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Celebrate National Women’s Health and Fitness Day

Posted by Monique Smaby on September 30th, 2015 | No Comments »

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 of more than 227,000 women each year, but up to 50 percent of cancer cases can be prevented with the knowledge ...

Nothing more patriotic than prevention

Posted by Rebecca Evans, Communications and Policy Coordinator on July 4th, 2014 | No Comments »

(photo: Tim Hamilton) You’re headed out to the fireworks tonight. While blasting patriotic tunes on the patio, you jam a perfectly grilled cheeseburger into your mouth, so pumped that you can barely chew. More than a couple of alcoholic beverages later, you eat a gigantic piece of gooey, good old-fashioned chocolate cake. By the time you get to the fireworks, your food-induced coma has knocked the energy, life and holiday cheer out of your red, white ...

Time to man up!

Posted by Kerry McAuliffe Database and Development Manager on June 9th, 2014 | No Comments »

Gents – contrary to what we think…we are not invincible. This is why I want to let you know about Men’s Health Month. It is important to know what we can do to stay (or get) healthy to live the best and longest lives we can. Did you know that 1 out of 2 men will be diagnosed with cancer during their lifetime? This year alone, 855,220 American men will be diagnosed with cancer. Men’s Health ...

‘Pinning’ my way to prevention

Posted by Monique Smaby, Program & Communications Coordinator, Congressional Families Cancer Prevention Program on April 19th, 2014 | No Comments »

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 ...