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A little support goes a long way

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Are you stressed? Are there moments when you’re more stressed than others? Do you feel more often than not stressed out beyond belief? The American Psychological Association recently reported that 33% of Americans felt they were experiencing extreme amounts of … Continue reading

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Exercise While Commuting

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Many of us by now have dropped our New Year’s Resolutions, but that doesn’t mean we still don’t attempt to find time to go the gym or eat. Despite your best efforts, you still might not have made it to … Continue reading

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Make (and keep) Your Resolutions

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So have you heard that statistic that’s been floating around that 75% of us have already broken our New Year’s Resolution? Researchers say that’s because most of us are setting ourselves up for failure from the start by picking goals … Continue reading

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Tips to Stay Organized

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We all look forward to the holidays. A lot of us also look forward to the time after the holidays. The end of the year and the beginning of a new one is always busy and burn-out is a real … Continue reading

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Tips for Better Leg Health

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Our legs aren’t always the first thing on our minds during the holiday season, but at a time where many of us will be waiting in lines and traveling, we can’t afford to ignore when they hurt. Many Americans live … Continue reading

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Dave

Lymphedema Support Group

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If you’re in the California South Bay / Harbor area next week, be sure to stop by the upcoming Lymphedema Support Group on Tuesday, September 27th at noon. The event, held at the Torrance Memorial Medical Center, will be exploring … Continue reading

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The Extra Mile – LRF’s National Walk for Lymphedema

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It’s time to strap on your best pair of walking shoes. Next month on Sept 17th the Lymphatic Research Foundation is kicking off the first of this year’s Walk LRF events in Denison, TX. These walks are a great opportunity … Continue reading

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Andy

Advances in Lymphedema treatment in plain English

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The Avon Foundation for Women, in partnership with the Lymphatic Research Foundation and the National Lymphedema Network, got together in April of this year to organized some of the leading scientists and clinicians specializing in lymphedema to discuss the advances … Continue reading

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New research indicates total lymph node removal may no longer be necessary:

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A new study conducted by the American College of Surgeons Oncology Group has determined that removing all of a woman’s underarm lymph nodes may be unnecessary for some breast cancer patients. Although it’s effective, full removal can cause lymphedema and … Continue reading

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LIVESTRONG staffer shares tips about dealing with lymphedema.

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Renee talks about lymphedema

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