Farmers Market Season

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Shop the Rainbow Incorporating healthy eating habits is important for your immediate and long-term health. The Weight and Wellness Program at Tufts Medical Center has shared tips to help you successfully navigate your farmers market and leave with a bounty of … Continued

Healthy Snacks

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Eat Well Tufts Medical Center’s Frances Stern Nutrition Center provides nutrition services, working with you to create a tailored plan based on your individual nutrition needs. The center recently celebrated national nutrition month by providing tips for a healthy way … Continued

Managing Long-Term Stress

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Stress-Less In addition to offering resources to help you manage working during and after cancer treatment, Cancer and Careers hosts webinars to promote healthy living.  Recently, Julie Larson, LCSW, who has worked with many cancer survivors, shared tips for caring for … Continued

Wearable Activity Trackers

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How many steps have you taken, today? Did you know 15% of consumers in the United States use a wearable activity tracker (i.e. Fitbit, Jawbone, Garmin) and that 42% of users are between the ages of 18 and 34? Drs. … Continued

Link between Indoor Tanning & Melanoma

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Skin cancer is a major public health problem. There is a melanoma epidemic in the US, assisted by the use of indoor tanning.  Indoor tanning has been classified by the World Health Organization as a human carcinogen (an agent directly … Continued

Holistic Care through Integrative Therapies

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Have you ever had Acupuncture, Japanese Massage or Reiki? Individuals seeking their cancer care within Tufts Medical Center’s Cancer Center can receive these alternative therapies for FREE thanks to generous grants provided by the Donaldson Charitable Trust and the Marc Jackson Neuro-Oncology … Continued

Tips from a Nutritionist

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Better nutrition is important. As part of February National Cancer Prevention Month we are promoting healthy eating habits!  Sometimes it helps to have someone to get you started, why not an expert? We sat down with Alicia Romano, a Registered Dietitian at the Frances … Continued

History of Tobacco Promotion

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Prevent Cancer, Don’t Smoke. February is National Cancer Prevention Month.  Cigarette smoking is the #1 preventable cause of death in the US.  To protect your ongoing health stay away from tobacco!    Here we share a brief overview of a recent … Continued

Resolutions for 2016

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Do you have a 2016 new year resolution? Here we share the resolutions and goals of members of the AYA Cancer Program team and offer healthy new years resolutions you may wish to adopt!

Nutrition Facts Glossary

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Do you read the Nutrition Facts? You are likely familiar with the panel listing servings per container, calories, total fat, cholesterol, sodium, total carbohydrates and proteins per serving displayed on the back of food packages.  This information is provided to help … Continued