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Jan’s 5K Challenge: It Took the Dog

Posted by PCF Admin on July 8th, 2010 | No Comments »
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Exercise Daily / Healthy Eating - A friend commented that my blog posts about “my challenge” for the Prevent Cancer Foundation 5K  seem to be focused on others – and not me – and wondered why? Speed Bump The truth? It’s been far easier to focus on those who have jumped on the challenge wagon and are doing great, then admit I’m hanging off the side bumping along.   At one point, it looked like I might soon become road kill. Actually, I’ve done really well with eating healthy, but getting myself back on a good, natural exercise routine has been tougher.  Over the last couple of months, I’d become a slug: lying in bed every morning watching TV or reading, rather than going to the gym or taking a power walk.  Saddest of all, I’m naturally a morning person, so if I don’t do it then, it’s not happening. Canine Intervention What got me back on track?  My dog Grae.  Because I’m renting a place that doesn’t allow pets, Grae isn’t with me full-time.  But a couple of weeks ago, I had him for 10 days and he quickly  reminded me that if I don’t give him a good walk in the morning I’ll find “presents” he’d made for me during ...

Tips for Eating Smart While Dining Out

Posted by Ann G. Kulze, M.D. on July 6th, 2010 | No Comments »
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Healthy Eating - Editor's Note: Ann G. Kulze, M.D. is a noted nutrition and wellness expert, physician and member of the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s board of directors. This post is part one of a two part series on healthy eating while traveling. Summer travel means dining out and dining out comes with a host of forces that can work against you on the wellness front. Take advantage of the following guiding principles to transform this high risk eating endeavor into ...

“Poker Bride” Honors Tutera, Donates to Foundation

Posted by Linda Chastain, Director of Special Events on June 29th, 2010 | No Comments »
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Outreach - Nicole Goodman and her fiancée Dwayne were chosen to be the first couple to receive the wedding of their dreams on the premiere episode of the new season of “My Fair Wedding,” hosted by lifestyle guru and Prevent Cancer Foundation board member, David Tutera. Jackpot! Before David chose the couple, they were finding it difficult to have the wedding they wanted and to stick to the budget they had. He talked with Nicole and Dwayne and found ...

Foundation’s future as a powerful builder of collaborations praised.

Posted by Janet Hudson on June 25th, 2010 | No Comments »
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25th Anniversary / Outreach - The Prevent Cancer Foundation’s future as a powerful builder of collaborations springs from 25 years of groundbreaking, innovative programs that brought together all the stakeholders around cancer prevention.  Speaking on the road from the Amgen Tour of California (ATOC) and the Breakaway from Cancer campaign, Kathryn West congratulated the Prevent Cancer Foundation on their Silver Jubilee, “…(the) Foundation is poised to be the eminent group on (cancer) prevention and early detection education…” Check out video! Editors Note: ...