Monthly Archives: March 2013

Raw Egg Food Safety

Whether eggs are from a store or your local farmer, safe handling and cooking will reduce the chance of getting sick. Even the cleanest eggs that do not have cracks in the shell can contain salmonella, which can cause food

Bike Safety

(Part 3 in a series of 3) It is getting warmer everyday. For those who have been following the previous blog posts, your bike and equipment should be ready for your first spring ride. In our last blog post we

Wisconsin Wins Program Keeping Tobacco Out of Hands of Youth

Wisconsin has made great strides in decreasing youth tobacco use in Wisconsin.  In 2000, a third of Wisconsin high school students regularly smoked.  Today that number stands at 13.1%.  Limiting underage sales of tobacco products has played a key role

Bike Safety

(Part 2 in a series of 3) In our last blog we talked about getting your bike ready for riding this spring.  With the bike tuned-up, it is time to think about what to wear when you are out riding.  Wearing

Bike Safety

(Part 1 in a series of 3 ) As spring approaches, many are eager to get back outside and ride their bikes again. Bicycling is a great physical activity that is both fun for children of all ages and helps

March is National Nutrition Month

  March is National Nutrition month and is a great time to return to the basics of healthy eating. This year the theme is ‘Eat Right, Your Way, Every Day’.  Each person is unique and so is their taste for

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