Breast cancer, DCIS, Health Care Services

SECOND GUESSING CANCER

I’ve written in a previous post about my experience of being diagnosed with breast cancer 18 years ago. I’ve always wondered if I should have forgone a mastectomy and adopted a watch and wait stance. However, when my doctors never gave me that option and my family was aghast at my doing anything less than… Continue reading SECOND GUESSING CANCER

AGING, FASHION

OLDER WOMEN: THE NEW TREND IN FASHION

I am always on the lookout for positive trends in aging. Here’s what I found in Creative Review. The Age Issue, (June 2015) on page 40: Cooler older women are having a bit of a fashion moment. What started a couple of years ago as a trickle of magazine covers and ads featuring women over… Continue reading OLDER WOMEN: THE NEW TREND IN FASHION

Health Care Services, Physician Assistant

WHEN A NURSE IS AS GOOD AS A DOCTOR

I couldn't pass up sharing this article in Consumer Reports about nurse practitioners and physician assistants especially since I just registered with my new provider, a nurse practitioner a week ago. She and a physician assistant cover for each other. Best of both worlds. Check the comments, which are so positive. When a nurse is… Continue reading WHEN A NURSE IS AS GOOD AS A DOCTOR