February, 2017
February is National Cancer Prevention Month
Diet and Physical Activity - What is the Cancer Connection?

How much do daily habits like diet and exercise affect your risk for cancer? Much more than you might think. Research has shown that poor diet and not being active are 2 key factors that can increase a person's cancer risk. The good news is that you do something about this.
Besides quitting smoking, click here to read some of the most important things you can do to help reduce your cancer risk.

Heart Health and Heart Attack Symptoms Awareness hearts-icon.jpg

A heart attack is a frightening, confusing and stressful experience. Life after a heart attack isn't easy, but we're with you all the way on your journey toward recovery. Here you will find information about heart attack warning signs, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment, and life as a survivor or caregiver. You will also find heart attack tools and resources to help you get and stay healthy - click here!

Creating a Winter Workout! mini-winter-landscape.jpg

Be it "no time" or "no energy," we've all come up with reasons to skip a workout. And when it comes time to exercise during the winter, another excuse gets added to the list: the cold. Having trouble getting motivated to exercise during the winter?  Click here to try these tips to create a fun winter workout that will keep you healthy and in shape. 
We hope you've enjoyed this issue of t he Bucks & Montgomery County Health & Wellness Newsletter. We welcome any comments, suggestions or ideas! Please click the orange button to send your comments, suggestions or to be added to our subscribers list.

J oAnn Perotti 
Director of Strategic Services
Nancy Bracken
Executive Assistant
Bucks County Intermediate Unit