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Granix is now available in the fight against neutropenia during chemotherapy. Click here to view the USPI! Visit www.granixrx.com for more information.

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On Aug 19, 2013, the FDA issued a label change for ADCETRIS® (brentuximab vedotin). Below is a copy of the updated USPI for your review. Key label changes found within the attachments include:

1. Dosage and Administration Section 1: 16 cycle limitation has been removed from the label. New label states "Continue treatment until disease progression or unacceptable toxicity"

2. Warnings and Precautions Section 5: Growth factor support added for consistency with Dose Modification in section 2.2


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The Academy of Oncology Nurse Navigators white paper, "Assessing the Creative Application and Usefulness of NSider: A Tactical Tool for the Oncology Nurse Navigator" was published in the journal, The Oncology Nurse-APN/NP.

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As 2013 comes to a close, the Center for Preventive Health and Lifestyle Medicine would like to wish its members, partners and other industry professionals a safe and happy holiday season. As we reflect on the past year for the industry, we would like to provide the readers of the eNews on Prevention, Wellness & Lifestyle a look at the most-accessed exclusive content articles from the year. Our regular publication will resume Jan. 8.


Brew on this: Latest research on coffee's connection to Alzheimer's
By Denise A. Valenti
From July 17: Some of the most commonly prescribed medications for Alzheimer's disease act upon the cholinergic system, inhibiting acetylcholinesterase. A recent study — Caffeine Inhibits Acetylcholinesterase, But Not Butyrylcholinesterase — is important research in understanding how dietary substances impact disease expression and progression.
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Raise a glass of beer — to your health
By Denise A. Valenti
From Sept. 18: Despite the name, Oktoberfest traditional fall beer celebrations begin in September and extend into October. The biggest Oktoberfest beer bash is held in Munich and is considered to be the world's largest fair. This year — the 180th year the Oktoberfest has been held — will host more than 6 million people from around the world. Today’s Oktoberfest celebrants can not only toast to good food and fun, but also good health.
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Can gluten-free foods aid weight loss?
By Dr. Georgene Collins
From Sept. 4: Labels can be misleading. Fat-free, nonfat and whole grain are examples of misleading labels commonly used in the food industry. However, in some cases, mislabeling can be life-threatening. Lately, a big concern has been the label "gluten-free," and the Food and Drug Administration is taking steps to reduce ill effects from this mislabeled term.
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3 no-fail strategies for weight control
By Dr. Georgene Collins
From June 12: With most of the population at risk of weight-related diseases, weight loss is a primary focus among the American population. The amount of weight-loss information currently available is overwhelming to most. Yet the focus on weight loss is outdated. The unstable economy and healthcare changes create the perfect storm to make health the priority. And the best strategy to prevent disease is weight control.
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10 commandments of injury prevention
By Heidi Dawson
From Oct. 30: Injury prevention strategies are big business in professional sports. This is due to the cost in terms of treatment and playing time lost when an injury occurs. But it's not just professional athletes who should be taking injury prevention seriously. Even for an amateur athlete or "just for fun" athlete, many types of injury can be prevented, which in turn prevents time off work and costly treatment sessions. With this in mind, here are the top 10 commandments for preventing sports and exercise injuries.
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Sex as exercise
The New York Times
As far back as the 1950s, couples have been asked to strap on monitors, blood-pressure cuffs, oxygen masks and other paraphernalia and copulate, to scientifically quantify the impacts of sex.

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The power of a daily bout of exercise
The New York Times
This week marks the start of the annual eat-too-much and move-too-little holiday season, with its attendant declining health and surging regrets.

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Short fasts for weight loss vs. traditional diets
The Wall Street Journal
In an effort to make losing weight — and keeping it off — easier, researchers are studying what happens to the body when people eat next to nothing every few days.

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A must-know guide to fight inflammation
By Dr. Georgene Collins
From Aug. 14: The average adult makes roughly 200 food choices each day, and food plays a vital role in health and nutrition. Ignoring the value of proper nutrition can harm good health. Poor nutrition can lead to excess weight and obesity. While the obesity epidemic raises cause for concern, many are unaware of the depth of seriousness of excess weight. Further, many individuals suffer every day with some form of inflammation, yet few may realize the direct link between excess weight, nutrition and inflammation.
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6 ways to naturally boost your metabolism
By Jeff White
From Oct. 23: How is it some people can eat whatever they want, whenever they want and never gain any weight, while others simply look at food and gain 10 pounds? Nobody said life was fair. If you're the type who gains weight easier than you'd like, you might be the victim of a slow metabolism.
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When quality matters: Are all calories equal?
By Dr. Georgene Collins
From Aug. 28: A dieter's mantra is that calories in must be less than calories out. Yet is the number of calories the only thing to consider for weight loss? The answer is yes and no. Calories are simply measurement units of energy for the body. Fitness professionals know the main sources of calories include the macronutrients — fat, protein and carbohydrates. While calorie reduction produces weight loss, the quality of the calorie greatly impacts weight and overall health.
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Mindful eating: Practical tips to get you started
Dr. Shahla Khan
From Sept. 25: When you practice mindful eating, you will begin to notice artificial flavors and additives that are present in many of our foods. Hopefully, you will develop a preference for real, natural unprocessed food, which of course is a very healthy way of eating. Remember mindful eating takes practice. Over time you will develop a healthy relationship with the food that you choose to consume through the practice of mindful eating. Here are a few practical tips to get started.
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6 ways to naturally boost your metabolism
By Jeff White
From March 27:How is it some people can eat whatever they want, whenever they want and never gain any weight, while others simply look at food and gain 10 pounds? Nobody said life was fair. If you're the type who gains weight easier than you'd like, you might be the victim of a slow metabolism. A key factor in losing excess weight — and body fat — is to speed up your metabolism. There are many diet products out there that claim to do this, but there are several natural ways to change your metabolism from a turtle's pace to that of a rocket ship.
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