Latest by Stephanie Stephens

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Yes, You Can Exercise With Asthma

Use these tips for getting better exercise while managing asthma to help you to stay healthy and keep moving.

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10 Ways Good Nutrition Helps Manage Multiple Myeloma

Get to know the foods and practices that will work for you and not against you during your cancer treatment and beyond.

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Supplements

What You Need to Know About Iron

It's important to get iron in your diet, but too much can also be harmful. Here's how to make sure you get the right amount.

Complications

What You Must Know About Shingles

We’re answering all of your pressing questions about shingles, like if it’s contagious, how to prevent it, and if you can get it twice (or more).

Lynn Julian Crisci and her long time partner Doug Julian.
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Boston Bombing Survivor and Patient Advocate

She was already fighting fibromyalgia — then came the Boston Marathon bombing. Read Lynn Julian Crisci's inspiring story of survival and perseverance.

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Staying the Course with Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis: Kate Boyington’s Story

Kate Boyington, of central Minnesota, faces the challenges of psoriasis, psoriatric arthritis, and fibromyalgia with the help of family and friends.

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Nutrition

Keep the Curcumin Coming: Study Shows it Helps Memory and Mood

Curcumin’s prowess extends beyond the plate and the palate. It packs a powerful punch of properties, including being anti-inflammatory, anticarcinogenic, and antioxidant.

Lesley Glenn on mountain.
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Climbing Your Mountain With Breast Cancer

Even after her breast cancer diagnosis, Lesley was determined to stay active, and experts believe exercise can have physical and psychological benefits.

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Working Out With Breast Cancer?

A cancer diagnosis doesn't mean you have to give up exercise. If you have the energy, here's how excercising during treatment can help you feel better.

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9 Ways to Eat Healthier With Metastatic Breast Cancer

Get tips on how to develop an eating plan when you’re living with MBC, straight from an oncology dietitian and nutrition educator.