October – National Breast Cancer Awareness

October 1, 2016

Breast cancer is the second most common kind of cancer in women. About 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will get breast cancer at some point. The good news is that many women can survive breast cancer if it’s found and treated early. A mammogram – the screening test for breast… Read more »

September – National Childhood Obesity Awareness

September 1, 2016

One in 3 children in the United States is overweight or obese. Childhood obesity puts kids at risk for health problems that were once seen only in adults, like type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease. he good news? Childhood obesity can be prevented. Communities, health professionals, and families can work together to… Read more »