First job? Corn detasseling as a young teenager. In corn detasseling, you walk through fields of corn, pulling off the top part of the corn plant that contains the pollen that allows the corn plant to reproduce. My first and worst job ever!
Free time? Spending time with my family; reading (if my twins boys allow it), hiking and skiing.
Best part of your work? Establishing relationships with my patients, and knowing that my work does something to really help them.
Aromatherapy helps patients feel more at ease during a hospital visit, and more comfortable during medical procedures like chemotherapy.
“People are interested in options that enhance their health without more medical intervention,” says Juliana Sayner, a registered nurse in the Cancer Care & Infusion Center who led the introduction of aromatherapy at Northfield Hospital. “It’s empowering for patients to take an active step in their own care.”
This Valentine’s Day, consider a gift to yourself: the gift of a healthy heart.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women: One in four women in the U.S. dies of heart disease (compared to one in 30 for breast cancer).