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Why Your Mammo Can’t Wait

Breast cancer is now the most commonly diagnosed cancer among American women. In 2021, it’s estimated that over 280,000 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in U.S. women, along with nearly 50,000 new cases of non-invasive breast cancer. While some cancers don’t have screening tests available, breast cancer does — and has a high chance of being curable if diagnosed early and treated effectively.

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Why Your Mammo Can’t Wait

Breast cancer is now the most commonly diagnosed cancer among American women. In 2021, it’s estimated that over 280,000 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in U.S. women, along with nearly 50,000 new cases of non-invasive breast cancer. While some cancers don’t have screening tests available, breast cancer does — and has a high chance of being curable if diagnosed early and treated effectively.

Rest vs. Sleep: Know the Difference for Whole Health

Feeling mentally foggy and physically sluggish is all too familiar for many of us. Our on-the-go lifestyles may make us feel productive, but when pushed too far, our accomplishments can come at the expense of our health, vitality, and even spiritual well-being. Here are some tips to add more rest into your purpose-driven life:

Test Your Colorectal Cancer Screening IQ

Simple screenings are the key to preventing diseases like colorectal cancer, the second leading cause of cancer deaths among Americans. A colorectal screening can detect the presence of cancer and also benign polyps — growths that can be removed before they potentially become cancer. Test your knowledge with four questions to make sure you know the facts about this important preventive screening. 

5 Simple Health Goals to Help You Feel Whole This Year

The new year always brings a new opportunity for change, and this year more than possibly ever before, many of us feel there’s some room for improvement in our lives. Whether you want to increase your physical fitness, or further develop your relationships or work-life balance, January is an excellent time to take stock and set goals. Here are some simple and effective steps you and your fellow Disney Cast Members and Employees can take to make this year the year you feel your best in body, mind and spirit.

The Truth About Coronavirus Vaccine Myths

With COVID-19 continuing to spread quickly, researchers are racing to create a vaccine to help keep people safe. Although creating a new vaccine can sometimes take years, many pharmaceutical companies are advancing research and clinical trials quickly. However, many people feel skeptical about the vaccine’s safety and effectiveness. And according to a recent poll, only half of American adults say they plan to get vaccinated once a vaccine is approved. Let’s take a look at some of the more common coronavirus vaccine myths and get down to the facts for your peace of mind.

5 Ways to Keep Your Child's Heart Healthy

The new year always brings a new opportunity for change, and this year more than possibly ever before, many of us feel there’s some room for improvement in our lives. Whether you want to increase your physical fitness, or further develop your relationships or work-life balance, January is an excellent time to take stock and set goals. Here are some simple and effective steps you and your fellow Disney Cast Members and Employees can take to make this year the year you feel your best in body, mind and spirit.

Why Parents Need Checkups Too, and Tips to Prepare

Neither kids nor parents like going to the doctor very much. As a mom or dad, going to the pediatrician for your kids’ annual checkups may be high on your priority list — and easy to negotiate as you hold all the cards: transportation, discipline and rewards. But, what about your own annual checkup? Here are 3 tips to prepare for your annual checkup with a primary care doctor.

How to Celebrate Thanksgiving Safely

Like many other aspects of our daily lives, Thanksgiving will undoubtedly be a lot different this year than in previous years. While the safest bet is to avoid travel and celebrate only with those in your household, we want to empower you and other Disney Cast Members and Employees with the information you need to weigh risks and make informed decisions for yourself and your family.

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What to Do in Fear of a Resurgence

As the country gradually eases stay-at-home orders and prepares to reopen, it’s natural to feel anxious. The phased opening guidelines, released by the White House and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), are specifically designed to reduce the risk of a COVID-19 resurgence. Still, as eager as you may be to get back to the gym or your favorite coffee shop, we understand you, your family and friends, and fellow Disney Cast Members and employees may be worried about a second surge and the possibility of having to stay home again. Here are some ways to manage your fears as the country begins to reopen.

Help Kids Manage the Stress of Social Distancing

In a few months, coronavirus has upended the lives of children around the world. As of early April, most children across the United States have been sheltering and learning at home, missing not only their usual routines and activities, but also social contact with their teachers and friends. Staying

Coping With the Psychological Impact of Coronavirus Quarantine

During the coronavirus pandemic, we’ve needed to become a nation of homebodies. Social distancing efforts are critical to slowing the spread of disease and allowing our health care system to care for those who are ill. The President’s Coronavirus Guidelines for America encourages everyone, including

Music Can Help Ease Stress During Coronvirus

There are many good reasons to keep music in your life, especially now that we’re living in the midst of a COVID-19 pandemic. Music therapy is a health care profession that has touched many lives with soothing sounds and rhythms and has been shown through research to effectively treat the symptoms of everything from schizophrenia to post-traumatic stress disorder. But music is wonderful for maintaining good mental health in us all, which comes at a premium at a time like this. If you and your family are feeling stressed about coronavirus or you know a Disney Cast Member or employee that is having a hard time adjusting to being at home more than usual, here are some ideas to reduce stress through music.