Life After Diagnosis: Navigating What You Love With Urothelial

Trust your support system Whether it’s family, friends, religious groups, support groups, professional counselors, or others, it’s important to establish a support system to help you cope with your diagnosis, aftercare, and daily chores. A cancer diagnosis can trigger feelings such as depression, anxiety, and worry. Therefore, patients can benefit from people to talk to, …

Will you delay or lose? Adequate Sleep May Be The Key To A Healthy Life

Whenever 47-year-old Jordan Rosenfeld is sleep deprived, his diet breaks down. “The next day I reach for carbs and sugar,” Rosenfeld said. “My go to is Fritos and Cinnamon Toast Crunch. I also don’t drink caffeine, so I really turn to these comforting foods for energy.” Eating junk food will make Rosenfeld feel just as …

Let’s Get Physical: How Women Discovered Exercise and Reshaped Life

I just finished reading Let’s Get Physical: How Women Discovered Exercise and Reshaped the World by Danielle Friedman (good reading) and I have some thoughts: positives A very well researched and comprehensive review of fitness culture in the western world, from jogging to barre to jazzercise Many ideas as to why women of the early …

Placebos Have a Strong Improvement in Research Studies and in Real Life

With Elissa H. Patterson, University of Michigan and Hans Schroder, University of Michigan Have you ever felt your own shoulders relax when you see a friend get a shoulder massage? Congratulations to those of you who said “yes”, your brain is using its power to create a “placebo effect”. For those who say “no” you …