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Aug 6

The Next Step – Registration Starts

Live Healthy Iowa brings together friends, families, businesses and communities in team-based wellness challenges designed to promote positive lifestyle change. Registration opens August 7 for the NEXT STEP challenge September 10 – October 19, 2012. Teams of 2-10 Iowans will compete in a web-based competition tracking the number of “steps” achieved each week. Each week […]

Aug 6

Parents as Teachers Fundraiser – August 20

Too busy to cook on the first day of school and meet the teacher night? The Parents as Teachers program will be hosting a fundraiser dinner starting at 5:00pm on August 20th. Join us on the East side of the Family Resouce Center for hot sandwiches, sides and a drink. Free-will donations will support early […]

Aug 3

Protecting Kids From Breathing Toxic Chemicals

Secondhand smoke is a combination of the smoke in the air from a burning cigarette, cigar, or pipe and the smoke exhaled by a person who is smoking. Smoke-filled rooms have up to six times the air pollution of a busy highway. Secondhand smoke has been designated as a human cancer-causing agent by the U.S. […]

Aug 3

Pick a Better Snack – Take a Nectarine to Go!

Nectarines are like bald peaches, and they taste similar yet nectarines are a bit more tart. The smooth-skin characteristic that distinguishes nectarines is a minor genetic variation, like red hair among people; it is even possible that a peach tree may suddenly produce a branch that bears nectarines, and vice versa. The word “nectarine” means […]