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Cancer risks, prevention tips and personal choices for a healthy you

York) -- People living in York County's public housing will no longer be able to smoke in their homes starting this fall.

[Harrisburg], May 17, 2012 – A new survey from the American Cancer Society finds women are 10 percent less likely than men to make time for physical activities they enjoy and that 40 percent of women said they would be more physically active in their free time if it felt less like work and more like play.

As a result, the American Cancer Society’s Choose You movement is calling on women to help close this gap and to discover fun ways to get active with its 100,000 Acts of Play Challenge.

(Mount Joy) -- More than fifteen years ago, scores of firefighters from Central Pennsylvania helped put out a fire at the PennDOT headquarters in Harrisburg. Later, they'd find out they were exposed to asbestos and other substances that could lead to lung cancer.

For Kelly Rife, it didn't take a doctor’s warning to get her to lose weight and become healthy.  “For me, I saw a picture of others I thought were fat… and I fit in.  It was as simple as that.  I was not going to live my life like that.”

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