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Cancer Prevention

Foods to Help You Fight Off Colorectal Cancer

Posted by Maggie Klee on March 26th, 2015 | No Comments »

Diet and proper nutrition are vital tools in helping to prevent colorectal cancer. By staying active and packing your diet full of these vitamins and minerals, you can minimize your risk of getting this deadly disease.

Knowledge is Powerful

Posted by Jeanne Ellinport on March 25th, 2015 | No Comments »

The Prevent Cancer Foundation has campaigned for cancer screenings for 30 years. These screening tests are integral to early detection, and early detection leads to saving lives. Combined results from randomized screening trials suggest that mammograms reduce the risk of dying from breast cancer by 15% to 20%, while studies of modern mammogram screening programs in Europe found that the risk of breast cancer death was reduced by more than one-third. When detected early, the ...

Calling All Basketball Fans! Turn the Big Dance into a Fundraiser

Posted by Jessie Edington on March 12th, 2015 | No Comments »

March Madness is back! It’s the biggest month for college basketball as 68 teams enter the NCAA tournament in hopes of winning the national title. This year don’t just watch the competition, get involved while supporting a great cause! How? Simply turn watching the games into a friendly competition and a great fundraiser.

6 Exercise Activities for You and Your Sweetheart

Posted by Monique Smaby on February 13th, 2015 | No Comments »
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Valentine’s Day is usually all about chocolate, candy, jewelry and flowers. This February change it up and add a healthy twist to your date plans. Research has shown that maintaining a healthy diet and exercising regularly can prevent many cancers and reduce other health risks. Exercising with your sweetheart is a fun way to spend time together and do something good for your bodies.