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‘Pinning’ my way to prevention

Posted by Monique Smaby, Program & Communications Coordinator, Congressional Families Cancer Prevention Program on April 19th, 2014 | No Comments »
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Pinterest is one of my favorite social media outlets, especially for collecting quotes. This week, I pinned some of my favorite motivational quotes and pictures on Prevent Cancer's Word to inspire Pinterest Board. Start your day off right with these inspirational thoughts - I hope they help you be your healthiest self today. 1. "The greatest wealth is health." -Virgil 2. "Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live." -Jim Rohn 3. "No ...

Happy and healthy during the holidays (Infographic)

Posted by Will Mellor, Graphic Design Manager on December 4th, 2013 | 1 Comment »
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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 During the Holidays to provide you with helpful tips for maintaining your health during the craze of holiday festivities. You’ll be ...

David Tutera: Educating Youth on Health and Staying Active

Posted by Jan Bresch, Executive Vice President and COO on November 25th, 2013 | No Comments »
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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 educating individuals on cancer prevention and early detection; Even the very young. Last week David spoke with the students at Robert ...

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

Posted by Prevent Cancer Foundation Staff on August 5th, 2013 | No Comments »
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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 in different ways; but this achievement is offset by the fact that so many more Americans are lacking any sort ...