Archive for December, 2014

Mon, 12/29/2014 - 7:58 PM | by mitch

Are you being active this winter?

By Garrett Serd, M.S., RD, ACSM-CPT Here are some fun, outdoor activities that you can engage in this winter! Snow Shoveling: This cardio exercise uses muscles in your legs, core, back, shoulders and arms. Shoveling snow burns about 223 calories per 30 minutes of activity. Cross Country Skiing: This low-impact, total body workout is the […]

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 7:59 PM | by mitch

Breast cancer prevention starts at age 2

By Tanya Shelburne, Vice-President of Program Development Surely, that must be a typo! Everyone knows 40 is the age when most women should start getting regular mammograms. Mammograms have played an important role in the breast cancer movement, but it is important to keep in mind that mammograms provide early detection of the disease…not prevention.  […]

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 7:59 PM | by mitch

Holiday treats offer healthy benefits

By Garrett Serd, M.S., RD, ACSM-CPT While it’s common to see savory foods like turkey and green bean casserole ruling the roost on Thanksgiving, come Christmas, it’s all about the sweets! And believe it or not, despite the bad rep that some popular Christmas eats get for being laden with calories and sugar, there are […]

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 8:00 PM | by mitch

Rides give hope to many

By Dawn Drinkut, Client Navigator For many of us, driving to work or the grocery store is something we take for granted. But for many of Hoosiers with cancer, something as simple as a car ride can be a huge obstacle to getting the help they desperately need. Little Red Door reduces those barriers for […]

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 8:00 PM | by mitch

Face of Hope Breakfast a huge success!

By Fred Duncan, CEO and Director On Nov. 20, the Little Red Door Cancer Agency hosted the seventh annual Face of Hope Breakfast. Once again, I am pleased to share that the Face Of Hope Breakfast has set new records for giving! This year we had 940 guests, compared to 830 in 2013. We could […]