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5 healthy Thanksgiving hacks

Thanksgiving is a holiday many of us look forward to every year. Between catching up with friends and family, eating amazing food and watching the parade, there’s a little something for everyone. But Thanksgiving can also wreak havoc on our healthy habits. According to the Calorie Control Council, a typical Thanksgiving dinner can contain more […]

ICYMI: March 3, 2017

Feature Story Colorectal cancer rates rising sharply among Gen X and millennials TUESDAY, February 28, 2017 (The Washington Post) — Rates of colon and rectal cancer are rising sharply among young and middle-aged Americans, at the same time that they continue to decline for adults 55 and older, according to a startling new study that […]

ICYMI: April 29, 2016

Feature Story  Racial health gap narrows but disparities remain significant WEDNESDAY, April 27, 2016 (Modern Healthcare) — The latest annual report card on the nation’s health shows there’s been progress in narrowing the gap in health disparities between blacks and whites, while Hispanics continued to have better outcomes than both. Differences in life expectancy among […]

Set Your Kids Up for a Healthy Future

Life today moves very quickly and we are always looking for the latest quick fix or new gadget to make our lives easier. But cancer doesn’t work that way. It’s a chronic disease that develops slowly over time and can be the result of unhealthy lifestyle choices. Research shows that one-third of all cancers diagnosed […]

ICYMI: April 22, 2016

Feature Story 5 Tips to Prevent Cancers You Didn’t Know Were Caused by Viruses WEDNESDAY, April 20, 2016 (Everyday Health) — Scientists are continually searching for the next big breakthrough in cancer research. But so much of what has already been discovered on how to reduce cancer risk is not being put into practice. More […]