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The family environment has a strong influence on the health and well-being of people of all ages. The eating habits and activity patterns learned within families remain with us throughout our lives.

Tip of the Month

  • 12/1 Nine Tips for a Healthier Holiday
    This blog post was written by Sara Torrence, dietetic intern University of Minnesota The Emily Program.

    The holidays are often filled with time-honored traditions that include some of our favorite foods and desserts. Unfortunately, these traditions can challenge your commitment to healthful eating. By choosing and preparing healthier meals and staying active, you can prevent overeating and weight gain. Take a few simple steps to prevent unnecessary weight gain throughout the holiday season.
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EbolaCenter for Infectious Disease Research and Policy — Get the latest news on Ebola, as well as resources and literature.

Ebola: What you need to know if you live in the U.S.American Public Health Association — Get the facts on Ebola. Also available in Spanish: Ébola: lo que necesita saber si vive en los Estados Unidos

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