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Read article: Cancer awareness
Cancer awareness
February is National Cancer Prevention Month. In the United States, cancer is the second leading cause of death. Illinois saw nearly 66,000 new...
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Read article: Celebrate Brain Awareness Week
Celebrate Brain Awareness Week
Brain Awareness Week (BAW) is the global campaign to foster public enthusiasm and support for brain science. BAW was founded by the Dana Alliance for...
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Read article: Coalition supports food safety, food access, and expansion opportunities through grants to local organizations
Coalition supports food safety, food access, and expansion opportunities through grants to local organizations
Many families struggle to have adequate access to enough nutritious foods to support an active and healthy lifestyle. There is no one answer to the...
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Read article: New Year's resolutions for mental health
New Year's resolutions for mental health
According to Google’s English Dictionary, the word “resolution” means a firm decision to do or not do something. So many of us feel that the...

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Diabetes clinic
Explore Heart Health with Extension’s Diabetes Clinic
EUREKA, Ill. – Heart disease is one of the most common complications of diabetes. Join Nutrition and Wellness Educator and Registered Dietitian, Jenna Smith, to learn how to make food choices that are both diabetes-friendly and heart-healthy. The Diabetes Clinic class, “Heart Healthy Meals for...

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Melissa Schumacher

Family and Consumer Sciences Digital Nutrition Education Outreach Associate