Member Center:Create Account|Log InManage Account|Log Out Home News Decision 2018 Podcasts Newsletter TV Radio Weather About LIFESTYLE TV11 TV8 TVone GNN i94-FM Isla63-AM Auto Beauty & Style Entertainment Food Health Home/Family Money Pets Tech Travel VideoBytes Press Releases United Plane Pull raises almost $25K to help fight cancer Posted: Wednesday, October 17, 2018 12:18 AM EDTUpdated: Wednesday, October 17, 2018 12:18 AM EDTBy Dave [email protected] The 13th Annual United Plane Pull "Towing the Line to Save Lives" event raised close to $25,000, which directly and equally benefitted Plane Pull beneficiaries American Cancer Society and Guam Cancer Care. Forty teams registered to tow the line in the fight against cancer. The annual Plane Pull event, which is organized and sponsored by United employees, has attracted more than 11,000 participants throughout the past 13 years and has raised more than $340,000 for local charities. Sam Shinohara, … [Read more...] about United Plane Pull raises almost $25K to help fight cancer
Foods that help fight cancer
A husband and wife living on Universal Credit as their six-year-old son battles a life-threatening brain tumour say they are sometimes force to eat his leftover hospital food. Rachel and Chris Nelson both quit their freelance jobs when their son Blaise was diagnosed so they could care for him. The Manchester family, including four-year-old daughter Asha, are living on just £552 a month through Universal Credit, or less than £130 a week. They're in such dire financial straits they sometimes eat Blaise's uneaten hospital food, the parents told the Manchester Evening News. Chris, who worked in schools to promote arts, said: “You just can’t live on this money." The benefit is awarded to the family, who rent their house in East Didsbury, to help them pay for everyday items such as food, drink, bills and rent. Rachel also receives a Carer’s Allowance of £64.60 a week, which is used for anything bought while in hospital and to run a mobility car to take … [Read more...] about Family on benefits ‘forced to eat leftover hospital food’ as son battles cancer
STANDING on the starting line of a Race For Life 5km this week, I felt grateful. Grateful to the amazing doctors and nurses who got me there. And I felt proud of myself, for giving it a go - not caring (too much) if I am last in the pack. Eighteen months ago, running a 5km was the last thing on my mind. I was focused on how I would get through the next 24 hours without crumbling in the face of my stage 4 bowel cancer diagnosis. But, a year of chemo and five operations later I was told I am in a window of remission - I was lost at what to do next. The Sun's Deborah James wants YOU to get active for 30 minutes a day to prevent cancer How do you rebuild a shattered, battered body? How do you function while believing that every twinge you feel is cancer exacting its ultimate revenge? Well, after two months of trying not to nap, The Sun's No Time 2 Lose campaign and support Step Up For 30 has been just the rocket up the bum I needed. I needed an excuse to start to get fit again, to rebuild … [Read more...] about Get fit WITHOUT spending loads – it’s one simple that can stop cancer targeting you
EATING healthy meals can be difficult to keep up, especially when many of our favourite foods have a bad reputation – but here are six surprising treats that actually do some good to the body. From indulging in chocolate to help the heart, to using ice cream to boost brain power, here are six popular food items that can be good for your health... Dark chocolate Much to the joy of those with a sweet tooth, it seems the treat can help ward off heart disease, stroke and diabetes. Dark chocolate is rich in magnesium – and it is that key nutrient that experts say can have the protective benefits. A recent study also showed that eating an extra 100mg of the nutrient each day can reduce the risk of stroke by seven per cent, and type-2 diabetes by 19 per cent. Cheese Regardless of how you choose to eat it, cheese is good for you – helping to protect against heart disease, experts have revealed. The dairy delight helps to counteract the negative … [Read more...] about How can dark chocolate help fight heart disease, diabetes and strokes and what other unlikely foods have health benefits?
Health 23 April 2018 Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link https://www.bbc.com/news/health-43863186 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel A man has told of how he "got his mum back" after a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease, in part, by getting her to follow a diet high in berries and leafy green vegetables. But how realistic is it that dementia can be tackled through … [Read more...] about The foods that might help with dementia