Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women, among nearly every racial and ethnic group. It is the leading cause of cancer-related death among women.
What is Ovarian Cancer? Ovarian cancer is a disease in which, depending on the type and stage of the disease, malignant (cancerous) cells are found inside, near, or on the outer layer of the ovaries. An ovary is one of two small, almond-shaped organs located on each side of the uterus that store eggs, or […]
During National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 to October 15) we recognize the contributions made and the important presence of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the United States and celebrate their heritage and culture. Hispanics have had a profound and positive influence on our country through their strong commitment to family, faith, hard work, and […]
Fruits & Veggies—More Matters is here to help you focus your attention on eating MORE fruits and vegetables! Add one more. Try something new. Educate yourself. Teach the kids. Try a new recipe. The Facts More than 90% of both adults and children do not eat the amount of fruits and vegetables recommended by the latest Dietary […]
In observance of World Breastfeeding Week, August 1-7, learn about our nation’s progress in promoting and supporting breastfeeding and the work that is still needed. Breastfeeding is the best source of nutrition for most infants. It can also reduce the risk for some short- and long-term health conditions for both infants and mothers. The percentage of […]
According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA): Over 70% of Black/African American adolescents with a major depressive episode did not receive treatment for their condition. Almost 25% of adolescents with a major depressive episode in the last year were Hispanic/Latino. Asian American adults were less likely to use mental health services […]