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Healthy recipe: Grilled chicken thighs with cucumber-mint salad

Posted by Rebecca Evans on January 17th, 2014 | No Comments »
Grilled Chicken Thighs with Cucumber-Mint Salad

Healthy Eating - Yield: 4 servings Servings: 4 Active Time: 35 minutes Total Time: 35 minutes Recipe Description: The cumin and coriander rub in this grilled chicken thigh recipe pairs deliciously with a minty cucumber salad. Chicken thighs can vary widely in size. Ask your butcher to hand-select 4 large thighs for this recipe. If you can only find small chicken thighs, cook 2 per person and reduce the grill time slightly. Recipe Ingredients: 1. 2 cups diced seeded English cucumber (about 1 large) 2. 6 tablespoons chopped fresh mint 3. 3 tablespoons finely chopped red onion 4. 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 5. 2 tablespoons white-wine vinegar 6. 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided 7. 3 cloves garlic, minced 8. 1 teaspoon ground coriander 9. 1 teaspoon ground cumin 10. 4 large boneless, skinless chicken thighs (about 1 1/4 pounds), trimmed Recipe Steps: 1. Preheat grill to medium-high. (No grill? See broiler variation.) 2. Combine cucumber, mint, onion, 2 tablespoons oil, vinegar and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a medium bowl. Set aside. 3. Mash garlic and the remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt in a small bowl until it becomes a paste. Stir in the remaining 1 tablespoon oil, coriander and cumin. Rub the mixture on both sides of each chicken thigh. 4. Grill the chicken thighs until an instant-read thermometer inserted into the thickest part ...

Stomp cervical cancer out of your life!

Posted by Lisa McGovern, Executive Director, Congressional Families Program on | No Comments »

Early Detection - At my eleven-year-old daughter’s annual checkup, our doctor talked to us about getting the vaccine that prevents cervical cancer. We also discussed the need for my fourteen-year--old son to get one. I had a lot of questions, both as a mother and as a woman. January is Cervical Health Awareness Month -- the perfect time to ask those questions, learn more and get answers. Cervical cancer is a silent killer. Human papillomavirus virus or HPV is ...

Awesome Games Done Quick: Thank you for over $1 million and for crashing our website

Posted by Rebecca Evans, Communications Assistant on January 13th, 2014 | No Comments »
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Events - Living and thriving behind a screen doesn’t mean you’re not making an impact. Tell anyone who disagrees that Awesome Games Done Quick raised over $1 million for cancer prevention and early detection in seven days. Awesome Games Done Quick is an annual live streamed speed running marathon organized by Speed Demos Archive that raises funds for the Prevent Cancer Foundation. Speed running involves playing video games as fast as possible. Many gamers have “shticks” to accompany ...

Claudia Henschke to speak at 2014 Dialogue for Action

Posted by Karen Peterson, Vice President, Programs on January 10th, 2014 | No Comments »
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Events - Prevent Cancer Foundation is excited to announce that Claudia Henschke, Ph.D., M.D., will speak on “Lung Cancer Screening: Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going” at the 2014 Dialogue for Action™: Right-Sizing Cancer Screening. As a true pioneer in lung cancer screening and a tireless advocate for patients, Dr. Henschke will share this story as no other person can. Trained first in mathematical statistics and computer science before she decided to become a physician, Dr. Henschke ...