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Archive: December 16, 2013

UW-Health cardiologist Dr. Patrick McBride suggests being mindful about what you eat while grazing holiday party buffets. (Photo courtesy of UW Health)

MADISON, Wis. - You can do your heart a favor or you can do it a disservice during the long holiday party season. Using common sense while grazing the cholesterol-laden holiday buffet is advised by Dr. Patrick McBride, UW-Health cardiologist and family medicine professor. He said it is easy to do yo ...Read More

IMAGE: As the local and organic food movement continues to grow, so does the state’s largest gathering of sustainable farmers, backyard growers and local food enthusiasts.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - As the local and organic food movement continues to grow, so does the state's largest gathering of sustainable farmers, backyard growers and local food enthusiasts. The Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association is gearing up for its 35th annual conference, with more than 1,200 peopl ...Read More

PHOTO: State Sen. Mike Phillips (D-Bozeman) has signed a letter supporting the President's National Climate Action Plan, one of 43 elected officials in Montana who have signed. Photo courtesy of Montana Legislature.

BILLINGS, Mont. - More than 40 public officials in Montana have added their names to a list of several hundred colleagues around the country in support of the President's National Climate Action Plan. The letter highlights energy efficiency, renewable energy, climate adaptation, and carbon pollution ...Read More

PHOTO: It's estimated that 55,000 Idahoans will fall into a health insurance coverage gap in 2014 because of the state's refusal to accept federal Medicaid money. Photo courtesy CDC.

POCATELLO, Idaho - Idaho is in the minority when it comes to states saying "no" to federal money for Medicaid as part of the Affordable Care Act. Most states have accepted the money so all of their citizens can access health insurance. Health care and faith groups have been holding meetings around ...Read More

PHOTO: Young adults in Utah who don't have health insurance are the target of a new social media campaign. Photo courtesy of Take Care Utah.

SALT LAKE CITY - Young adults in Utah who don't have health insurance are the target of a new social media campaign. Josh Marans, communications and member services coordinator, Take Care Utah, said the "What's More Risky...?" campaign features eight Utah-themed ads that target the "Young Invincible ...Read More

PHOTO: The Maryland 'No Kid Hungry' campaign says it's tough for families to stretch food budget during school holiday break, but there are ways to help. Photo credit: Alex Cummings

BALTIMORE - Holiday break means no school for the kids, and for some, it may mean fewer meals as well. Molly McCloskey, director of the Maryland "No Kid Hungry" campaign, explained that families can't always stretch their food budgets to provide more weekday meals, let alone put a special Christmas ...Read More

PHOTO: Winter driving in Oregon can look like this. A one-day

PORTLAND, Ore. - In rural Oregon, it's the weather - and in cities, add the traffic - that can make winter a tough time to be behind the wheel. AARP Oregon can't change that, but its newly revamped "Smart Driver" program can help people cope with those challenges and others, particularly if they're ...Read More

Not focusing on the stressors and spending time with loved ones or giving to others are among the best ways to improve your own sense of happiness and well-being.  Image by: Steven Damron

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - While it's said to be the most wonderful time of the year, it can also be the most stressful time for many Illinoisans. From the shopping and decorating to the office parties and family gatherings, the holidays can mean a lot of work and a lot of places to go. According to Dr. ...Read More

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