Healthy cooking can be daunting for some people. But it is fun and easy—and the food tastes delicious! Check to see if your community offers healthy cooking classes. Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Nancy Pappas Apr 10, 2013.
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States; 1 in every 4 deaths is from heart disease and stroke, equal to 2,200 deaths per day. How will you make heart-healthy choices…Continue
Started Feb 20, 2013
For over 60 years, CDC has been dedicated to protecting health and promoting quality of life through the prevention and control of disease, injury, and disability. We are committed to programs that reduce the health and economic consequences of the leading causes of death and disability, thereby ensuring a long, productive, healthy life for all people.
For more information on the CDC visit: www.cdc.gov
All communities deserve opportunities for healthy living, such as better food options, safer streets for walking and biking, more places to play, and more ways for children to be active during and after school.
However, cost, lack of access, and/or a busy modern life can make healthy living difficult.…Continue
Posted on October 1, 2013 at 9:31am
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a chance to raise awareness about the importance of screening and the early detection of breast cancer. About 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will get breast cancer at some point during her life. After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common kind…Continue
Posted on October 1, 2013 at 9:29am
This September is Whole Grains Month, a time to encourage your family and community to eat more whole grains. Grains provide the fiber and nutrients our bodies need to stay healthy. And people who eat whole grains as part of a healthy diet are at lower risk for some chronic diseases.
What are whole…Continue
Posted on September 23, 2013 at 8:28am
It's back to school time again, and educators, parents, and kids are focused on making this year as successful as possible. Did you know that teens who receive mostly As are almost twice as likely to get the CDC-recommended daily 60 minutes of physical…Continue
Posted on September 20, 2013 at 10:54am