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Go Red for Women: American Heart Month

Go Red for Women is the American Heart Association’s national movement to end heart disease and stroke in women.  » Read more about: Go Red for Women: American Heart Month  »


January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

40 years ago, cervical cancer was the leading cause of cancer death in American women. Since then, the number of deaths has significantly decreased due to increased awareness of the symptoms and testing methods for this disease. Although the numbers have improved, approximately 12,000 women will be diagnosed and 4,120 will die from the disease this year.  » Read more about: January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month  »


Keep Your Holiday Dinners Safe and Fun

With Holiday season upon us, the rush to get all of your food prepared can make you want to cut corners in order to make sure everything gets on the table in time. But did you know that foodborne diseases cause roughly 76 million people to become sick each year?
If you’re cooking for just a few people, or a large group, there are a few safety tips that can help you prevent sickness while still getting everything prepared in a timely manner.  » Read more about: Keep Your Holiday Dinners Safe and Fun  »


Does Coffee Help Prevent Cancer?

Coffee is one of the most universally consumed beverages around. In fact, it is estimated that 83% of American adults drink coffee daily. It is well known that coffee can help to wake you up, but can it actually help prevent cancer?  » Read more about: Does Coffee Help Prevent Cancer?  »


Flu Shots for 2016/2017: What has Changed?

It’s the beginning of flu season, and in order to avoid a high fever, severe aches and a nasty cough, a flu shot could help patients lessen their symptoms or avoid them all together. Since the flu virus is always evolving, scientists are making important changes to how the vaccine is made.  » Read more about: Flu Shots for 2016/2017: What has Changed?  »


Send Them Back to School with Healthy Lunches

It’s almost time for kids to head back to school! You want to make sure they’re eating all of the right kinds of food to fuel their growing bodies, but you also want them to like it. Start packing smarter with these helpful bagged lunch pointers:  » Read more about: Send Them Back to School with Healthy Lunches  »


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