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Summer Fire Safety

July 11, 2018

Summer is a time for relaxation, fun, and spending time with family and good friends. We celebrate with fireworks on the Fourth of July, have…


Making the Most of Trips to Your Favorite Farmers Market

May 23, 2018

Spring has finally arrived in Indiana, bringing budding trees and flowers, longer days, and the return of farmers markets. With over 150 farmers markets throughout…

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Fairs, Festivals, and Food Trucks, oh my!​

April 30, 2018

Spring might have been slow to warm up, but summer is just around the corner, and summertime in Indiana means fairs, festivals, and food trucks.…

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Cycling Safety Tips for Springtime

March 30, 2018

Did you know that the bicycle was invented in 1817? This early version had no steering, pedals, or brakes and was made entirely out of wood.…

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Food Insecurity in Indiana – A Conversation About How Youth Can Make a Difference

February 28, 2018

H​ave you ever known a child who received free or reduced priced meals at school, or a family who received food stamps? Have you ever…

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Treat Your Teeth – Tips for Keeping Your Family’s Smiles Healthy for a Lifetime

January 24, 2018

Every February we celebrate National Children’s Dental Health Month, supported by the American Dental Association (ADA). It first began in 1941 as National Children’s Dental Health Day.…

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Set Yourself Up For Ne​​w Year Success With S.M.A.R.T. Goals

December 15, 2017

Next month, approximately 40 percent of American will make a New Year’s resolution. In the hopes of maintaining long-lasting change, it is common for people…

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Spread Holiday Cheer, Not Bacteria: Four Food Safety Tips

December 5, 2017

The holidays are all about bringing family and friends together to celebrate the season and enjoy good food. However, some unwelcome guests like Salmonella, E.…

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Get your daily nutrition with a mix of fresh, frozen and canned fruits, vegeta​bles

October 27, 2017

Just because it’s autumn doesn’t mean you have to wait to have your favorite summertime fruits and vegetables. This article aims to take on the…

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6 Reasons Why Family Mealtime Goes Beyond the Meal

October 4, 2017

Busy schedules for kids and parents make family mealtime a challenge. With our hectic modern lifestyles, this can leave little room in our schedules for family…

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Summer’s Almost Over, but Sun Safety Isn’t: Tips for Protecting Your Skin from Sun Damage

September 4, 2017

Sunburns not only hurt, they can also ruin a family outing, sporting event, or outdoor fun. Many people have experienced the disappointment of having to…

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Staying Hydrated Helps Keep You Healthy

July 24, 2017

In Indiana, we typically spend summertime outdoors enjoying the activities we Midwesterners can only do in summer. It’s easy to spend hours in the sunshine…


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