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Breaking down barriers to cancer screenings, Comadre a Comadre

When, how and whether to share one’s cancer diagnosis can be one of the most intimate decisions a person faces. On April 11 on Capitol…

How to pick the best summer produce

When it comes to summer produce, not only does incorporating seasonal fruits and vegetables into your diet taste good, but it can also reduce your…

Grilling: Health risks, alternatives and eating well this summer

What do you think of when summer comes to mind? Maybe swimming in the pool, taking a relaxing vacation or slathering up the sunscreen before…

How to stay healthy this summer

Summer is in full swing and with it comes a host of great outdoor activities. However, this sunny season also opens the door to some…

Swap meat: Trade out your burger for a healthier option to reduce your cancer risk

June 5th is National Veggie Burger Day! It’s a great reminder to get creative in the kitchen to swap out red and processed meat. Your…

What to pack for a sun-safe Memorial Day Weekend

Whether you’re kicking off the summer with a trip to the beach this Memorial Day weekend or headed to another destination soon, sun protection should…

Five myths about skin cancer

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, and it’s the perfect time to separate fact from fiction so you have the knowledge you need to protect…

Skin deep: Understanding skin cancer in darker tones

Anyone, regardless of skin color, can get skin cancer. It’s one of the most common types of cancer in the U.S., with an estimated 3.3…

Tanning beds are making a comeback. Here’s why that’s a bad thing.

The indoor tanning industry was booming in the mid-1980s. In the 2000s, people began to understand its negative effects and spread awareness of its harms….

3 questions every woman should ask her health care provider

This blog post uses the term “women” to refer to cisgender women and mainly discusses questions relevant to cisgender women. If you are a man…