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Preventing E. coli from Garden to Plate

by J.G. Davis, P. Kendall, and M. Bunning* (12/19) Quick Facts… Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli, known as STEC, include E. coli O157:H7 and Non-O157 strains.  These pathogens can cause severe illness in humans and are of particular concern because of their hardiness in the environment. Gardens need to be irrigated with potable water. […]

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Preventing Arthritis with Physical Activity

Being physically active is a great way to work toward preventing or delaying the onset of arthritis and arthritis symptoms. Weight-bearing exercises such as squats, lunges, and walking, help to increase and maintain bone density. It is important to preserve the health of your bones and your joints (such as […]

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Healthy Eating for Older Adults

Food and Health Nutrition plays an important role in preventing or managing many health conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and arthritis. Food does not take the place of a doctor’s care or medication, but it can improve symptoms, and may even help decrease the amount of medication you […]