World Cancer Day 2017

Cancer is the leading cause of death around the world. Every year, approximately 12.7 million people are diagnosed with cancer and 7.6 million of them will die from the disease.

For World Cancer Day in 2017, individuals and organizations are adopting the “We can. I can” approach to cancer. This means that organizations and individuals will both do their part to reduce the global burden of cancer.

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How to Eat More Fruits and Veggies

According to the Produce for Better Health Foundation, 90% of adults and children don’t eat the proper amount of fruits and vegetables in their daily diets! Poor diet and exercise plans can cause disease, poor weight management, and reduced motivation. This month, take a look at you and your family’s diets and exercises and see if there are ways you can improve. We’ve included a few tips that might help ease the process. 

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5 Everyday Causes of Back Pain

When your back is healthy and everything is working the way it should, you don’t tend to think about maintaining a healthy spine. But when your back is in pain, it can be debilitating. Did you know a lot of the activities we do every day have an impact on the overall health of our spine? To help you, we have outlined the top 5 everyday activities that cause back pain.

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Healthy Meals for Diabetics

If you have diabetes, managing your diet is one of the most important factors in maintaining your health. 

Affecting one out of every 11 people, diabetes causes higher than normal glucose levels in the bloodstream. Since the food we eat can raise the amount of sugar in our bodies, it is important to eat the right things. 

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