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Celebrate LGBT Pride Month in June

June 4, 2024

LGBT Pride Month Background Why do people celebrate LGBT Pride month in June?  It is celebrated every June to honor the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in NYC.  If you live in South Florida like I do, you can visit the Stonewall National Museum and ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Professional Development, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: 2022 Blogger Award Winner, Gay, Lego, LGBT, Most Impactful, Pride
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Counter the Summer Slide with 4-H Resources

May 30, 2024

The summer school break has begun, and most students are happy to stop thinking about learning and focus on fun instead. The debate may be ongoing regarding summer academic loss but most educators agree that engaging kids in hands-on activities ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, , Curriculum, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #4-HGrowshere, #OC4H, Life Skills, Ocextension, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County, Youth

Heart of 4-H: Cultivating Gratitude in Youth

May 9, 2024

Gift giving occasions can teach youth the benefits of gratitude. These adults may be someone the youth may want to thank.  Many times, around holidays and special occasions we buy gifts for others to show our gratitude.  You may ask yourself, ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Clubs & Volunteers, Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: 4-H, Anorris, Central Florida, Children, Citizenship, Communications, Family, Hillsborough County, Life Skills, Tampa, UF IFAS Extension, Youth
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Gator alumni-led company recognized for decade of compassionate growth

April 22, 2024

Every year for the past 10 years, the University of Florida’s Gator100 program has honored the fastest-growing businesses in the world owned or led by UF alumni. In the decade since the program’s inception, only one business has managed ... READ MORE

Category: Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS, Work & Life
Tags: College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, College Of Veterinary Medicine, Dani McVety, Euthanasia, Gator100, Hospice, IFAS, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Lap Of Love, Lap Of Love Veterinary Hospice, Mary Gardner, Megan Winslow, Tampa, UF, UF-IFAS, University Of Florida
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Investigadores de Suecia y de University of Florida conectan al microbioma infantil con el desarrollo de autismo y TDAH

April 4, 2024

Creado por Megan Winslow, especialista en relaciones públicas de UF/IFAS.  Un estudio, el primero de su tipo, ha identificado bacterias en el contenido de los microbiomas de los niños que se considera podría contribuir al desarrollo de ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: ABIS, All Babies In Southeast Sweden, Angelica Ahrens, Antibioticos, Autismo, Bacterias, Bebes, Cell, Citrobacter, Coprococcus, Departamento De Microbiologia Y Ciencias Celulares De UF/IFAS, Desarrollo Neurologico, Discapacidad Intelectual, El Trastorno Por Deficit De Atencion E Hiperactividad, Eric Triplett, Español, Exposiciones Ambientales, Factores Ambientales, Función Cerebral, Infantes, Infecciones Del Oido, Lancet Neurology, Microbioma, Microbioma Infantil, Microbiomas, Microorganismos, Ninos, Poblacion Control, Riboflavina, Spanish, Suecia, Tabaquismo, TDAH, Trastornos Del Habla, Trastornos Del Neurodesarrollo, UF-IFAS, Universidad De Linköping, Universidad De Örebro, University Of Florida Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS), Vitamina B2
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UF and Swedish researchers connect childhood microbiome with development of autism, ADHD

April 3, 2024

A first-of-its-kind study has identified bacteria in the contents of children’s microbiomes that are believed to contribute to the development of neurodevelopmental disorders – years before the children are diagnosed with the disorders. ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family
Tags: ABIS, ADHD, All Babies In Southeast Sweden, Angelica Ahrens, Autism, Cell, Department Of Microbiology And Cell Science, Early Child Development, Eric Triplett, Gut Microbiome, Intellectual Disability, Linköping University, Megan Winslow, Microbiology, Microbiome, Neurodevelopmental Disorder, Örebo University, Smoking, Speech Disorders, UF-IFAS, University Of Florida Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences

Egg-cellent Celebrations: Safeguarding Springtime Traditions with Egg Safety Tips

March 28, 2024

Springtime brings warmer weather and festive occasions like Easter, Passover, and graduations. And what's a spring celebration without eggs? From cooking all the traditional recipes to preparing for the annual egg hunt, it's important to handle ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family, Work & Life
Tags: Easter Eggs, Egg Safety, Food Safety, Foodbourne Illness, Healthy Holiday, Salmonella

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