Breast Cancer Awareness

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month: What You Need to Know and How You Can Help Thanks to earlier detection –through screening and increased awareness— and better treatments, a woman’s risk of dying of breast dropped 38 percent between the late 1980s and 2014, translating into 297,300 fewer breast cancer deaths during that time. However, [...]

PRE Fights Child Obesity

Sarah Russo, Culinary Manager of Chicago-based food startup PRE(r) Brands, guides a Common Threads student through a cooking lesson at PRE's kitchen in Chicago's River North neighborhood.

PRE® Brands Partners with Common Threads to Help Fight Childhood Obesity Better-for-you Food Brand Sets Goal to Send 300 Under-served Chicago Kids to Cooking School PRE® Brands, purveyors of better-for-you food, including a line of 100% grass fed and grass finished premium beef, will donate a portion of proceeds for every package of ground beef sold in the Chicago [...]

Walnuts for Wellness

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Consuming Walnuts May Help Keep the Gut Healthy, Says New Animal Research Walnuts may help increase beneficial bacteria Conclusions from a new animal study suggest that walnut consumption may be beneficial for digestive health by increasing the amount of good probiotic-type bacteria in the gut.1 Walnuts do this by acting as a prebiotic to help nourish [...]

Lupus Health & Wellness Day

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Hospital for Special Surgery Hosts LANtern® Lupus Health & Wellness Day event Systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus) can be a confusing and challenging autoimmune illness, affecting multiple organ systems, but with culturally tailored education and emotional support, those affected can become empowered to take charge of their condition. Today, Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), a world [...]

Tobacco-Free Kids

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Oregon Will Be Third State to Raise Tobacco Age to 21 Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids The Oregon Legislature has taken bold action to protect kids from tobacco addiction and save lives by voting to prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone under 21. Lawmakers gave final approval to the [...]

Global Running Day with Westin

Beginning on Global Running Day through the month of June, Westin will add reflective accessories to the brand’s Gear Lending program in response to a growing global demand among travelers, who are sweating before sunrise. (PRNewsfoto/Marriott International, Inc.)

Westin Hotels & Resorts Salutes The Early Rising Running Community Study Reveals Travelers Are Up Before the Sun to Reclaim their Well-Being Routine Beginning on Global Running Day, Westin Pilots Reflective Gear, Adding to the Brand’s Popular & Pioneering Gear Lending Program In celebration of Global Running Day, Westin Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott [...]

Kaiser Fights Mental Health Stigma

Kaiser Permanente Launches “Find Your Words” Campaign to Fight Stigma Around Mental Health - find out more at FindYourWords.org

Kaiser Permanente Launches “Find Your Words” Campaign to Fight Stigma Around Mental Health Efforts also include $1.5 million in behavioral health grants for schools According to a recent report published by Mental Health America, over 40 million Americans are dealing with a mental health concern—more than the populations of New York and Florida combined. Even [...]

Dangers of Weight Cycling

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Body Weight Fluctuations Linked to More Deaths in People with Coronary Artery Disease Repeated cycles of weight loss and gain may be linked to higher risk for stroke, heart attack, and death in people with pre-existing coronary artery disease, according to a study published online April, 5 in the New England Journal of Medicine. Led by researchers [...]

Celebrate Almonds

Marisa Moore, RDN shares heart-smart snacks in honor of Almond Day.

Celebrate Almond Day The Entire Month Of February With Versatile Recipes & Heart-Smart Tips Registered Dietitian Nutritionist & Food Blogger Marisa Moore Shares “Almonds Five Ways” Recipes and Lifestyle Tips In honor of Almond Day on February 16, California Almonds and Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Marisa Moore are teaming up to offer 20 new, versatile almond snack recipes, along [...]

For Moms-to-Be

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March of Dimes Offers 9 New Year’s Resolutions on Healthy Pregnancy for Moms-to-Be If you’re a woman who’s pregnant or planning a baby this season, make a New Year’s resolution to be as healthy as you can, says the March of Dimes Foundation. The first step is to start taking a daily multivitamin containing the B vitamin [...]