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Offer to shop

The coronavirus outbreak may be especially worrisome for those living with cancer putting them at higher risk for the severe form of COVID-19. It is important that patients and their caregivers take precautions to lower their risk. Many people find it hard to ask for help. Offering to shop for groceries and pick up prescriptions would …

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Wash your reusable grocery shopping bags

Reusable grocery shopping bags are great for the environment they can harbour multiple harmful bacteria and E.coli. Your body will not be able to fight germs off as well as it normally would while you are going through chemotherapy putting cancer patients at higher risk of serious and even life-threatening problems.  Shopping bags used for meats, produce, and …

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Recording your Body Temperature

Your normal human body temperature is usually at its lowest in the early hours of the morning and highest in mid afternoon. but generally, remains around 36.5°C to 37°C. Having a fever means your body temperature is higher than normal. Something inside your body, such as an infection, has caused your temperature to rise. Some …

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Keep Those Hands Moisturised

With the added worry of influenza and now Coronavirus (COVID-19), hand washing and hand sanitising becomes so vitally important. No one wants their immune system compromised. All this frequent hand washing and hand sanitising can leave your hands cracked and dry. Give your hands some extra love and keep those hands moisturised. For lymphoedema sufferers moisturising and skincare is extremely important …

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International Women’s Day 2020

March 8th is International Women’s Day, a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women – while also marking a call to action for accelerating gender equality. This year the International Women’s Day 2020 campaign theme is #EachforEqual. An equal world is an enabled world. Our individual actions, conversations, behaviors and …

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