Resources for Chronic Disease Prevention

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Parkinson’s Disease - Life Experiences
Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a part of your life whether you have it or if someone you love has it. In either case, it has already changed certain parts of your life whether you know it or not and the changes will continue to happen in varying degrees over time. Two things are certain with PD, you will progress and it will be at your own pace. Everything else is up for grabs!
Oct 17, 2014 BSE-181NP
Understanding Cancer, What We Know About Lung Cancer
Lung cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer and the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women in the United States. One in thirteen (1/13) men and one in sixteen women (1/16) will be diagnosed with lung cancer during their lifetime.1 The risk of dying from lung cancer is 23 times higher among male smokers, and 13 times higher among‐ female smokers, compared to non-smokers.
May 23, 2016 HNFE-338NP (HNFE-369NP)
Understanding Cancer, What We Know About Colorectal Cancer May 19, 2016 HNVE-368NP
Understanding Cancer, What We Know About Breast Cancer
About 1 in 8 women will find out they have breast cancer at some point in their life. Except for skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the U.S., accounting for nearly 29% of newlydiagnosed cancers. One case of breast cancer isdiagnosed every two minutes, and one womandies of breast cancer every 13 minutes in the U.S
Mar 2, 2017 HNFE-411NP
Virginia Cooperative Extension Healthy Meetings Initiative Nov 1, 2017 HNFE-478NP