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U.S. Cancer Rates Decline Result of Better Screening, Focus on Prevention

Posted by Prevent Cancer Foundation Staff on March 29th, 2012 | No Comments »
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A study released Wednesday reports that cancer rates in the U.S. have continued to decline. Since 1999, new cancer cases have been dropping by half a percent each year. Overall, the cancer death rate has declined by 1.5 percent in adults and 1.7 percent in children annually. The findings include almost every cancer case reported in the U.S. through 2008 and come from a report generated by several government agencies and other organizations, including the ...

My Meatless March: Week 3

Posted by PCF Admin on March 28th, 2012 | No Comments »
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As I’m nearing the end of the month, I have to say that the latter weeks of my Meatless March have been much more challenging than the earlier ones. Going out to eat has gotten more difficult and staring down a plate of bacon at brunch takes a lot of willpower. I actually resorted to standing next to the table and smelling it instead of eating it. However, I am happy to report that I am ...

Healthy Recipes: Raspberry, Avocado & Mango Salad

Posted by Jim Wood, Director, Digital Media on March 23rd, 2012 | No Comments »
Raspberry, Avocado & Mango Salad

Yield: 5 servings, about 2 cups each Servings: 5 Prep Time: 25 minutes Total Time: 25 minutes Recipe Description: Pureed berries give the tangy wine vinegar dressing a creamy texture that gently clings to the lettuce and fruit. This is a salad to enjoy when fresh berries are in the market. Recipe Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups fresh raspberries, divided 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 cup red-wine vinegar 1 small clove garlic, coarsely chopped 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 8 cups mixed salad ...

Healthy Recipes: Grilled Fish Tacos

Posted by Jim Wood, Director, Digital Media on March 16th, 2012 | 1 Comment »
Grilled Fish Tacos

Yield: 6 servings, 2 tacos each Servings: 6 Prep Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 50 minutes To Make Ahead: Prepare coleslaw (Step 2) up to 4 hours ahead. Recipe Description: Instead of deep-frying the fish for these fish tacos, we coat the fish with a flavor-packed chile rub and grill it instead. Make sure the fillets are no more than 1/2 to 3/4 inch thick so they cook quickly. Sometimes flipping fish on the grill can be tricky since the ...