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The Savvy Sister Registered Nurse

Specialty: registered nurse
California 30127
I am a stage III breast cancer "thriver" and Registered Nurse who loves helping anyone... Full Bio
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New worldwide guidelines on cancer-causing arsenic in rice by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Brown rice healthier than white? Not when it comes to arsenic levels. On July 18, 2014 The Codex Alimentarius Commission (in charge of all the alimentary canals in the world ... Read on »
Chemobrain? or PTSD? by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living As much as 35% of all people that have gone through treatment for cancer have full blown Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.  And up to 80% exhibit some symptoms related to PTSD ... Read on »
Do you need a feces transplant for better health? by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Yes, you read that right.  There’s now a procedure called a fecal transplant…and it is what you think it is.  Poop from one person is placed into the colon of another.  When ... Read on »
Get breathailized…for lung cancer by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living A new lung cancer test measures the amount of a tumor enzyme in your breath. I love when technology is not only cool, but can help save lives as well. Enter NaNose. (even th ... Read on »
Cancer Survival 101 by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I was honored to speak at The Renewal Center in Crystal Lake IL to a group of cancer survivors about what they can do to be at their optimal level of health after a cancer d ... Read on »
See The Savvy Sister get a scope by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Too many people are not getting colonoscopies because they think they are painful or a nuisance.  March was colon cancer awareness month and it was also the month of my 50th ... Read on »
Auditory Xanax for Anxiety by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living There’s more to treating anxiety than just popping pills. One of the biggest problems with cancer patients is their level and management of anxiety.  But anxiety is not just ... Read on »
Mary’s Gone Crackers….again by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I don’t know who Mary is or even if there is a “Mary” (really….)but if there is I want to hug her and thank her for satisfying my taste buds in such a wholesome way. In case ... Read on »
Chiropractic for Cancer Prevention by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Learn the tools available through chiropractic for cancer prevention and cancer care. I really love doing interviews (can you tell?) because I get to meet the nicest people ... Read on »
Lessons on cancer survival from a medical miracle by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I was so honored to get to sit down and talk with this amazing man and get his story on how he is able to deadlift 600 pounds when the doctors told him several years earlier ... Read on »
The Best Vegan (gluten-free option) Mac and Cheese that Ever Crossed These Lips! <3 by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Yes…I am no stranger to trying…and trying…and trying vegan mac and cheeze recipes in the hopes of finding the right one that will make me say “YES!” instead of just “It’s ok ... Read on »
My job is shit by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living That’s what you’ll hear them say at the colonoscopy lab.  And being that it’s Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, I thought I would take a moment to remind you that if you ar ... Read on »
Mexico has what the cancer community needs by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Namely…..hope.  Why Mexico? Because it takes $1 billion dollars to get one drug approved here in the US and with big pharma running Washington and the hundreds of billions m ... Read on »
Here’s How to Cure Cancer by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I didn’t need an excuse to travel to 78 degree-and-sunny West Palm Beach Florida, but the Annie Appleseed Project Convention was an excellent one!  I think I would have atte ... Read on »
A Free Gift For Breast Cancer Survivors by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Originally posted on The Perks of Having Cancer! Here’s a great way to empower your life as a cancer survivor – and it’s absolutely free, no strings attached.  (It’s one of ... Read on »
V, GF Herb Bread AND the 411 on coconut cream concentrate by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living In the previous post, I wrote about the differences in various brands of coconut milk and other options that were healthier.  One of those healthier options was Coconut Crea ... Read on »
Is all coconut milk created equal? by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Last week, I posted a recipe for a delicious, creamy, quick and easy butternut squash soup on Facebook and I listed one of the ingredients as coconut milk.  A fan contacted ... Read on »
Giving Cancer Survivors (or just life survivors…) Tools to Thrive by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I like Morgan Toombs.  And not just because she’s a nurse. She is bringing together some amazing speakers for a cancer survivor’s symposium that helps you help yourself.  He ... Read on »
Does Spiritual Surgery Hurt? (Part 3: The afterthought) by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living So in this last part of this three part series, I will try to sum it all up. Here’s Part 1 and Part 2 for those who want to start from the beginning. Walking back to our hot ... Read on »
Does spiritual surgery hurt? My encounter with John of God (Part 2: My encounter with Medium Joao... by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Here is part two of my three part series on my visit to John of God in Brazil.  If you missed it, here is the link to Part 1: Getting there. Joao de Deus, or John of God alw ... Read on »