Squish the Tanning Myths this Summe..

The weather outside heats up. Summer approaches, and you can’t wait to get outside. Soak up sunrays, enjoy barbecues and hear, “You looked so relaxed,” from co-workers when you come into the office Monday morning, when actually you are just tan..

Setting Healthy Habits for Your Kid..

The wellness habits and attitudes formed in childhood play a large role in a child’s future health. Today kicks off Every Kid Healthy Week, a national campaign aimed to combat childhood obesity. Why is obesity an important issue to the Prevent Canc..

Alcohol Use and Cancer..

Too many harmful accidents and premature deaths are related to alcohol use every year. Cancers caused by excessive drinking are responsible for 200,000 deaths in the United States every year. April is Alcohol Awareness Month and a perfect time to dis..

World Health Day 2015: From Farm to..

It’s World Health Day! Every year, the World Health Organization chooses a global public health concern to focus on. This year, it’s food safety. Over 200 diseases, including cancer, are caused by unsafe food containing harmful bacteria, parasite..

Prevention is a Year-Round Effort..

Today’s guest blog is by Emily White, Advocacy Manager for Fight Colorectal Cancer. Colorectal cancer isn’t a phrase that rolls off the tongue easily. It’s not a “sexy” cancer that people like talking about. In fact, I was uncomf..

Congress Solved the Obesity Crisis..

This morning, Congress passed a bill to finally solve the obesity crisis in America. They voted to raise the body mass index (BMI), setting the new normal weight at 28-31.9, which were previously considered overweight or obese. Thousands of Americans..