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How seniors can beat Cancer

April is National Cancer Control Month in the United States, and health organizations across the country are making efforts to educate millions of people about the most effective ways they can help prevent the spread of this dangerous disease.

And although Cancer, in all its forms, impacts millions of people every year – about 1.6 million Americans are diagnosed every year, according to the American Cancer Society – the illness does discriminate against older people.

Recipe: Blueberry and cherry muffins


1 egg
1/4 c cooking oil
3/4 c milk
1-1/2 c flour
1/2 c sugar
3 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 c blueberries

Beat egg, oil and milk together lightly. Sift dry ingredients together/ blend lightly. Do not beat. Fold in blueberries. Bake for 25 minutes at 375. May be made in greased muffin pans or paper lined pans. Fill 2/3 c full. Makes 24 small muffins or 12 larges ones.