Drug May Extend Survival for Men With Advanced Prostate Cancer …

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TUESDAY, Jan. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) — A new hormone therapy drug for men with prostate cancer may increase survival a bit and delay progression of the disease in men who have advanced prostate cancer that has been resistant to …

Terry Hill‘s insight:

These early announcements should be interpreted with care, considering that much more extensive research needs to be done.  

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Selena Gomez: Hollywood Stands Up To Cancer Event – Just Jared Jr.

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Selena Gomez arrives at the Hollywood Stands Up To Cancer Event on Tuesday night (January 28) in Culver City, Calif. …

Terry Hill‘s insight:

It’s encouraging to see icons raising millions!

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Body Image: What Is Healthy?

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Body Image: What Is Healthy? Often we hear mixed messages about our bodies. What is true? Should we invest in healthy bodies, or be satisfied with what we have (RT @raehanbobby: Everyone is beautiful.

Terry Hill‘s insight:

It depends on the cultural parameters about what.Is ideal. The ideal varies from one culture to another. Not all are by any means a "Hollywood"ideal. Most at least express healthiness as a basic requirement. 

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CANCER Workshop, March 1, 2014

CANCER

Psycho-Social and Physical Aspects of Managing and Recovery

A One-Day Workshop

 

Presenters:

Dr. Terry L. Hill, MEd, MA,PhD Medical Sociologist

Jeff Garofalo, BA, CFT, LPT Lifestyle Fitness Coach

    

This workshop addresses issues a person with cancer may have to deal with from the time of diagnosis, through treatment and recovery. The psychological and sociological adjustments that face victims of cancer, are examined. These include anxiety management, sexuality, self-concept, activities of daily living, relating to medical and caregiver personnel, family and friends` relationships, community, and work.

    Also addressed are the physical and nutritional aspects during treatment and recovery that impinge on one`s lifestyle and in the re-building of one’s life.

WHERE:        Victoria Inn, Thunder Bay

WHEN:        Saturday, March 1, 2014

VENUE:        Seminars and small-group; handouts provided

TIME:            9 a.m. – 11:45 p.m., and 1:15 p.m. – 4 p.m. Refreshments at breaks

FEES:            $80

 

 

Register by February 22 by leaving your phone number with the hotel desk (387-3331), or by calling 473-5767 (leave message). Cash only at the door. No refunds.

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Dr. Hill is a seasoned post-secondary educator, anxiety and grief consultant, and former senior manager of many health-based organizations. He had lived and worked in Northwestern Ontario for 35 years. He is a member of the Association of Applied and Clinical Sociology and the Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncologists. His book Prostate Cancer and Beyond will be available for purchase at a discount. He is a cancer survivor and lives in Marks Township with his wife Jane MacBride-Hill.

See: www.ca.linkedin.com/in/tlhillphd

Jeff Garofalo, BA , CPT, LFC is a former Certified Professional Trainer, who has helped clients achieve their physical and mental goals in health and wellness. Jeff focuses on lifestyle coaching, and has instructed corporate executives as far away as South Korea. He trains in the martial arts, and is a wellness motivational speaker. His academic minor is in gerontology. He is pursuing the Elite Trainers’ Program through the International Sports Sciences Association. Jeff lives in Thunder Bay, and has had his share of personal trauma.

See: www.personalimagetrainer.com

 

                                        

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Stop Blaming the Media for Our Body Image Issues – Huffington Post

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Stop Blaming the Media for Our Body Image Issues
Huffington Post
Statistics show that approximately 92 percent of women are unhappy with their bodies and resort to dieting to achieve their ideal body shape.

Terry Hill‘s insight:

Body image and social media have a symbiotic relationship which is often focused solely on women’s failings in being perfect. 

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A good night’s sleep could help to fight prostate cancer | The Times

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Sleeping well could help to protect men from aggressive prostate cancer, according to scientists (Sleeping well could help to protect men from aggressive prostate cancer, according to scientists http://t.co/HuMXtfkP8c)…

Terry Hill‘s insight:

This of course requires further investigation, but sleep does provide the opportunity for the body to stabilize its immune system. Cancer may be only one of many conditions sleep deprivation induces. 

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Nomogram predicts overdiagnosis in prostate cancer screening – medwireNews

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Scotland on Sunday Nomogram predicts overdiagnosis in prostate cancer screening medwireNews medwireNews: US researchers have developed a nomogram which they say can be used to predict whether prostate cancer has been overdiagnosed in individual…

Terry Hill‘s insight:

Over diagnosis has also psyche-social effects which can add anxiety burdens to a man’s prostate assessment trajectory. 

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