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Prostate cancer patient Carl is the volunteer lookout for the other men in his large extended family. He knows what most of the men do not: that there has been a run of prostate malignancy in the clan.
"I am trying to create a family support group because there are enough men in my family to exchange information and educate each other," said the 62-year-old. "And they are young enough to benefit from my knowledge."
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Happy National Appetizer Day!
Pizza is trendy! But skip the takeout and make your own signature (and better for-you!) pie! Simply think outside the pizza box when it comes to toppings. Load up with colorful veggies, trade traditional pepperoni for lean protein and top with a light sprinkle of flavorful cheese for a punch of fresh flavor.
Next time soup is on your menu, instead of reaching for a canned variety, try making soup at home. That way you control the sodium (for example, using lower sodium broth can save 300+ mg of sodium per cup!) and add more healthful ingredients such as vegetables, beans and whole grains (brown rice, barley, quinoa, whole wheat pasta).