These 4 Healthy Habits Can Cut Your Cancer Risk By 40%

File Photo   You’ve heard that maintaining a healthy lifestyle can lower your risk of developing cancer, but new research shows just how much of an impact it can have. According to a new study published in the journal JAMA Oncology, up to 40 percent of cancer cases can be prevented by making small healthy…

Students at Altizer Elementary learn about healthy choices

The Herald-Dispatch | Lori Wolfe/The Herald-Dispatch Students participate in a yoga and dance class conducted by Jennifer Anderson of Barboursville as part of Healthy Lifestyles Day on Thursday, May 19, 2016, at Altizer Elementary School in Huntington.     HUNTINGTON – Students and teachers at Altizer Elementary School broke away from their normal routines Thursday…

Healthy Living Could Prevent Half of Deaths from Cancer

Credit: udra11 | Shutterstock.com     Following a healthy lifestyle – which includes maintaining a healthy weight, exercising regularly and refraining from smoking – may prevent cancer, a new study finds.   Healthy lifestyle choices could potentially prevent 20 to 40 percent of cancer cases and about half of cancer deaths, the study found.  …

For Healthy Aging, Stay In Control

File Photo   In his latest book, Charles Duhigg, the author of bestsellers like The Power of Habit, Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business, and now, Smarter, Faster, Better: The Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business, describes how a group of seniors changed the daily routines they were supposed…

Many turning digital to get, stay healthy

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Yoga for healthy body, strong mind

People often report they are calmer after regular practice of yoga. | (Photo: Cathy Yeulet, Getty Images/Hemera)   With its origins in the ancient East, yoga has gained massive popularity in the modern world.   Its image has evolved from those photos of the extraordinary practice of unbelievably flexible cotton-clad ascetics in India and the…

Stores launch healthy eating scheme

Healthy food luanch: from left, Zach Moniz, general manager of Lindo’s, David Kendell, director, Department of Health, Gary Schuman, president of Marketplace and minister Jeanne Atherden.   Supermarkets across the island have teamed up with the Bermuda Government to launch a new healthy eating initiative.   The “Saver the Flavour: Eat Well for Less” programme…

Eating Healthy Could Make You More Sociable, Improve Cognitive Function

Children who ate more nutritional diets were shown to have improved social behavior in a new study. Pixabay, public domain   Eating a healthy diet as a child may have an impact on your social development and make you more friendly and socially active, according to a new study out of the University of Pennsylvania….

How to Maintain a Healthy Lifestyle through a Healthy Diet

File: Photo   Presentation By Neeta Pahwa   HOUSTON: IACAN organizes activities which provide emotional and physical support to cancer survivors and their care givers. The group consists of people who have been affected by cancer directly or indirectly and the activities help them socialize and share experiences. This interaction helps alleviate the fear of…

Why is a carrot orange, and why is it so healthy?

NC Research Campus   The health benefits of carrots have long been known, but new research recently conducted at the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis is creating an even better understanding of Bugs Bunny’s favorite snack.   Dr. Massimo Iorizzo joined N.C. State University’s Plants for Human Health Institute (PHHI) at the NCRC in the summer…

‘Healthy Ohio’ proposal is anything but

Policy Matters Ohio says proposed changes to the state’s Medicaid program will result in less access to health care and more cost to the state. (Photo: File photo)   Wendy Patton is a senior project director with Policy Matters Ohio.   A quarter of Ohioans get health insurance through Medicaid. Why? Because they’re too young,…