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Jan’s 5K Challenge: Why I Am Walking

Posted by Jan Bresch Mahrer, Exec. V.P. & COO on September 16th, 2010 | 1 Comment »
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Working in the cancer field I know the stats on how many people are affected by cancer each year. How many will be diagnosed. How many will die. What the stats don’t tell me is the heartbreak of a cancer diagnosis on a family, a colleague, or a community. Nothing can ever prepare you for a cancer diagnosis and nothing can ever ease the pain that goes along with its treatment or the loss of a ...

Jan’s 5K Challenge: Does Age Matter?

Posted by Jan Mahrer, Exec. V.P. & COO on September 9th, 2010 | No Comments »
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Yesterday I was wondering what I would write about in this week’s post and came up blank. Until a conversation in the gym this morning made me question – “does age matter?” While on the elliptical a woman I occasionally talk with struck up a conversation.  I’ll be honest, at first I thought about pretending I didn’t hear her, because quite frankly I find it hard to work out and talk at the same time.  For me, ...

EatingWell’s “Healthy In A Hurry” App Makes Eating Healthy Easy

Posted by Prevent Cancer Foundation Staff on September 4th, 2010 | No Comments »
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Research shows that as many as one-third of all cancer deaths are linked to poor diet and physical inactivity.  The Prevent Cancer Foundation communicates the importance of healthy eating as one of the most important cancer risk reduction habits through this blog's weekly EatingWell™ Healthy Recipe feature. And now with the recent introduction of EatingWell’s “Healthy In A Hurry” app, eating healthy is easier than ever. The "Healthy In A Hurry" app works for the iPhone, ...