By Jane Jenkins, a freelance writer More than 1.6 million new cases of cancer are diagnosed every year. When cancer patients hear their diagnosis, they know that a potential struggle lies ahead of them including surgery, treatment, and a change in lifestyle habits. If you’re living with a...

Dr. Jimmie Holland, a pioneer in the field of psycho-oncology, served as a member of the Triage Cancer Scientific Advisory Council. Words cannot adequately express the loss. Not only was Dr. Holland a valued advisor and supporter, she was a role model for us all. During...

There is a research study being conducted out of Stanford University in California looking at factors affecting breast cancer treatment decisions. Read more about the study and please spread the word to anyone you think may be interested. *** We need women living in (or willing to travel...

By Essie Landry Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Sierra West Area Gathering with family and friends during the holiday season reminds us we’re part of a strong community. And sometimes, in the spirit of the season, we break into song. Our take on “The Twelve Days...

Do you have a Flexible Spending Account (FSA)? Is there still money in it that you haven’t spent in 2017? Don’t let those pre-tax dollars go to waste! With an FSA, you can pay for medical expenses for you, your spouse, children under 27, and other...

Open enrollment to buy private health insurance coverage for 2018 through www.HealthCare.gov ends on Friday. Note: Medicaid applications are accepted year round. But don’t wait until the last minute, to avoid any potential issues, like the website crashing with last minute sign-ups. Crucial news you can use: Were...