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Diagnosis, illness, injury and all the hard health things that can happen don’t come with maps and directions. So hearing how others have managed might help keep you going.

25 Soft Food Ideas for Cancer Patients

Many medical treatments recommend that cancer patients adopt a “soft diet,” a diet made up of foods that are easy to chew and swallow. The side effects of treatment may include loss of a...

How to Cope With the Fear of Cancer Recurrence

While going into cancer remission can bring a great sense of relief, it’s incredibly normal to develop anxiety or fear of your cancer coming back. This anxiety can feel very disruptive to your daily...

How to Cope With Scanxiety: 6 Tips

If you’re feeling nervous about going in for a medical scan, you’re not alone. The anticipation of medical tests can put worrisome thoughts into our minds and give us great amounts of anxiety. The...

8 Things to Know at the Time of Diagnosis

Getting a diagnosis can be overwhelming and scary. There are so many unknowns that it can be hard to stay calm. If you don’t know where to start, we’ve got you covered. Here is some advice from Ca...

How to Find and Join a Cancer Support Group

If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, you don’t need to go through your journey alone. Support groups can be beneficial for cancer patients to find others going through similar health journeys and...

15 ‘Get Well Soon’ Gift Ideas to Show You Care

When a family member or friend goes through a health journey – whether it be surgery, a broken bone or a hospitalization – you’d do anything to help them feel better. Fortunately, there are many...

12 Best Items to Pack for a Hospital Stay

If your loved one has an overnight or extended hospital stay, you’ll need to bring a few things. The question is: what should you bring? Here are 12 of the most important items to pack in your h...

6 Helpful Ways to Cope with Loneliness

In 2018, nearly half of Americans reported feeling lonely. A study done by Cigna, a major health insurer in the United States, surveyed 20,000 people in their 2018 Loneliness Index with findings showi...

5 Heartfelt & Thoughtful Sympathy Card Messages

Comforting someone who has lost a loved one is never easy. Knowing what to say in general is a challenge, and finding the best words to write can be just difficult. We reached out to familie...