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High-fives and Health Care at the Iowa State Fair

Posted by Lisa Han on September 10th, 2015 | No Comments »
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The Iowa State Fair was never a place I imagined visiting. But last week I found myself in the Farm Bureau tent at the Prevent Cancer Foundation and John Stoddard Cancer Center’s Health Awareness and Cancer Screening Booth. This is the ninth year the Foundation has been a part of the Fair. In the middle of an abundance of fried and sugary snacks, and a stream of presidential hopefuls biting into pork chops, shaking hands ...

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Posted by Maggie Klee on September 9th, 2015 | No Comments »

As summer comes to an end it’s time to get serious, not just about work and other responsibilities, but about your health. September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and a critical time to discuss your prostate health with your doctor. Did you know that prostate cancer is the second most common cancer diagnosed in men in the United States? Every year, more than 233,000 men will be told they have prostate cancer.

Roasted Cauliflower

Posted by Monique Smaby on August 27th, 2015 | No Comments »

Cauliflower is a versatile vegetable that takes on many different flavors and pairs well with meats and fish. Now is the perfect time to pick up some fresh cauliflower at your local farmer’s market or grocery store because its peak season is right around the corner.

September 30 Day Challenge: 5K Training Plan

Posted by Teresa Howes on August 26th, 2015 | No Comments »

Fall Back on Track with this 30 Day 5K Training Plan! This is exciting! Several Months ago the Prevent Cancer Foundation reached out to me about their 7th Annual 5K Walk/Run at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. which will be held on October 4, 2015. They were looking for support with a 5K training plan for their members and creating awareness for their charge. You don’t have to ask me twice to help promote cancer prevention and exercising more! So here ...