Stocking Up for COVID-19: What Do You Actually Need? Stocking Up for COVID-19: What Do You Actually Need?
The CDC recommends that all people wear cloth face masks in public places where it’s difficult to maintain a 6-foot distance from others. This will help slow the spread of the virus from people without symptoms or people who do not know they have contracted the virus. Cloth face masks should be worn while continuing to practice social distancing. Instructions for making masks at home can be
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Keeping Your Kids Busy When You’re Stuck at Home Keeping Your Kids Busy When You’re Stuck at Home
Share on PinterestIf you buy something through a link on this page, we may earn a small commission. How this works.Sick day? Snow day? Rainy day? No matter the reason, a day inside and away from your normal routine can be a little stressful — especially if school or day care is closed, and you’re trying to work from home while caring for your kids. If you’re on the hunt for high-
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What Is a Pandemic? What Is a Pandemic?
Share on PinterestThe current worldwide outbreak of COVID-19 has left many people with concerns about the spread of this new disease. Among those concerns is one important underlying question: What exactly is a pandemic? The spread of the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, was officially defined as a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) on March 11, 2020, due to its sudden emergence and exp
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How Does COVID-19 Differ from the Flu? How Does COVID-19 Differ from the Flu?
Share on PinterestThe CDC recommends that all people wear cloth face masks in public places where it’s difficult to maintain a 6-foot distance from others. This will help slow the spread of the virus from people without symptoms or people who do not know they have contracted the virus. Cloth face masks should be worn while continuing to practice social distancing. Instructions for making mas
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How ‘Anticipatory Grief’ May Show Up During the COVID-19 Outbreak How ‘Anticipatory Grief’ May Show Up During the COVID-19 Outbreak
Most, if not all of us, have a lingering sense that more loss is still to come.Share on PinterestWhile many of us might think of “grief” as being a response to losing someone we love, grief is actually a much more complex phenomenon.Grappling with any kind of loss can involve a grief process, even if that loss isn’t exactly tangible.There’s a lot to be grieving right now wi
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7 Questions About Working with Metastatic Breast Cancer 7 Questions About Working with Metastatic Breast Cancer
OverviewYoung women diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer (MBC) may face unique challenges when it comes to work, especially if they’re just getting started in their careers. For some women, the effect is minimal as their boss may agree to a flexible schedule. Some women may be able to take an unpaid leave of absence if their partner’s career is enough to support the family for the time bei
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Metastatic Breast Cancer and Body Image Tips Metastatic Breast Cancer and Body Image Tips
OverviewBetween chemotherapy-related hair loss and breast surgery, it can be a challenge to keep a positive relationship with your body. Low self-esteem and mental health issues affect many women with breast cancer. You’re not alone in your search for self-love. Here are eight tips to give yourself the love you deserve while living with metastatic breast cancer (MBC). 1. Join a support groupOth
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Sharp Pain in Throat When Swallowing On One Side: Causes, Treatment Sharp Pain in Throat When Swallowing On One Side: Causes, Treatment
Have you ever swallowed and felt sharp pain on one side of your throat? This can occur for many reasons. Something could be affecting one side of your body, like an abscess or swollen body part. Or, pain on one side of your throat could be due to your body position. If you sleep on one side of your body, you may feel symptoms on that side more acutely when you wake up. Keep reading to learn what m
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Metabolism Tests: Can You Use Them for Weight Loss and Fitness? Metabolism Tests: Can You Use Them for Weight Loss and Fitness?
Every living organism is kept alive through a chemical process called metabolism. Your metabolism is responsible for breaking down the calories you consume and turning them into the energy your body needs to function. The higher your metabolism is, the easier it is for you to lose weight and maintain that level of weight loss. One way to determine the speed of your body’s metabolism is by testin
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11 Questions Answered by a Breast Cancer Navigator 11 Questions Answered by a Breast Cancer Navigator
1. What are the responsibilities of a breast cancer navigator?A breast cancer navigator helps you express your goals and objectives. Then, they’ll help you plan a pathway forward to meet those goals. Their primary responsibilities are to:support you during treatment answer questionsconnect you with support servicesSome, but not all, of their responsibilities include:coordinating your care with t
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