SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Lynne Eldridge, M.D., author of Avoiding Cancer One Day At a Time, will explain how to "cancer proof your life" from common forms of cancer during a series of FREE seminars at the San Jose Tech Museum at 201 So. Market Street in downtown San Jose on Sunday October 28th between 10am and 3pm. Visit: http://www.thetech.org for information and directions. While at the tech museum you can also visit the amazing Body Worlds exhibit. See the effects of living on the body, and then learn how to keep your body, and your family, healthy. Dr. Eldridge will be speaking and signing her books for visitors in the New Venture Hall near the tech ticket counter. There will be free gifts for visitors and balloon animals for the kids.
Dr. Eldridge is visiting San Jose and teaming with Council on Aging Silicon Valley, as part of her national campaign to educate consumers on the simple cancer prevention approaches that are even opening oncologists eyes.
At each seminar, this physician/humorist will explain why the billions invested in cancer research over the last 60 years has failed to reduce your risk of dying from cancer, and the simple things we are not hearing that drastically reduce your risk. Avoiding Cancer One Day At A Time is the first book to apply sound medical research from around the world to the full spectrum of cancer-prevention strategies. Among the many cancer-related questions this book and the authors answer are --
-- Why Marin County is known as the "Breast cancer capital of the world"
-- How a healthy sex life impacts your risk of getting cancer. Hear about
the credible studies with interesting findings that have audiences on
the edge of their seats.
-- Why obesity is a problem -- causing 20% of cancers in women -- and
what you can do about it
-- Which prescription medications and medical procedures raise your risk
of getting cancer
-- How the amount of sleep and lighting at night affects your risk of
About The Author
Lynne Eldridge, M. D. promotes the prevention of cancer through books, seminars and multi-media learning materials. A graduate of the University of Minnesota Medical School with prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha honors, she completed her residency at the U of M dedicated to studying health risks of human exposure to pesticides. Dr. Eldridge practiced family medicine with a passionate emphasis on prevention for over 15 years in the Twin Cities, Minnesota before devoting herself full time to researching and speaking internationally on cancer prevention and nutrition. The web site for Avoiding Cancer One Day At A Time is http://www.avoidcancernow.com and the blog site is http://blog.avoidcancernow.com.
About Council on Aging Silicon Valley
Council on Aging Silicon Valley (COA) is an independent non-profit organization and the State-designated Area Agency on Aging (AAA) for Santa Clara County. For over 30 years, COA has provided high quality service programs to seniors and their caregivers. Our mission is to improve the lives of older and disabled county residents in achieving independence and improving quality of life through innovation and introduction of new services, and to help them remain in their chosen homes and communities. COA has just been awarded the 2007 Innovator award by the International Council on Active Aging.
|SOURCE Council on Aging Silicon Valley|
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