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5 Essential Tips for Empowering Stress Management in Cancer Patients

By Pamela Shaddock

For individuals undergoing cancer treatment, the journey is marked not only by physical challenges but also by the need for effective stress management. Coping with...

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Understanding Medical Codes for Cranial Prosthetics and Wigs

By Pamela Shaddock

Support for Black Women Facing Medical Hair Loss Introduction For Black women facing medical hair loss, finding the right wig or cranial prosthetic can be...

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Dianne’s Journey: From Diagnosis to Empowerment

Dianne Austin By Dianne Austin

 A Breast Cancer Survivor Tale The Spring of 2015 was the year that the trajectory of life as I knew it would change. It was...

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Alopecia and Hair Loss: Understanding the Types and Coping Mechanisms

By Pamela Shaddock

Hair loss can be a traumatic experience for anyone, regardless of age, gender, or ethnicity. The sudden appearance of bald patches, spots on the scalp,...

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Alopecia, Family, and Faith: Patricia's Quest for Hair Restoration

By Pamela Shaddock

I have alopecia. My journey began with thick, beautiful hair at birth. After my father died in 1993, I was diagnosed with hypertension and started...

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Preventing Hair Loss: The Impact of Tight Braids and Traction Alopecia on Your Beautiful Curls - Pamela’s Story

By Pamela Shaddock

In my pre-teen years, I found myself captivated by the incredible braiding skills of my neighbor, Miss Dorothy. She would sit on her front porch,...

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All Things Being Equal: Diversity in Healthcare

By Pamela Shaddock

Choosing to wear a wig when experiencing cancer or other medical related hair loss is a personal choice. When Dianne lost her hair due to chemotherapy back...

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Techniques for Self Care in the Chair – Everybody Needs It

By Pamela Shaddock

  Everybody knows they should be taking more than a little time for some self-care. But, with job deadlines, kids, household chores and on and...

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