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Happy and healthy during the holidays (Infographic)

Studies show that weight gained during the holiday season isn’t lost during the rest of the year. Temptations are everywhere in the month of December – holiday cookies and copious amounts of eggnog provide zero nutritional value. Don’t let the holiday season destroy your health! We created this infographic using Dr. Ann’s article Staying Healthy […]

Celebrate Thanksgiving on a lighter note

The holidays are generally a fairly indulgent time of year. While giving up some of your favorites can be difficult, navigate this year’s Thanksgiving with some helpful ideas from the Prevent Cancer Foundation and wellness expert Dr. Ann. Stay healthy and substitute some of those heavy dishes with these lighter alternatives. Original: Mashed potatoes Dr. […]

David Tutera: Educating Youth on Health and Staying Active

There’s much more to celebrity wedding planner, author, lifestyle guru, television host and Prevent Cancer Foundation Sustaining Director David Tutera than designing and producing spectacular events.  With an impressive client list that includes a “Who’s Who” of Hollywood, sports and entertainment luminaries and his highly successful “David Tutera: Unveiled” on WEtv, David remains committed to […]

Save the date – Annual spring gala “Graceful, Gracious Japan” on March 7, 2014

We are excited to invite you to save the date for the twentieth annual Prevent Cancer Foundation Spring Gala on Friday, March 7, 2014 at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. The graceful, gracious country of Japan will be honored and represented by His Excellency, the Ambassador of Japan, Kinichiro Sasae and Mrs. Nobuko […]

Prevent Cancer Foundation provides Cancer Insurance Checklist as a tool for patients

In response to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act and introduction of the healthcare marketplace, the Prevent Cancer Foundation has partnered with the Cancer Support Community and 18 other advocacy groups to create the Cancer Insurance Checklist. This checklist was designed to guide patients in choosing an affordable insurance plan suiting their specific health […]

Healthy recipe: Quick chicken parmesan

Yield: 4 servings, 3 ounces chicken & 2/3 cup sauce each Servings: 4 Active Time: 35 minutes Total Time: 35 minutes Recipe Description: Ooey-gooey cheese, crispy breadcrumbs and plenty of sauce are the hallmarks of any good chicken parmesan recipe, and this one-skillet version of chicken parm is no exception. We made this recipe easier […]

Cancer Prevention at the Kansas State Fair

Over 300,000 Kansas State Fair attendees crowd in to see who won first prize for the largest pumpkin every year. They wait excitedly to go on thrilling rides and rush to food stands to savor the wide variety of fair food that can’t be found elsewhere, like the famous “pronto pups” (similar to corn dogs) […]

Couch to 5k: Staying on track

It is September and I am now in the final three weeks of my Couch to 5k program, and boy has it been an adventure. I have learned a lot about myself over the past six weeks. I have learned that my commitment to health cannot take a back seat to my life. I am […]

U.S. lifespan is rising but so are chronic illnesses

The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) published “The State of U.S. Health, 1990-2010” on July 10. In it, JAMA disclosed that while the life expectancy of Americans has increased, so has the occurrence of chronic illnesses caused by obesity, alcohol abuse, physical inactivity and smoking. More people are running, biking, and getting exercise […]

Study shows that teen cigarette use drops to lowest point recorded

A newly released report shows that cigarette smoking has dropped to its lowest point ever among eighth-graders and high school sophomores and seniors. Only 5% of high school sophomores had claimed to smoke in the last 30 days, compared to 18% when the survey was conducted in the 1990s. U.S. children are also exposed to […]