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Iowa State aids efforts to be the healthiest state

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Health and wellness are at the heart of the College of Human Sciences and Human Sciences Extension and Outreach. That focus is evident in outreach efforts to improve the health and wellness of workers throughout the state, promote exercise among older Iowans and coordinate Healthiest State Walks.

“All of these efforts are really trying to promote healthy living in Iowa,” said associate professor and extension specialist Ruth Litchfield. She has been working with four extension-led programs that relate to the Healthiest State Initiative.

This article appeared in April 2014 -- From Cathann Kress Newsletter