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Start your day off right

The start of a new season (hello, fall!) is the perfect time to start a new morning routine. Cultivating a good morning routine can help you feel more productive, reduce stress and set you up for success. Choosing the right routine will also help you build healthy habits that can go a long way in […]

Fall into a new workout routine

Did you know that only 1 in 5 adults in the U.S. get the recommended weekly levels of physical activity? That means only 20 percent of us are moving enough! There’s lots of evidence that being physically active can help lower your risk of several types of cancer, including colon cancer, breast cancer and endometrial […]

How to stay health-conscious on vacation

Summer is prime vacation time, which means a chance to escape the daily grind and enjoy some time off. It can be easy to adopt a “treat yourself” mentality on vacation, but indulging in too many unhealthy choices can increase your cancer risk. Here are some tips for staying healthy while having fun: Eat wisely […]

Women’s Health Week: Make time for your health

In the United States, one in three women will be diagnosed with cancer in her lifetime, and research shows that up to half of these cases are preventable. Busy schedules can make prioritizing your health a real challenge, but the health choices you  make daily can help reduce your risk for several types of cancer. […]

National Physical Fitness & Sports Month

May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month. According the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), children and adolescents should get at least 60 minutes of physical activity each day to help improve muscular fitness, bone, and heart health. 

Benefits of walking

Wearable technology like Fitbits and apps that track your steps have been growing in popularity, and Americans are making an effort to get up and get walking. But is hitting that coveted 10,000 steps a day really making a difference? In short, the answer is yes. 10,000 steps is an estimation of the physical activity […]

Women's Health Week

Every year, the week after Mother’s Day is recognized as Women’s Health Week to remind women to put themselves first and take control of their health. With work, family and countless other responsibilities, it can be hard to make time for exercising, cooking healthy meals or going to the doctor. Take time for yourself this […]

Celebrate National Women’s Health and Fitness Day

The last Wednesday of September is National Women’s Health and Fitness Day. Take a moment to think about your health. Do you exercise regularly? Do you know what it means to live a healthy lifestyle? Are healthy habits apart of your everyday routine? If not, now is the time to start. Cancer takes the lives […]