February 2016

Are There Alternatives to Colonoscopy? Are There Alternatives to Colonoscopy? Patient Care

Are There Alternatives to Colonoscopy?

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Feb. 29, 2016
Colonoscopy is the gold standard when it comes to detecting and preventing colorectal cancer, especially for those with a family history of colon cancer or a history of inflammatory bowel disease. ...
Planning for Parenthood After Cancer Planning for Parenthood After Cancer Patient Care

Planning for Parenthood After Cancer

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Feb. 29, 2016
Getting a cancer diagnosis can be heartbreaking. Learning that a treatment that can save your life might also dash your dream of having a family can compound that heartbreak to an indescribable ...
Eating Disorders: 5 Warning Signs Eating Disorders: 5 Warning Signs Patient Care

Eating Disorders: 5 Warning Signs

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Feb. 19, 2016
Whether or not you realize it, there’s a good chance you know someone who has an eating disorder. People who develop them often experience anxiety, low self-esteem and a level of perfectionism that ...
6 Tips for Traveling Outside the U.S. 6 Tips for Traveling Outside the U.S. Patient Care

6 Tips for Traveling Outside the U.S.

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Feb. 2, 2016
Passports, itineraries, emergency plans—there’s a lot to consider before you embark on a trip abroad. And with Zika virus and other travel-related health concerns in the news, you’re wise to include ...