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March is National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month Simple Changes Help You “Put Your Best Fork Forward” National Nutrition Month campaign was created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to bring attention to the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound physical activity habits. The theme for this year is “Put Your Best Fork Forward,” which…

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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Colorectal Cancer: Preventable and Treatable with Proper Screening The CDC reports that, among cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer (cancer of the colon or rectum) is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S. Each year, approximately 140,000 Americans are diagnosed with colorectal cancer,…

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Kidneys, Kidney Month
March is National Kidney Month

March is National Kidney Month! Don’t Ignore the “Silent Killer” The kidneys are the body’s chemical factories, filtering waste and performing vital functions that control things like red blood cell production and blood pressure. But over time, your kidneys can become damaged with little or no physical symptoms to warn you there might be trouble….

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Love Your Heart

Today’s Choices Prevent Future Threats Guess what? You’re never too young—or too old—to take care of your heart. Preventing heart disease, and all cardiovascular diseases, is easy when you make smart decisions now that will pay great dividends the rest of your life. Lack of exercise, a poor diet, and other unhealthy habits can take…

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