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BY Heather Alexander

Starting your holiday shopping? When it comes to gifts, you might be wondering if there are special items that could make life easier – or bring joy –  for your friends and family during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Our Wellness team offers these suggestions.

Virtual cooking class. Cooking classes are perfect for the virtual world because you can cook in your own kitchen, with all your own equipment. Some companies...
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BY Devon Carter

Holiday celebrations look a lot different this year because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. It’s a difficult time for everyone, but...

BY Jacob McCoy

I woke up one morning and noticed I was having trouble hearing in my left ear. I also had a loud ringing in that ear. I made an appointment...

BY Devon Carter

Multiple myeloma is a cancer that develops in a type of white blood cell called plasma cells. Normally, these cells help us make antibodies to fight infection. But when something goes wrong during cell division, they can live forever.

Some patients live with multiple myeloma for years without any negative effects. This is called smoldering myeloma. But eventually the myeloma cells can make things go haywire in the body, affecting...

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BY Sarah Zizinia

When Annette Rios was diagnosed with chondrosarcoma, a type of bone cancer, doctors told her they’d need to amputate her right leg just below...

BY Kirsten Arendes

The past few months have been a little hard for me. For one thing, there’s the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. For another, I was diagnosed with...

BY Sarah Hosea

I didn’t have any breast cancer symptoms until early 2019. Then, a lump the size of a lime popped up on my right breast, seemingly overnight...

BY Devon Carter

B-cell lymphoma isn’t one disease. There are about 63 subtypes, with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) being the most common. A chemotherapy...

BY Mark Teague

Cancer runs in my family. My mom alone has lost three of her sisters to the disease. So, when I heard a doctor tell me, “You have throat cancer...

BY Meagan Raeke

At the time of her breast cancer diagnosis, Teresa Serbia knew she was overweight.

“After I was fortunate enough to become a survivor...