Tuesday, April 23, 2013 - 09:21

Coping with a frightening event in the news or a natural disaster can be difficult for children and their families, says Lesia Oesterreich, a family life specialist with Iowa State University...

Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 14:21

Iowans preparing for and recovering from both natural disasters -- drought and flooding -- have easy access to information from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 14:26

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach welcomes three nutrition and health specialists to its team. The three specialists, Mary Krisco, Rachel Wall and Katie Knobbe, will provide nutrition...

Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 10:40

Planting flowers at a local park, preparing a community meal, sharing stories with older adults or performing random acts of kindness: These are a few examples of service projects that Iowa youth...

Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 08:37

When the kids start clamoring for a kitten or a dog or a hamster, how should parents respond? During April, family life specialists Donna Donald and Lori Hayungs talk about when and whether...

Tuesday, April 2, 2013 - 12:52

Spring begins the farmers’ market season across Iowa. As Iowans seek fresh produce and support local growers, they should follow general guidelines to make sure locally-grown food is safe to...

Tuesday, April 2, 2013 - 08:04

Iowans have a chance to brush up on money management skills during the 12th annual Money Smart Week, April 20-27. Special events and classes will be offered in Council Bluffs, Creston, Harlan, Des...

Friday, March 29, 2013 - 08:11

During the Quad County Health Fair, 36 older Iowans participated in Iowa State University nutritional assessments for people age 65 and older. Using new measurement tools that detect malnutrition...

Monday, March 18, 2013 - 08:01

Americans are being encouraged to personalize their eating style during National Nutrition Month. This campaign from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics focuses on making informed food choices...

Thursday, March 7, 2013 - 09:55

Parents often greet a new baby with stuffed animals, dolls and other toys, all given in anticipation of the play that is to come. During March, learn about the power of play for children of all...

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