In This eUpdate:
U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius
– The Affordable Care Act and Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Clearing Way for a Better Life
House Resolution 787 – Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day
What You Can Do to Reduce Stress
 

Secretary Kathleen Sebelius A CONVERSATION WITH
 
U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius – The Affordable Care Act and Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The Affordable Care Act, signed into law earlier this year, makes breast cancer screening and coverage for treatment available and accessible by requiring health plans to cover preventive services and eliminate cost-sharing and by making health coverage more affordable and accessible for women. The Act prohibits insurance companies from imposing lifetime dollar limits on essential benefits, which will help women with breast cancer continue to get the care they need.
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Clearing Way for a Better Life
Tips to help you organize your time and space so you can make room for the things you need and love

by Marguerite Barone

It seems like wherever we turn, someone is trying to get us organized. While you probably shouldn’t take on a big organizing project during cancer treatment and recovery, there are a few simple steps you can take to reduce the clutter in your life.
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House Resolution 787 – Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day October 13
by Kathy Coursey-Boes, Survivor of the Week

On July 19, 2009, I drove with my 12 year old daughter Addie to Washington, DC, to join our group of breast cancer patients and family members representing all of us with stage IV breast cancer and the issues that are unique to us.
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What You Can Do to Reduce Stress
by Reji Mathew, PhD

Stress management is an essential skill set for coping with a cancer diagnosis. Taking the time to learn how to manage stress can yield invaluable benefits; it can build your emotional resilience to buffer the ups and downs of treatment, boost immunity, and help you stay connected to what is meaningful in your life as you go through medical care.
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