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UF Researchers Find a Strong Correlation Between Liver Cancer and Cyanobacterial Toxins


July 18, 2019

When researchers in the UF Center for Emerging Pathogens analyzed U.S. public health data from 1999-2010, they determined that contamination from cyanobacterial blooms is a potential risk factor for non-alcoholic liver disease. They superimposed ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Research, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Blue-green Algae, Climate Change, Climate Tools, Cyanobacteria, Emerging Pathogens, HABs, Harmful Algae, Harmful Algal Blooms, Health, Health And Safety, Liver Cancer, Medical Science, Nutrient Impact, Oceans, Pollution, Public Health, Red Tide, Satellite Imagery, Toxins, UF Research Discoveries, UF/IFAS Research, Water Quality

After the storm, recovery begins


October 31, 2018

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences A Storm of Historic Proportions Hurricane Michael was a storm of historic proportions, slamming into the Florida Panhandle and wreaking havoc on millions ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Food Safety, Work & Life
Tags: Disaster Recovery, Families & Consumers, Family And Consumer Sciences, Health And Safety, Hurricane Recovery, Personal Safety, Wakulla County, Wakulla Extension

Cleaning Your Home After an Illness Like the Flu


February 28, 2018

Cleaning Your Home After an Illness Like the Flu Seasonal influenza (flu) viruses are most common during the fall and winter, with peak activity occurring between December and February. According to the Centers for Disease Control and ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Flu Prevention, Health And Safety, Home Disinfection, House Cleaning, Housing, January-March 2018, Panhandle-livingwell, Safe And Healthy Housing

Ghoulishly Good Practices for Halloween


October 31, 2017

From candy to pumpkins to the costumes, Halloween is a fun-filled time for kids and adults alike. However, it can pose dangers. To help make this year's trick-or-treat a safe and fun time, follow these simple safety tips complied by the American ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth
Tags: 4-H School Enrichment, Essential Elements Of 4-H, Food And Nutrition, Food Science, Health And Safety, Healthy Lifestyles, Panhandle 4-H, Parent Resources, Volunteer Resources

Ghoulishly Good Practices for Halloween


October 16, 2017

From candy to pumpkins to the costumes, Halloween is a fun-filled time for kids and adults alike. However, it can pose dangers. To help make this year's trick-or-treat a safe and fun time, follow these simple safety tips compiled by the American ... READ MORE

Category: Work & Life
Tags: Child Development, Children, Family, Family Communication, Family Nutrition And Health, Food Safety, Halloween Safety, Health And Safety, Health And Wellness, Healthy Eating, Nutrition, October-December 2017, Panhandle-livingwell, Parenting, Poison Prevention, Snacks

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