10 Steps to Reduce Cancer

10 Steps to Reduce Cancer

According to the American Cancer Institute for Cancer Research the following 10 diet and lifestyle changes can help reduce the risk of developing cancer. Not smoking and avoiding other exposure to tobacco and excess sun are also important in reducing cancer risk....
Pollution Can Affect Your Health

Pollution Can Affect Your Health

Steps You Can Take to Reduce Health Effects from Air Pollution Studies have shown that air pollution can trigger heart attacks, strokes and worsen heart failure in people who are at risk for these conditions. If you have a heart condition, you could benefit by...
Clear Communication

Clear Communication

Taking an active role in your health. Going to the doctor can be intimidating. You can be more active in your health care by talking with your doctor. It’s important to be honest and upfront about your symptoms even if you feel embarrassed or shy. Have an open...
Veggie Variety

Veggie Variety

Any vegetable or 100% vegetable juice counts as a member of the Vegetable Group. Vegetables may be raw or cooked; fresh, frozen, canned, or dried/dehydrated; and may be whole, cut-up, or mashed. Based on their nutrient content, vegetables are organized into 5...
Sometimes You Just Can’t Beat the Heat

Sometimes You Just Can’t Beat the Heat

Heat Related Illness and How to Get Out of the Heat. Take measures to stay cool, remain hydrated, and keep informed. Getting too hot can make you sick. You can become ill from the heat if your body can’t compensate for it and properly cool you off. The main things...