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Dr. Diane Barton Complementary Medicine Program Spotlight

Becoming a cancer survivor starts the moment a patient is diagnosed, and at MD Anderson Cooper we realize that physical healing is only part of our mission. That’s why we created the Dr. Diane Barton Complementary Medicine Program (DDBCMP) The program enhances the quality of life and wellness for individuals living with, through, and beyond [...]

Posted on 28 April 2016 | 4:50 pm

Ask the Dietitian: Coconut Oil

Right now it seems like coconut oil is the hottest dietary trend. They are even recommending I brush my teeth with it! Is it all it is cracked up to be? Or is this just the latest fad? In order to answer this question, let’s review why coconut oil is a hot dietary trend. Coconut oil [...]

Posted on 23 February 2016 | 12:30 am

Spotlight on Outpatient Oncology Social Workers

MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper has four dedicated outpatient oncology social workers who help patients with psychosocial, emotional, financial, and other barrierr-to-care issues. Our outpatient oncology social workers help patients in many ways from giving information on how those eligible can access transportation assistance, to providing materials to help parents discuss their cancer with children, [...]

Posted on 12 February 2016 | 5:17 pm

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Study Suggests Aerial Pesticide Spraying Tied to Higher Autism Rates

But researcher said finding doesn't prove cause-and-effect connection.

More U.S. Kids Have Chronic Health Problems: Study

Low-income children are experiencing the biggest increases, researchers report.

'Wandering' a Hazard for More Than a Third of Kids With Autism

In study, many were unaware they might be in danger, couldn't distinguish strangers from people they knew.

Autism Diagnosed at Younger Ages

Researcher says this is due to change in screening guidelines for 18- and 24-month-olds.