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What’s in your child’s lunchbox?

Fall brings many exciting things—cooler weather, the start of the holiday season and every parent’s favorite time of year: back to school! Readjusting your child’s schedule from lazy summer days to hectic weekday mornings can be a challenge. Between getting everyone up, dressed, fed and out the door on time, mornings are packed! But no […]

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It’s time to observe National Immunization Awareness Month!

As summer comes to a close and kids head back to school, don’t forget to add one more thing to your school supply list: vaccinations. August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM), and it is the perfect time to make sure your kids are protected from preventable viruses that can lead to cancer. HPV When […]

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How to navigate the farmers market like a pro

The farmers market is one of the best places to scoop up delicious foods while supporting local farms and businesses. Whether you’re a farmers market aficionado or a beginner looking to try something new, we’ve put together some tips to help make your farmers market experience the best it can be. Make a game plan […]

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How to stay health-conscious on vacation

Summer is prime vacation time, which means a chance to escape the daily grind and enjoy some time off. It can be easy to adopt a “treat yourself” mentality on vacation, but indulging in too many unhealthy choices can increase your cancer risk. Here are some tips for staying healthy while having fun: Eat wisely […]

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Proud to be a WEGO Health Award nominee – now we need your help to win!

The Prevent Cancer Foundation® was recently nominated to win an award for “Best in Show: Community” from WEGO Health! Each year, WEGO Health recognizes exceptional advocates, influencers and organizations who make a difference in the lives of patients. We are honored to be nominated, and we need your help to reach the final round. From […]

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New CDC registry could help identify link between firefighting and cancer

President Trump last week signed the bipartisan Firefighter Cancer Registry Act of 2018, sponsored by Rep. Chris Collins (R-NY). The bill requires the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) track cancer incidence in firefighters through a voluntary registry. According to the International Association of Fire Fighters, cancer is the number one cause of death […]

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The best life hack? Wear sunscreen.

If you’ve ever had a sunburn, you know it can cause anything from mild discomfort to extreme pain. Recently, a quick sunburn remedy went viral when a woman shared her DIY shaving cream trick to relieve pain and redness. While sunburn remedies can be temporarily helpful, it’s important to remember that no sunburn soothing methods […]

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What you need to know about grilling and cancer

For many Americans, cooking dinner on the grill is the perfect way to spend a summer evening. Unfortunately, some research indicates that cooking meat at very high temperatures (usually by grilling or pan-frying) can form chemicals that change the meat’s DNA and may increase your risk of certain cancers. So far this has only been […]

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This Prime Day, shop to help Prevent Cancer

I admit it: I’m an Amazon addict. The convenience of shopping online and having anything I can imagine delivered to my door in just a few days is a dream come true. Every year I look forward to Prime Day, the day Amazon rolls out massive deals for Amazon Prime members. This year’s Prime Day […]

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Food, fun, and family – healthy 4th of July tips

Every Fourth of July, friends and family gather across the U.S. for fun and celebration. Independence Day parties often include sun, sports, and, of course, scrumptious foods! Here are some tips for staying healthy while having fun: Stay safe in the sun. Wear red in your outfit, not on your skin! Everyone wants to spend time […]