Pink Newspaper Omits Prevention
Cancer / Exercise / Food as Reward / Sugar

Pink Newspaper Omits Prevention

Once again our local newspaper turned pink in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month but left out any mention of prevention. The American Institute for Cancer Prevention (AICR) recommends a combination of a healthy diet, regular physical activity and healthy body weight to lower the risk of cancer. The AICR estimates that 38 percent of all breast cancer … Continue reading

FIT Kids Act
Exercise / Policy

FIT Kids Act

Here is my Letter to the Editor published in the Lexington Herald- Leader on Oct 3, 2013 : Childhood obesity has reached epidemic proportions, increasing our children’s risk for heart disease and stroke. Regular physical activity is critical to ensuring a brighter, healthier future for our nation’s youth. But not enough kids are physically active, … Continue reading