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Author Profile: Sean O'Brien

About Sean O'Brien

Who I am: Father to a 2 year old girl, a writer, and a sports fan.

What I do: I provide sponsored content for a variety of publications, on a variety of topics.

What motivates me: My father was afflicted with a progressive, degenerative disease, and I understand the value of information when a loved one or family member has been diagnosed, and I want to help provide that information in an easily accessible way.

Grilling Recipes for Cancer Patients, Part 2

Receiving a mesothelioma diagnosis can be a trying and personal time for patients, but it is also a time to ensure that you continue to eat well and get the nutrients you need. Grilling can be an enjoyable activity that allows you to create simple, delicious, and healthy dishes. Last week we shared two great grilling …

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Grilling Recipes for Cancer Patients, Part 1

After a mesothelioma diagnosis, doctors recommend switching to a healthier lifestyle to make sure patients have the strength they need while undergoing treatment. The recipes below provide excellent nourishment, as they are created with “superfoods” that are filled with the vitamins and nutrients the body requires. And, as an added bonus, these 2 recipes are …

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8 Activities for Mesothelioma Patients in Recovery

Men’s Health Week, June 15-21, 2015, is a good time to think about fun yet relaxing activities for mesothelioma patients who are recuperating from treatment. Recovery can be a long process full of small victories and even some setbacks. This can be a challenging time because you may not feel well and your activity level …

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How to Manage Your Online Identity When You’re Terminally Ill

When you’re dealing with mesothelioma or another terminal illness, it is important to make sure your family knows all of your plans. Gathering your important documents and any paperwork and leaving behind a will help ensure your plans are carried out exactly as you wish. There’s one aspect that is often overlooked in the Internet …

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New Skin Cancer Drug Shows Promise in the Control of Mesothelioma

A drug used for the treatment of metastatic melanoma has shown great promise for tumor control in mesothelioma patients. Doctors from the University of Pennsylvania have done some preliminary testing on a small sample of patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma, and the results are very encouraging. The use of the skin cancer drug pembrolizumab stopped …

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The Danger of Demolition

How often do you see demolition or construction projects happening in your local community? If you are like most people, it’s probably fairly often. Has it ever occurred to you that the resulting debris and dust that gets sent into the air we breathe could be deadly? Recently, in Eagle, Idaho, just northeast of Boise, …

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How to Get a Handicap Parking Permit if You Have Mesothelioma

Living with mesothelioma on a daily basis is extremely tiring. Anything that helps to conserve your much-needed energy is a valuable service. Being able to use a handicap permit or disability placard and park close to entrances can make trips to the doctor, the store, or anywhere else a little more manageable. But how do …

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