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New Study Finds How Much Exercise Is Needed to Prevent Colon Cancer

October 6, 2016

Whenever I check my weight at the gym, I’m always reminded of an old Citi Card commercial. It shows a man stepping on the scale at his gym and weighing in at 249 pounds. With a determined look on his face, he puts on his headphones, runs... read more

Why E-Cigarettes May Not Lower Your Cancer Risk

September 22, 2016

Anne of Green Gables was always a family favorite in my household growing up. Well, a favorite among the girls, at least. We had a fuzzy copy of it on VHS that we watched time and time again until we had all the lines memorized and we could... read more

Ovarian Cancer Awareness: Subtle Symptoms Every Woman Should Recognize

September 6, 2016

In the months following my husband’s cancer diagnosis, I admit that I became a bit of a hypochondriac. Every headache, abdominal cramp, achy joint or sniffle had me running to WebMD to research my symptoms to find out what it could possibly mean. Within a matter... read more

Tips for a Healthy Back to School Routine

August 16, 2016

There’s a photo that my friends like to share on my Facebook page at the start of every school year. It shows two parents enjoying mimosas and giving each other a high five as their children board the bus for the first day of school. It... read more

Exercises That Relieve Stress and Improve Digestion

July 21, 2016

Stress can be a real pain the gut. According to the American Psychological Association (APA), one third of all Americans are dealing with extreme stress, and nearly half of all Americans report that their stress levels have increased over the past five years. With busy schedules, families to... read more