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The 5K Introduced me to Cancer Prevention

Posted by Maggie Klee on May 19th, 2015 | No Comments »
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Aside from countless hours of practice, performing at basketball games and perfecting our national’s routines, it was always an important goal of the American University Dance Team to give back. As a team member, every year we searched for local fundraisers to participate in. Since everyone is impacted by cancer we were excited when we found the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s 5K.

Breakaway from Cancer Turns 10

Posted by Jeanne Ellinport on May 18th, 2015 | No Comments »
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The Prevent Cancer Foundation is proud to be a part of the Amgen Tour of California’s Breakaway from Cancer raising awareness of each stage of cancer (or prevention of cancer) and early detection to all tour festival goers.

Bright Spring Pasta Recipe

Posted by Monique Smaby on May 12th, 2015 | No Comments »
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Spring produce offers a delicious variety of vegetables to include in pasta dishes. Spinach, asparagus, green beans and peas are all nutritious spring vegetables that contribute to a healthy diet and pair well with pasta dishes. A healthy, balanced diet includes eating the recommended amount of fruits and vegetables, whole grains, avoid red and processed meats, limit sugary foods and minimizing alcohol consumption. Eating habits impact overall health and healthy eating habits aid in cancer ...

Squish the Tanning Myths this Summer

Posted by Maggie Klee on May 11th, 2015 | No Comments »
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The weather outside heats up. Summer approaches, and you can’t wait to get outside. Soak up sunrays, enjoy barbecues and hear, “You looked so relaxed,” from co-workers when you come into the office Monday morning, when actually you are just tan. What you may not know is your tan is killing you. There is no such thing as a safe tan. Tanning is a sign of sun damage and can lead to skin cancer, which ...