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Sesame Added To List of Top Allergens


January 17, 2023

When someone has an allergic reaction, it is the body’s response to a protein in a food. The body thinks the protein is dangerous and begins to attack it. Eating, touching, or smelling the food can cause a reaction. The reactions range from ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension, , Work & Life
Tags: Allergens, Allergic Reaction, Food Safety, Sesame, Suwannee County Extension, Topic Tuesday, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

Start Healthy Holiday Traditions


December 20, 2022

Families and friends cherish holiday traditions because they have a way of bringing us closer. They often reflect our values and beliefs and provide a time to relate and communicate with one another. This quality time helps solidify relationships ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition

November is National Lung Cancer Awareness Month


November 15, 2022

Radon exposure is the leading cause of lung cancer for nonsmokers.  In Florida, radon test data reveals that 1 out of every five homes tested had radon levels at or above the US Environmental Protection Agency’s action level for indoor radon. ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Home Management, UF/IFAS Extension, , Work & Life
Tags: Home Maintenance, Prevention, Radon, Suwannee County Extension, Topic Tuesday, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

Generator Use During the Hurricanes Can Kill You


October 18, 2022

If you are like my family, you have purchased a generator to prevent food losses and to run a fan during a power outage.  Whenever combustion occurs (whether from a generator, a fire, a gas-fired water heater or stove) carbon monoxide is produced. ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Home Management, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: #naturaldisaster, Carbon Monoxide, Generator Safety, Hurricanes, Suwannee County Extension, Topic Tuesday, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

You Know 911, but Do You Know 511?


July 5, 2022

We have been teaching youth about the ins and outs of buying a car. The adults who who been with us to help always mention how much they wish they had known some things to do before they bought their last car. 511 One of the things I learned ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Home Management, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #511, #Extension4All, #naturaldisaster, #SuwanneeFCS, FCS, Suwannee County Extension, Topic Tuesday, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

How to Recognize Stress


April 11, 2022

 There is more than enough stress to go around these days, and we all experience stress to a varying degree on a daily basis. In fact, stress has become so much a part of our lives that sometimes we don’t even realize how much stress we are ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition,

Sleep Health Impacted by COVID-19


March 28, 2022

The continuation of the pandemic has impacted healthy sleep patterns for people across the globe. Research studies conducted to evaluate the impact of COVID-19 on quality sleep have found an increase in anxiety, sleep fragmentation, and insomnia. ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition

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