Building a healthy eating pattern has major health benefits. It can help people reach or stay at a healthy body weight, get the nutrients they need, and lower the risk of serious health problems — like heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and some types of cancers. But, as you probably already know, patients may not know how to get started with incorporating healthy food choices into their everyday routines.…
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Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. The most dangerous kind of skin cancer is called melanoma. The good news is that skin cancer can almost always be cured when it’s found and treated early. This May, help spread the word about strategies to prevent skin cancer or detect it early on.…
Regular physical activity is good for everyone’s health — and people of all ages and body types can be physically active. During National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, help spread the word about the benefits of getting active.
healthfinder.gov provides toolkits for several National Health Observances, including National Physical Fitness and Sports Month in May.…
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