How meditation can help you cope with chronic illness

Chronic illness can take many different forms, but the feelings that often accompany it are the same — anxiety, confusion, depression, stress. When I tell people that meditation can help them cope with chronic illness, they often seem skeptical. But in my own life and for the cancer patients I work with, I’ve found that … Continue reading How meditation can help you cope with chronic illness

New MRI allows scans of patients with conditional or legacy pacemakers and defibrillators

Many people probably associate MRIs with sports injuries, as they await news of test results that determine how long their favorite athlete will be sidelined. But for more than two decades, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has been a crucial tool for cardiologists to examine the heart and vascular system and plan the most effective treatment. … Continue reading New MRI allows scans of patients with conditional or legacy pacemakers and defibrillators

Moms-to-be, pack these things in your hospital bag before childbirth

These days, there is so much information on the internet and amongst friends about every aspect of pregnancy, labor and postpartum. Many expectant mothers spend a lot of time thinking about what they will pack in their hospital bag for the big day. During what can be an emotional roller coaster of a time, it … Continue reading Moms-to-be, pack these things in your hospital bag before childbirth