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No Need to Stress Over Vacation Fitness

Posted by PCF Admin on August 10th, 2011 | No Comments »
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Exercise Daily - There’s nothing wrong with taking a week off from your normal workout routine while vacationing, as there are plenty of ways to stay fit and feel good even when there’s no gym to be found. In fact, a week with limited exercise will most likely have little effect on your overall fitness and health, as long as you are diligent in returning to your regular exercise regimen afterwards. For those who still feel the need to squeeze in a quick daily workout while on vacation, there are plenty of alternatives to hitting the gym. Read the full article at Reuters to see what fitness experts have to say on the subject: Staying Fit When Your Workout Takes a Holiday

Women May Benefit from Genetic Counseling for Hereditary Breast or Ovarian Cancer

Posted by Prevent Cancer Foundation Staff on August 9th, 2011 | No Comments »
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Early Detection - A study found that young women at risk of developing hereditary breast or ovarian cancer are often uninformed about how to best protect themselves. Although many women reported being aware of and concerned about the issue, they often displayed a limited understanding of the genetics behind hereditary cancer. Counseling can help women realize the screening and prevention methods available to them to manage and reduce their risk. Follow the link below to US News & ...

Wine May Help Prevent Skin Damage

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Education - If you’re looking for another way to protect your skin from harmful UV radiation this summer, look no further than a glass of wine. A recent study has shown that grape derivatives found in wine can help prevent cell and skin damage caused by prolonged exposure to the sun, reducing sunburn and potentially even preventing skin cancer. It’s no substitute for sunscreen, but there’s nothing wrong with drinking wine in moderation to help keep your ...

Healthy Recipes: Almond-Honey Power Bar

Posted by Jim Wood, Director, Digital Media on August 5th, 2011 | No Comments »
Almond-Honey Power Bar

Healthy Eating - Servings: 8 Prep Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 1 hour (including chilling) To Make Ahead: Store in an airtight container at room temperature or in the refrigerator for up to 1 week or freeze for up to 1 month; thaw at room temperature. Recipe Description: Great for breakfast on the go! Golden roasted nuts, seeds and oats are enveloped by flavorful almond butter in these delectably chewy, no-fuss energy bars. Unrefined turbinado sugar adds a deep caramelly undertone. Feel ...