure, one that is transforming the future of healthcare. It is the newest technology in the current wave of personalized medicine. Like all new discoveries, we are still a long way from knowing everything we…(Read More)