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

How to Have a Healthy Thanksgiving
Health is not only about eating well and exercising. Be healthy this Thanksgiving by giving thanks! People who offer gratitude are happier and take better care of their bodies than those who do not, according to this article. (SanDiegoMagazine.com)

Take that, Stretch! Short people burn more calories walking
Height and weight are important factors in calculating how much energy you use while walking. How much energy per pound of body mass do you use? Are you an “economical walker”? This interesting article gives a clear explanation, as well as offers applications for this new information. (MSNBC.com)

Age Could Affect How Well Cancer Patients Cope

An increased survival rate does not necessarily lead to an easier time coping with cancer-related issues in cancer patients. According to this study, patients under forty years old experienced increased pain, locations of pain, and difficulty paying health-care bills than patients over forty.  (HealthDay.com)

The “Low-Calorie Means I Can Eat More” Trap
If you think you are doing your body a favor by eating large portions of low-calorie food, think again – and check out this article! In order to have a healthy relationship with food and with your body, you need to feel satisfied. (LiveWell360.com)

Health Group Urges Restrict Flavored Cigarettes
Representatives from 172 countries gathered in Uruguay this weekend and agreed to encourage the limitation or ban of flavor additives to cigarettes, with the goal of less young people becoming addicted. (USAToday.com)