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August 2013

Jump Start Your Day with a Healthy Breakfast


You often hear that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but it's easy to skip, particularly when mornings are so hectic. Find out why breakfast is so important and discover some delicious and healthy ideas


Tips for Running in the Heat

  Couple running

There are 5Ks, half-marathons and marathons all year long (not to mention the Ironman). But the heat can take its toll on any competitor. Learn the 8 tips that can help you stay competitive despite the weather


Meet Dusty Deming: Cancer Doctor and Patient

  Dustin Deming

Dusty Deming isn't a typical rectal cancer survivor. He's 30 years old, young for that disease, and he happens to be a UW Carbone Cancer Center medical oncologist. Watch Dr. Deming's story in a brief video

And, consider making a difference for cancer research by signing up for Carbone's Race for Research 5K run/walk on Sept. 14. Register now


Start the School Year Off Right

Whether your kids are starting school for the first time, or headed off to their last year of high school, there are ways you can help make sure they start the year off right. Check out these tips and leave a comment for a chance to win


Healthy Recipe: Green Bean and Tomato Greek Salad

If your garden is overflowing with green beans and tomatoes, consider making a delicious and colorful salad that goes great with chicken on the grill. Get the recipe


Upcoming Classes and Events

  • Sept. 10: Moving Forward Learning Series  - Is it Memory Loss and Aging or a Case of Dementia? Free seminar featuring Dr. Jana Jones discussing normal aging and what symptoms might indicate a problem.
  • Sept. 12: Carbone's Passion for Fashion. Fashion show featuring cancer survivors modeling the latest fashions to benefit the UW Carbone Cancer Center.
  • Sept. 14: Walk with a Doc: Breast Cancer. Join Dr. Lee Wilke and a team of physicians to learn about the latest in breast cancer research, signs and symptoms of the disease and treatment options.

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