Prevent Cancer? There’s a vaccine for that.

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As parents, the wellness and safety of our children is always our highest priority. So, what if you could do something today to help protect their future health, and even prevent some types of cancers? While not all are preventable, you can vaccinate your child against human papillomavirus (HPV)-related diseases. There is currently a worldwide […]

Can You Prevent Colon Cancer?

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Nearly 100,000 Americans will get diagnosed with colon cancer this year, making it one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in both men and women. And while our ability to diagnose and treat colon cancer has improved greatly over the decades, the question of whether there’s anything you can do to actually prevent getting it […]

Resources to Help You Run Amazing

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Have you signed up for one of the races during Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital Amazing Half Marathon Weekend on March 11 and 12? The event features kids’ races, a 5K, 10K and half marathon, providing a great opportunity for everyone in your family to participate. Preparing for any race requires dedication and […]

Fitness and Technology: Tools to Help You Lose Weight

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Your heart is a muscle, and just like any other muscle it needs exercise to stay healthy. A sedentary lifestyle is one of the top risk factors for heart disease. People who are inactive, overweight and have a poor diet are twice as likely to develop heart disease than an active person. Excess pounds do […]

If You Really Want To Win Someone’s Heart, Give Dark Chocolate This Valentine’s Day

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Milk chocolate, with its velvety mouth-feel and intense sweetness, may be irresistible, but dark chocolate can provide far more health benefits for your sweetheart’s heart health. Look for dark chocolate that contains at least 65 percent cacao, the pure form of raw chocolate packed with flavonoids and antioxidants. These compounds can repair damaged cells, lower […]