Friday, January 4, 2013 - 13:17

Adults age 65 or older are eligible for free nutrition assessments in January. Iowa State University and Hy-Vee in Ames and Ankeny are partnering to provide these free screenings that use new...

Thursday, December 20, 2012 - 08:48

Across the state of Iowa, 18 rural libraries are getting ready to welcome the Smart investing@your library® project beginning in January 2013. The Iowa project is a collaboration among Iowa...

Monday, December 17, 2012 - 08:58

It might be easy to assume that young ones are not impacted by tragic events in other parts of the country, but children have a keen sense of radar and pick up on adults’ body language,...

Monday, December 10, 2012 - 08:51

As flu season swings into full gear, producers and those who work with pigs are reminded that it’s not too late to get a seasonal flu vaccination. Iowa State University Extension swine...

Monday, December 3, 2012 - 11:03

Research shows that children who get everything they want grow up to be greedy, self-centered adults. However, parents can raise their children to focus instead on goals such as learning and...

Monday, December 3, 2012 - 10:51

Iowa State University researchers have received new funding to evaluate an intergenerational exercise program for older adults in 21 rural Iowa counties. The Living (well through)...

Monday, November 26, 2012 - 15:56

Last spring, Iowa families throughout the state gathered together –- virtually –- once a month for the Eco Family Conference from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. The...

Monday, November 26, 2012 - 09:16

Iowa State researchers will be conducting free nutritional screenings for older Iowans Dec. 17 at Heartland Senior Services in Ames, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The ISU research team will be...

Monday, November 19, 2012 - 09:44

The state nutrition and health team for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach recently added to its numbers. Jody Gatewood, new assistant state nutrition program specialist, will split her...

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 - 12:19

Foodservice employees have many things to think about while on the job. To help them continue to put safe food knowledge into practice, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach recently...

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