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“Dr. Derm” Explains the Importance of Skin Cancer Prevention and Early Detection

Posted by PCF Admin on May 5th, 2011 | No Comments »
Dr. Derm

You might wonder how a dermatologist can save a life. The answer is simple: skin cancers – we find them, we treat them and we feel great about it! Your skin is your biggest organ; the organ that plays a vital role not just in your appearance, but on your immune system and your ability to maintain an ideal body temperature and metabolism. What can you do to make the most out of your visit to ...

Healthy Recipes: Mediterranean Tuna Antipasto Salad

Posted by Janet Hudson on April 29th, 2011 | No Comments »
Mediterranean Tuna Antipasto Salad

Packed with protein and fiber, this tuna and bean salad is ready in a flash. Serve with warm, crusty bread or pack it in a pita for a sandwich. For an extra kick, add a pinch of crushed red pepper or cayenne. 4 servings Active Time: 25 minutes  Total Time: 25 minutes Ingredients 1 15- to 19-ounce can beans, such as chickpeas, black-eyed peas or kidney beans, rinsed 2 5- to 6-ounce cans water-packed chunk light tuna, drained and flaked ...

Healthy Recipes: Lemon – Dill Green Beans

Posted by Janet Hudson on April 22nd, 2011 | No Comments »
Lemon-Dill Green Beans

This lemon and dill vinaigrette is a natural complement to green beans. It's also great tossed with steamed asparagus or drizzled over sliced fresh tomatoes. 4 servings, about 1 cup each  Active Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 25 minutes Ingredients 1 pound green beans, trimmed 4 teaspoons chopped fresh dill 1 tablespoon minced shallot 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon whole-grain mustard 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper Preparation Bring an inch of water to a boil in a large saucepan fitted ...

Part II: The Super Colon Lady Gets a Colonoscopy

Posted by Janet Hudson on February 23rd, 2011 | No Comments »

Yes, that’s me!  Strange as it might seem, it is a good moniker to have if you travel with a 20 ft. long, 8 ft. high giant inflatable colon.  The Prevent Cancer Super Colon™ exhibit helps bring colorectal cancer awareness, and a message of early detection, to communities all across America.  If you read Part I: The Super Colon Lady Gets a Colonoscopy you know that, like many people, I had been dragging my feet about ...