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10 Ways to Boost Your Physical Activity

Today, less than 60 percent of adults are physically active on a regular basis, and 25 percent aren’t active at all. We understand that between work, school, family, and friends, getting to the gym can be hard. After all, the number one reason why people don’t exercise is because they don’t have time. Well, we’re happy to say that even if you can’t make it to a gym, there are still plenty of ways you can increase your physical activity while just going about your normal day.

How Diagnostic Imaging is Identifying These Common Spring Sports Injuries

We all know that one of the best ways to stay healthy is to exercise regularly. To take a little pain out of the grueling task that is exercising, many of us turn to sports. With spring now here, soccer, football, and baseball players (just to name a few) are all eager to hit the field. And though sports most often improve your health, they’re also notoriously known for damaging it. If you experience one of these common sports injuries, these are the diagnostic imaging tests that can help determine its severity.

Health Benefits of Walking

Moderate physical activity has many proven benefits for overall health — from losing excess weight to lowering a person’s risk of of cardiovascular disease and cancer. So why do so many people avoid it?

Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Health

As spring is the season of renewal, there is no time better than now to spring clean your health! See below for some simple tips to get you started:

Celebrating International Women’s Day

In honor of International Women’s Day and in tandem with Women’s History Month, we wanted to highlight just some of the influential women in the cancer field.

2017 New Year’s Resolutions Check In!

Making a New Year’s resolution is the fun part, it’s keeping it that’s the hard part. Whether you have lost some motivation, or are part of the other 50% still going strong, here are some goals you can easily set for February to improve your health!

Recent Study: Link Between Stress and Heart Attacks

If your New Year's resolution was to stress less, we have an important reason as to why you should follow through. In a recent study, researchers used brain imaging techniques to find that people with more active amygdalas have a higher risk of heart attack or stroke.

Report: Cancer Death Rate Down 25 Percent Since 1991

According to the annual statistics reporting from the American Cancer Society, death rates from cancer have dropped 25 percent since its peak in 1991. Due to certain lifestyle changes (decrease in smokers), coupled with advancements in cancer treatments and earlier detection — we’ve averted millions of deaths!

Top 5 Health News Stories of 2016

From new findings in cancer risk factors to the long-term effects of chemo on childhood cancer survivors - this year brought no shortage of health-related articles to the surface. Here are our picks for top 5 significant headlines from 2016:

New Year’s Health Resolutions

When it comes to New Year’s Resolutions, often times people shoot for the moon - only to fail. There's a reason for that and we have some tips to help avoid it!