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Culinary Genomics: Conversing with Your Genes

Roberta L. Kline, MD FACOG and Joe R. Veltmann, FAAIM DCCN - in Cancer, Diabetes, Genomics, Mental Health, News & Insights

Here is a little-known fun fact:  the food we consume at each meal “talks” with our genes. Yes, as improbable as it seems—a vibrant “conversation” occurs every time you eat or drink.  While it has been known for centuries that food can be healing…

nurse with patient about to have a mammogram

Welcome to the 3-D Mammogram – Why You Should Embrace This New Technology

by Dr. Mala Shah - in Cancer

“Should I get a 3D mammogram?” Every day my patients ask me this question.  And my answer is always the same — absolutely! 3D mammography, also known as digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT), provides more information about your breasts than a 2D mammogram. …

employee discussing prostate cancer with their doctor.

Testing Employees for Prostate Cancer

Many screening vendors propose testing for prostate cancer, using the prostate-specific antigen, or PSA, test. (There is another way to check for prostate cancer, but I can't describe it in a family publication like Corporate Wellness. Plus I don't want to…

For Mens health month, all men over the age of 50 should get a prostate exam and PSA test.

June is Men’s Health Month: Focus on Prostate Screenings

by Dr. Jonathan Elion - in Cancer

June is Men's Health Month, when we focus on prevention, detection, and treatment of disease in men and boys. As a cardiologist, it is tempting for me to use this platform to talk about heart disease. Instead, I have decided to push myself beyond that, connecting…

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Holistic Approaches for Employees Coping with Cancer

Larissa Brass - in Cancer, Column

When Sandy Tracy was diagnosed with kidney cancer last year, the last people she felt like talking to about it were her co-workers. “I don’t like people feeling sorry for me,” she said. “I just wanted to go back to everything being OK. I just wanted…