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Wellness Travel Trending and Other Pandemic Impacts

Air travel seems to be slowly returning to normal with flights scheduled across the globe. However, there is no doubt the coronavirus pandemic has shaken up what we can expect from travel. Aside from mandatory masks on flights, how has your travel experience changed since your last trip? Let’s take…...

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Celebrating Safely: What You Need to Know About the Genetic Risk of Alcohol-Related Cancers

It truly is the most wonderful time of the year – with most weekends and evenings filled with gatherings and events with loved ones. As the holiday period creeps closer, the calendars get busier. While an absolutely joyous time, it is also a time of excess, especially when it comes…...

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Digital Health Passports: The Future of Travel?

As the COVID-19 vaccine roll out sprawls across the globe, many countries are looking at ways to ensure the travel industry can safely pick back up. In a post-pandemic world, travelers should be prepared to use digital health passports to prove vaccination status to make it easier to enter certain countries or be exempt…...

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Pancreatic Cancer: Warnings and Wellness

NFCR Chief Medical Officer Shares His Expertise for Improved Pancreatic Cancer Awareness The National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR)’s Dr. Brian Leyland-Jones contributed to the popular online platform Eat This, Not That!’s feature in efforts to spread awareness of one of the most deadly and difficult to detect cancers: 11…...

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Mocktails and Antioxidant-Rich Drinks to Limit Your Cancer Risk During the Holiday Season

‘Tis the season of holiday parties and end-of-year celebrations. Along with the cheer and festivities come holiday spirits and cocktails. In fact, the average American doubles their alcohol intake between Thanksgiving and the new year. This excessive spike in alcohol consumption can be detrimental to overall health and wellbeing, especially when it…...

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Flu Shots and COVID-19 Vaccine Booster: What Cancer Patients Need to Know

And just like that, flu season is here again, and so are the reminders for annual influenza (flu) vaccine.  However, this year, the calls for flu vaccines are stifled amongst talk of COVID-19 vaccines and boosters. It can be a little overwhelming, so National Foundation for Cancer Research is breaking it…...

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5 Ways Spending More Time Outside Benefits Our Health

Have you ever noticed how you feel happier and more refreshed after spending some time in nature? That is no coincidence. Research has proven that spending time outside is associated with good health and overall wellbeing.  Today, the average American spends 90% of their life indoors. While modern amenities have undoubtedly made life…...

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Lingering Effects of COVID-19 on Travel and 5 Tips on How to Plan Ahead

It has been nearly two years since the first case of COVID-19, and the world is still dramatically affected. Many Americans are rejoicing over the fact that travel is back and (hopefully) here to stay. However, traveling in the post-COVID world looks significantly different from the days of pre-pandemic travel. Luckily it…...

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