Even those with the best of intentions often struggle to motivate themselves to work out. An expert in human evolutionary biology says we’re not lazy -- we’re just following in the footsteps of our ancestors.
Strong reading skills are an incredibly important asset, creating a strong foundation for advanced learning. But many children struggle with reading, which makes school difficult and frustrating. There are specific things that can cause reading difficulty, and ways to prevent it.
While Latinas have a 28 percent lower breast cancer incidence rate, their tumors tend to be at a later stage when discovered. What’s more, a recent study found that Puerto Ricans, Mexicans and Cubans have higher mortality rates than Central and South American women.
The Susan G. Komen 21st Annual Race for the Cure will take place Saturday morning at Bayfront Park and the surrounding neighborhood. There will be a survivor procession at 7:30 a.m., followed by a 5K-timed run at 8:45 a.m., then an untimed-5K walk/run at 9 a.m. There also will be a tot run for children ages 2-7.
Angeles Almuna, a photographer, stylist and blogger in the Miami fashion scene, learned she had stage three breast cancer last year. She’s been documenting her journey on Instagram, where she has found much support.
Thanks to a variety of treatment options for advanced-stage and high-risk cancer patients, in many cases late-stage cancer can be considered a “chronic disease” that people live with for decades. Twenty years ago, doctors were able to cure about 60 percent of breast cancer cases. Today, it’s 80 percent.
When Norma Bauerschmidt was diagnosed with uterine cancer, she took off on the open road to see the country with her son and daughter-in-law. Their journey has been chronicled on the Facebook page Driving Miss Norma, which has more than 493,000 likes.
As we settle into fall, there’s no better time to establish health and wellness habits for your family. For children and adolescents to learn and develop to their full potential, it is important that they establish healthy eating, exercise and sleep habits from an early age. Maintaining a healthy weight throughout their young years will significantly increase your child’s chances of being a healthy adult.