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County News

October 14, 2014

Time?  Money?  Nutritional Value?  Which one most influences your mealtime decisions?

October 8, 2014

We live in a time when food safety hazards are prevalent.  Today's consumer is much more aware and concerned about food safety and food-borne illnesses, which makes the role of food service professionals even more critical.

October 7, 2014

“Words on Wellness' is a monthly newsletter that promotes a healthy lifestyle for Iowans. In each issue, you’ll gain reliable, research-based information about nutrition, exercise, and food safety, and explore the power of incorporating healthy practices

October 1, 2014

Parents naturally are concerned for their children’s safety, particularly when there is news of attempted child abductions that happen close to home.  Finding the balance between emotions and the “teachable moment” as parents talk to their children is important, an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialist says.

June 1, 2014

There aren’t any “shoulds” with respect with how grief is felt or expressed.  It's common for people who have lost a spouse or someone close to feel sad, angry, helpless, guilty, anxious, lonely and frightened.  

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Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

October 20, 2014 08:40 AM

Ames and Iowa State Unviversity will welcome more than 600 kindergarten through college-level math and science teachers from across Iowa...

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