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#OMG2014: Stupid Cancer. Genius Event.

Emily Drake | Posted 07.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Emily Drake

What Stupid Cancer has created with this event is an inspiring conference that brings together advocates, caregivers, health professionals and young adults from all corners of the USA and beyond.

Am I a Health Advocate?

Victor Imbimbo | Posted 04.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Victor Imbimbo

An advocate is defined as, "One that supports or promotes the interests of another." Given this definition, as a family caregiver, you are the ultimate health advocate, because you are constantly supporting the health interests of your loved one.

Speak Up and Be Counted!

Victor Imbimbo | Posted 05.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Victor Imbimbo

While there's a fine line between being involved and being overbearing, it's necessary for you, as a family caregiver, to foster open lines of communication -- and this includes questioning decisions concerning your loved one's health.

The Importance of Having a Health Advocate in Your Life

Meg Wolff | Posted 09.06.2011 | Healthy Living
Meg Wolff

Ever wonder why just the right person comes into your life at just the right moment sometimes? I think everybody has experienced this at one point or ...

Be Your Own Health Advocate: 5 Body Signs Women Should Heed

Joan Liebmann-Smith, PhD and Jacqueline Egan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joan Liebmann-Smith, PhD and Jacqueline Egan

We sometimes write off subtle or unsightly signs as mere annoyances or cosmetic concerns that we can cover up or ignore. Here are five body signs that women shouldn't overlook.