My Life celebrates National Health Day with live event on the internet
On August 5, when the National Health Day is celebrated, My Life will hold its first online event "Minha Vida ao Vivo", with a live broadcast. The objective is to engage portal users in the democratization of health and wellness information on the Internet, as well as promoting two themes of great relevance to the population: changing habits for a healthier life and living with the diagnosis and the treatment of cancer.
Live on Health Day: check out the first online event of My Life
on August 5> The event will be totally free and will last for four hours (from 11am to 3pm). In addition to the talks and discussions with the experts, there will be three online chats so that the population can talk to the doctors and clarify their doubts. To be notified about the event, just click here and fill in the email field. event
To address the first theme, My Life will be attended by two specialists: general practitioner and immunologist Eduardo Finger, from SalomãoZoppi Diagnósticos and psychiatrist and nutritionist Hewdy Lobo, from ProMulher, Institute of Psychiatry at USP, who will discuss the bad habits most people practice and give tips on how to promote change. Still in this block, there will be the presence of Tassia Cobo and Vanessa Tomasini, users of My Life, who will give their testimonies on how they adopted healthier habits and started to live with more quality of life.
In the block of the program that will talk about cancer the oncologist Samuel Aguiar Junior, director of the Center for Colorectal Tumors at the ACCamargo Cancer Center Hospital and the psycho-oncologist Luiz Gonzaga Leite, head of the Department of Psychology at Santa Paula Hospital, were invited. Both will talk about the emotional impact of the diagnosis of the disease and will elucidate questions from the netizens about the best ways to deal with the treatment, both from the point of view of the patient and the family.
During the program there will also be special participation of former basketball player Oscar Schmidt, who gave an exclusive interview to My Life to tell you how your fight against cancer is. In addition, patients Ana Maria Fornasaro, Marli Sousa and Tatiana Grinfeld will also share their stories of overcoming the disease.
Prevention and Treatment
But what does changing habits have to do with National Health Day? The reaction is chain: habits such as poor diet, poor sleep quality, sedentary lifestyle, smoking and a routine that opens space for stress are directly related to the health of the body. According to the Ministry of Health, cardiovascular diseases, among them heart attack, hypertension, stroke, are the main cause of death in Brazil, accounting for 31.3% of deaths recorded in the country. Because they are silent problems, these diseases are often discovered at an advanced stage. Therefore, it is recommended to do annual health check-ups and adopt healthy lifestyle habits to prevent them. High cholesterol, for example, is one of the main risk factors for a heart attack, but maintaining a balanced diet and regular exercise is among the key measures to balance rates.
Cancer is also among the diseases that most affect Brazilians. According to the National Cancer Institute, it is estimated that in 2013 there are more than 518 thousand new cases of cancer in the country. Among the most prevalent types of cancer are skin cancer, prostate cancer, breast cancer, colon and rectum cancer, lung cancer, stomach cancer and cancer of the uterus.My Life numbers bought the national statistics. The Portal identified that in the period from July 2012 to June 2013 the cancer material had more than 7 million page views¹. In the same way that weight loss content has reached 30 million pageviews¹.
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