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Learn about Effects, Treatments for Parkinson’s Disease

June 8, 2021, 2:00 pm | Elizabeth Stegemoller, Sara Sprouse

Growing older is the greatest risk factor for acquiring Parkinson’s disease and many people live with symptoms for several years before being diagnosed. To learn about Parkinson’s disease, its effects and possible treatments, register now to participate in “A Journey through Parkinson’s Disease,” an online, educational series from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Midwestern Farmers, Ranchers Can Find Tools to Thrive with New Resource Center

May 10, 2021, 9:55 am | David Brown

Midwestern farmers, ranchers and agricultural workers have direct access to a new tool to help manage stress, anxiety, depression or substance use issues. The newly launched website,, is aimed at providing the agricultural community with resources and support through the North Central Farm and Ranch Assistance Center.

May Is Mental Health Awareness Month

April 26, 2021, 8:34 am | David Brown

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and is a good reminder that Iowans still need to stay focused on mental health and resilience as the pandemic continues, says David Brown, behavioral health specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Iowans Are Invited to COVID-19 Vaccine Information Sessions

April 14, 2021, 1:32 pm | John D. Lawrence, Jill Brimeyer

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, the Iowa Department of Public Health and University of Iowa are partnering to host information sessions about the COVID-19 vaccine April 17, 19 and 24. There is no fee or registration required and the sessions are open to all.