Prevent Cancer News Round-Up

Published on January 6, 2011

Updated on February 13, 2018

The Prevent Cancer Foundation blog’s look at news from around the Web in the cancer prevention and wellness communities.

Upping Your New Year’s Resolution Odds
While New Year’s resolutions are made aplenty during the beginning of the year, only about half of them are kept longer than six months. Learn how to make goals that stick, and change those resolutions into reality. (LA

It’s Time for Recess: Just Keep on Moving
Sometimes a little break can have a big impact on overall health—Dr. Toni Yancey discusses how a 10 minute “recess” break can be a great motivator for you and others to get moving. (NY

Cervical Cancer—What Every Woman Should Know
Learn the basics of cervical cancer—a disease that is both highly preventable and treatable through early detection and regular screening. (

Quitting Smoking Makes Economic Sense
Though deceivingly expensive, the cost of buying aids to quit smoking far outweighs the thousands of dollars spent on cigarettes over many years. Find out how to get discounts on these aids, and what helps boost success rates. (LA

Childhood Obesity Can Begin as Early as 9 Months of Age, Researchers Find
A recent study has found that factors indicating a higher risk of childhood obesity can be found as early as 9 months of age.  With a growing rate of childhood obesity, researchers are hoping to better understand these early possible causes and indicators. (LA

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