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Are You Sun Smart?

Ever heard “Slip! Slop! Slap! And Wrap!”? It’s a catchphrase that helps us remember how to be safe in the sun. Of course, staying in the shade is at the top of the list. But when it comes to sun exposure, here are the steps to being smart: Slip on a shirt and other clothing. Slop on sunscreen. Slap on a hat. Wrap on sunglasses. The trick to being sunsmart is not just following these steps when spending the day…


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When it Comes to Alcohol, Make Moderation Your Goal

How many social situations for adults are alcohol-free? Most work parties, events with friends, meals at restaurants, and big life celebrations include alcoholic beverages. Drinking is a routine part of life, yet many of us partake without knowing about the…


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What Everyone Needs to Know About Unprotected Sex and Immunization

Research indicates that only 5-10 percent of cancers are hereditary. This means that there is much we can do to reduce our chances of a cancer diagnosis. Being careful in the sun, maintaining a healthy diet, exercising regularly, reducing alcohol…


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What Your Family Tree Can Tell You About Cancer Risk

Tracing the family tree is a hobby many people enjoy. It can be fun to be a family historian, gathering stories and discovering connections to people and places you may never have known about otherwise! Knowing your family’s medical history…


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Its Never Too Late To Quit

It’s no secret that tobacco is a leading cause of cancer. The World Health Organization describes tobacco as the single greatest avoidable risk factor for cancer mortality and estimates that its use kills more than 8 million people worldwide every…

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Can Exercise Lower Your Cancer Risk?

Did you know that lack of exercise is a risk factor for cancer? Even if you eat a healthy diet, don’t smoke, drink alcohol in moderation, and maintain a healthy body weight, a lack of physical activity plays a role…