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Reducing Your Risk of Cancer

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How can you reduce your 1 in 3 cancer risk? Part 1: What are the recent cancer statistics? How does free radical damage occur? By Melissa Stockman RN,BC-NP,PNP, Medical Director of the Time to Play Foundation As per the American Cancer Society,…
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Who is the Patient’s Advocate?

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At a recent meeting of patient safety professionals a small group of nurses huddled around where I was sitting, and one began to share a story about how hard it is to advocate for patients.  She explained that a woman who was in labor was…
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Self Imposed Limitations

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I've been saying for years now, “Learn what you need to know so you can enjoy life”, and although I've been a huge advocate for learning, I've also been struggling with this HUGE concept. Throughout my journey developing the idea behind…
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Nobody Wins -- BUT, We all CAN

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When things happen in my own personal experience, it sets a fertile environment for me to start thinking.  I have a habit of analyzing everything, probably a result of working in the field of quality improvement for many years. I believe…
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Welcome to Our Enjoy Life Community

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This is a really amazing day.  A day that something exciting is taking place... a PROACTIVE, solution-based event. Today we are installing a visual reminder to enjoy life... our Welcome to Our Enjoy Life Community sign in Port Jefferson Station…
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Are You Ready to Change?

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Something I’ve identified in my lifetime doing quality improvement and providing education to different groups of people regarding life situations (for example, I recently have been lecturing on diabetes prevention) is the concept of forever…
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2015 – Whatcha Gonna Do With It?

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As I sit here on New Year’s Day eating a piece of leftover coffee cake (thank you to Carmela), I reflect on the pressure we find ourselves in to set “resolutions”. On New Year’s we feel obligated to “start over”, to reflect on…
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Responsibility and Our Own Actions

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With the risk of making people angry at me, I felt compelled to write this article.  It’s not intended to insult anyone but to make people THINK on their own and to stop casting blame.  Guess what?  WE are part of every situation and…
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30 Days of Turning Up the Noise on My Life: Challenge to Do More

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Everyone falls into patterns and gets comfortable in their routines. How do you work your way out of a rut? Right now I feel like I need to do a bit more to enhance my life, move out of my comfort zone, and push - something on mission, something…
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The Enjoy Life Community™ Project

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I was privileged this past week to have our Enjoy Life Community™ committee and members of the Time to Play Foundation's Business Advisory Board attend the Town of Brookhaven's Board meeting to announce the Enjoy Life Community™ Project.…