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Help your kids stay active all wint..

When you’re trapped inside avoiding harsh temperatures and mountains of snow, it can be tough to feel motivated to stay active. A cold, windy day makes everyone want to curl up on the couch with hot cocoa and a movie—but regular physical exercise..

Help Raise Awareness about the Link..

Though cancer affects people of all races and ethnicities, there is a greater disease burden for certain populations. This is also true for viruses that are linked to cancer. Human papillomavirus (HPV), hepatitis B and hepatitis C are preventable vir..

At Thanksgiving dinner, talk about ..

Stuffing, pies, football, parades and family―what’s not to love about Thanksgiving? Kicking off the holiday season, Thanksgiving brings the whole family together for a day of giving thanks, catching up, and of course, eating delicious food. Thank..

Finally kick your smoking habit dur..

Lung cancer is one of the most deadly forms of cancer for both men and women―it is responsible for about 30 percent of all cancer deaths in the United States. Every year, the country recognizes November as Lung Cancer Awareness Month to focus on le..

Lighten up Thanksgiving..

Many traditional Thanksgiving dishes are not exactly known for their nutritional benefits. The Calorie Control Council estimates the average American will consume about 4,500 calories from Thanksgiving dinner, and snacking before and after. That’s ..

Halloween doesn’t have to scream ..

Even before October 31 arrives, candy is everywhere. At festivals, hayrides, pumpkin patches, parties—fall activities (especially those for kids) are full of sweets. Kids consume up to 7,000 calories on Halloween day alone. But as childhood obesity..