Yearly Archives: 2019

CDC Foundation program makes a difference for people with cancer

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(BPT) – Imagine being diagnosed with cancer, going through chemotherapy, and then getting sidelined by an infection. Unfortunately for people with cancer, this is a serious potential side effect of chemotherapy. Each year, more than half a million people with cancer are treated with chemotherapy, which may weaken their immune system (a condition known as…

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Managing back-to-school anxiety: Top advice for parents

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(BPT) – Going back to school after enjoying the long, sunny days of summer is a source of angst for many children, especially those who already struggle with anxiety. “Parents should pay close attention to their children as summer winds down,” says Amy Edgar, APRN, CRNP, FNP-C, founder of the Children’s Integrated Center for Success…

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