What is Diabetes?
Diabetes is a condition in which the body has difficulty making or using insulin. Insulin is a hormone that controls the amount of glucose (sugar) in our blood. When a person has diabetes, the body makes no insulin, too ... READ MORE
Robocalls – those annoying unsolicited calls to your home phone or your mobile phone where you hear some cryptic recorded message designed to keep you on the line or make you call a number for more information. As someone who is registered ... READ MORE
I saw a meme the other day on social media that seemed to say that someone was glad they were nearly broke because at least they wouldn't be a victim of identify theft. It was all I could do to refrain from commenting with all the reasons why ... READ MORE
You, as the consumer, may be overwhelmed by your choices when you approach the meat counter at our local grocery stores. No matter what you are looking for, there is a delicious and nutritious option that will meet all your expectations.
Let’s ... READ MORE
Let’s talk about how to safely handle your meat before, during, and after cooking.
Start by storing your meat appropriately. Refrigerate raw meat, poultry, and seafood in containers or sealed plastic bags to prevent their juices from dripping ... READ MORE
OSHA guidelines for outdoor workers:
OSHA recommends employers train workers on how to protect themselves about the importance of eliminating areas where mosquitoes breed on the work site.
In addition, OSHA suggests employers provide ... READ MORE
Gayle Whitworth, Family & Consumer Sciences Agent
Gifts don’t have to be expensive to mean much. Often, the best gifts are those that come from the
heart and have a personal touch. Listed below are several gifts you can give that don’t ... READ MORE
Elizabeth Shephard, Family and Consumer Science Agent
Buying local Florida seafood can be a great and rewarding experience as long as you follow some simple tips.
Where to Buy Seafood
Florida seafood can be found in a variety of places:
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