The Power of Laughter

The Power of Laughter When is the last time you’ve had a good laugh? I mean a belly laugh; you know, the kind that brings tears to your eyes. Didn’t it feel good? Everyone has heard the adage that “Laughter is the Best Medicine”. Actually, there’s something to that! That’s right, laughter not only makes you feel good, it can also affect your health in a positive way. You might be surprised to learn about everything that laughter can do. It can relieve stress by lowering levels of stress...

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March is colorectal cancer awareness month

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Authors Sherri Porterfield, RN, MSN Nurse Navigator Sherri Porterfield, RN, MSN is an RN Navigator at Arizona Blood and Cancer Specialists. She has over 25 years of experience educating patients and the community on a variety of health topics. She enjoys being active in the community where she has volunteered her time and expertise serving as a guest lecturer in Green Valley and Tucson. Written By: Sherri Porterfield RN, MSN on March 3rd, 2019. Posted...

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New Year’s Resolutions for Good Health

Need some help with your New Year’s Resolutions? Here are a few things that will get you started! Make smarter food choices – Limit your intake of red meats and processed foods, decrease the amount of saturated fat in your diet, eat 5-6 servings of fresh fruits and vegetables daily, and choose whole-grain foods in place of white-flour foods. Take the time for breakfast – People who eat breakfast tend to eat fewer calories throughout the day, function better during the day and...

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Arizona Blood and Cancer Specialists, OneOncology and TMC HealthCare Launch New Joint Venture

Arizona Blood and Cancer Specialists, OneOncology and TMC HealthCare Launch New Joint Venture Written By: Arizona Blood & Cancer Specialists on November 6, 2019. Posted In: News / Media Media Contacts TMC HealthCare: Angela Pittenger, O: 520-324-4685, C: 520-343-4685 Arizona Blood and Cancer Specialists: Karen Rencehausen, O: 520-689- 7030, C: 520-730-2737 TUCSON, Ariz (Nov. 6, 2019) –Arizona Blood and Cancer Specialists (ABCS) and its partner, OneOncology, are proud to announce...

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Lung Cancer, Smoking, and ENDS

Lung Cancer, Smoking, and ENDS Lung Cancer is the leading cause of all cancer deaths in the United States. Smoking is the greatest risk factor for lung cancer, causing more than 8 out of 10 lung cancer deaths. Exposure to second-hand smoke, chemical exposure, other lung diseases, and having a family history of lung cancer can also lead to increased risks. Americans seemed to be getting the message that tobacco is addictive and harmful, contributing to death and serious health effects including,...

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