Prevention & control
You can tell it’s getting close to the holidays when you start seeing pomegranates in the grocery store.
Pasta recipes can provide quick and easy meals when you’re in a rush, or when you need larger portions to feed a crowd. Here are two pasta-style recipes to try for your next gathering. One is made with whole wheat pasta, and the other with zoodles-zucchini noodles.
Studies have disproven several common myths about the fragility of patients with cancer. In fact, research is showing that vigorous exercise, including weight training, can help improve the outcomes of patients undergoing treatment as long as they are physically capable. Exercise stimulates the immune system to help fight cancer, and it also helps relieve stress and releases endorphins that aide in combatting depression.
What do these stinky vegetables—bok choy, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, collard greens, red cabbage, horseradish, kale, mustard greens, Swiss chard and turnips—have in common? They’re some of the members of the cruciferous vegetable family, and they have been linked to reducing risk for heart disease and cancer.
VCU Massey Cancer Center community health educator Polly Cole was recently honored with Virginia Commonwealth University’s highest honor for staff and A&P (administrative and professional) faculty: the 2016 VCU President’s Award of Excellence.