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Continuing the Conversation: Waist Circumference, Weight Loss & Food Choices
In part
one of this article, I discussed how the utilization of measuring a patient's waist circumference (WC) becomes a valuable anthropometric measurement to gauge health risk. Now  I'll discuss the clinical approach to reducing WC and implementation your practice.

Why You Should Care About Prebiotics (Part 2)
In my last article [January
2018], I discussed the concept of prebiotics (also known as microfood, as a way to avoid the consumer confusion that can occur between the terms probiotic and prebiotic) and began exploring the literature supporting the health benefits of prebiotic soluble fiber.

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Cancer and Massage

By Tracy Walton, LMT, MS

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Does Massage Spread Cancer? An Update
  October, 2017 (Vol. 17, Issue 10)
When Cancer Involves the Brain (Part 2)
  March, 2017 (Vol. 17, Issue 03)
When Cancer Involves the Brain (Part 1)
  February, 2017 (Vol. 17, Issue 02)
Paying It Forward
The Touch of Kindness Fund for Oncology Massage
  August, 2016 (Vol. 16, Issue 08)
Telling the Truth About Massage Therapy
  March, 2016 (Vol. 16, Issue 03)
Compassion and Compassion Fatigue: Balancing Your Emotions in the Treatment Room
  May, 2015 (Vol. 15, Issue 05)
When Cancer Involves the Liver
  February, 2015 (Vol. 15, Issue 02)
In Oncology Massage, Positioning Matters
  September, 2014 (Vol. 14, Issue 09)
"Selling" Gentle Massage to Clients with Cancer
  February, 2014 (Vol. 14, Issue 02)
Know What You Are Dealing With: Radiation Therapy and Massage
  December, 2013 (Vol. 13, Issue 12)
Searching for Simple Rules in Massage and Cancer Care
  October, 2013 (Vol. 13, Issue 10)
Help for Hospital-Based Massage Therapy
  January, 2013 (Vol. 13, Issue 01)
In Memoriam: Dianne Polseno
  October, 2012 (Vol. 12, Issue 10)
The Importance of Remembering Gentleness
  April, 2012 (Vol. 12, Issue 04)
Pediatric Massage Study Finds Surprising Results
  December, 2010 (Vol. 10, Issue 12)
The Second Oncology Massage Healing Summit
  August, 2010 (Vol. 10, Issue 08)
Cancer, Treatment and Detoxification
  February, 2010 (Vol. 10, Issue 02)
Learning and Unlearning
  December, 2009 (Vol. 9, Issue 12)
Facing Down the Mystery
  August, 2009 (Vol. 9, Issue 08)
Rest, Warrior
Massage Therapy Offers Rest and Respite
  June, 2009 (Vol. 09, Issue 06)
Cancer Treatment, Massage, and Wholeness
  April, 2009 (Vol. 09, Issue 04)
A Tribute to an Oncology Massage Advocate
  November, 2008 (Vol. 08, Issue 11)
The Society for Oncology Massage Makes Its Debut
  June, 2008 (Vol. 08, Issue 06)
Massage for Caregivers
  April, 2008 (Vol. 08, Issue 04)
Companionship in Cancer Care
  November, 2007 (Vol. 07, Issue 11)
The First Oncology Massage Healing Summit
  August, 2007 (Vol. 07, Issue 08)
Meeting the Emotional Challenges of Oncology Massage
  June, 2007 (Vol. 07, Issue 06)
Learning From the Largest Study on Cancer and Massage
  February, 2007 (Vol. 07, Issue 02)
A Study of Foot Massage and Cancer Symptoms
  November, 2006 (Vol. 06, Issue 11)
Developments in Oncology Massage
  August, 2006 (Vol. 06, Issue 08)
A Study on Massage and Symptom Relief
  May, 2006 (Vol. 06, Issue 05)
Medical Conditions in Massage Practice, Part III: Interviewing for Medications
  August, 2005 (Vol. 05, Issue 08)
Medical Conditions in Massage Practice, Part II: The Client in a Physician's Care
  July, 2005 (Vol. 05, Issue 07)
Medical Conditions in Massage Practice: Intake Forms and Questions, Part I
  June, 2005 (Vol. 05, Issue 06)
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