Lung cancer; what you should know


According to the American Cancer Society, lung cancer accounts for more deaths than any other cancer in both men and women in the United States. An estimated 158,040 deaths were expected to have occurred in 2015 from lung cancer. Wisconsin had an estimated 3,050 deaths from lung cancer. Prevention: There is no definite way to […]

Recipe: Quinoa corn soup

Quinoa corn soup

When I find a recipe to share, I often have to make adjustments to make it healthier. Sometimes I find substitutions to reduce the salt in a recipe or ways to cut down on fat. This recipe, however, is good just as it is. It’s from The Spoonriver Cookbook by Brenda Langton. (Photo courtesy of […]

Pregnant this summer? Here are 17 ways to beat the heat.


Did you know that from 2009 through 2014, July, August and September were the top months for babies to be born? It also means that many expectant moms are 7-, 8- or 9 months pregnant during the summer. With the exception of conception in September or October, most moms-to-be will experience the heat of summer […]

Keep your knees pain-free this summer


Whether you are active or a self-proclaimed couch potato, your knees take a lot of wear and tear. According to the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons, more than 10 million people made appointments with their healthcare clinicians for knee-related pain and injuries in 2010. And it’s no wonder the number is so high. People are […]

Recipe: pizza sauce


Pizza seems to be one of those comfort foods for many folks yet considered a not-so-healthy choice. There are many ways to make your pizza healthier and the sauce if one item that could use a makeover. Making pizza sauce is not hard and not all pizza sauces have to be tomato based. A basil […]

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