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Health Briefs | South Bend (IN) Tribune

Bone health is topic of free UA seminar

 

The public is invited to a free presentation about maximizing bone health through dietary intake and physical activity from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Chase Bank Auditorium at the University of Arizona Medical Center -- University Campus, 1501 N. Campbell Ave.

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A marvel in history: The credit card | Credit Card Guide

Retail store credit cards, often called proprietary or private label cards, and gasoline cards were the original credit cards in the U.S., says Michael Staten,  professor and director of Take Charge America Institute at The University of Arizona.


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Arizona’s Race Track Industry Program Announces Global Symposium Agenda, Registration Discount | Paulick Report

The Race Track Industry Program announced today that the full agenda for the upcoming Global Symposium on Racing & Gaming slated for December 8 – 11, 2014, is complete and the November 14 deadline for the regular registration rate of $550 is fast approaching.



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TLA's College Embeds Have Fingers on Research Pulse | PressReleasePoint

TLA's College Embeds Have Fingers on Research Pulse | PressReleasePoint | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Transforming an idea to reality can be an intimidating, complex process. Fortunately for University of Arizona innovators, Tech Launch Arizona is on hand to help.



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Do you need a junk-food intervention? | Medical Xpress

Do you need a junk-food intervention? | Medical Xpress | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
When you tweet about your addiction to sweets or post images of triple-decker burgers, does that say something about your health? A UA team is exploring the connection.
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Arizona Gardeners: Early decisions are critical to keeping trees and shrubs healthy | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ)

Healthy trees and shrubs are a valuable addition to any landscape, but any hope of maintaining them in good condition over long periods of time is entirely dependent upon the care that they receive.  
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What's the dirtiest part of a hotel room? | Today

A Rossen Reports investigation at five of the top hotel chains in the country revealed the cleanest spot in a typical hotel room — and...
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The most unhygeinic thing about your hotel room? The remote control | Daily Mail (UK)

The most unhygeinic thing about your hotel room? The remote control | Daily Mail (UK) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Using an ultraviolet backlight to show up dirt unseen by the human eye, they uncovered suspicious stains throughout the room, such as on a sofa and a curtain.


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UAPD examines money shifting | Arizona Daily Wildcat

The University of Arizona Police Department is currently investigating the alleged misappropriation of funds from the UA Food Products and Safety Laboratory.
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Dirty planes; how germy is your next flight | KSAZ (TV-Phoenix)

Dirty planes; how germy is your next flight | KSAZ (TV-Phoenix) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
How clean are the planes we fly on? New studies show dangerous bacteria can live on surfaces inside an aircraft for weeks.
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School Lunches May Be Healthier Than Packed Lunches | Huffington Post

School Lunches May Be Healthier Than Packed Lunches | Huffington Post | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

In a study of three rural Virginia elementary schools, both packed and school lunches almost entirely met nutrition standards, but those packed at home tended to have more calories, fat and saturated fat



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Study: School lunches may be better than lunch packed at home | Bangor (ME) Daily News

Study: School lunches may be better than lunch packed at home | Bangor (ME) Daily News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
In a study of three rural Virginia elementary schools, both packed and school lunches almost entirely met nutrition standards, but those packed at home tended to have more calories, fat and saturated fat. “We assumed there would be differences between school and packed lunch, but not such stark differences,” said [...]
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Are school lunches healthier for your kids than packed? | Las Vegas (NV) Review-Journal

Are school lunches healthier for your kids than packed? | Las Vegas (NV) Review-Journal | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
In a study of three rural Virginia elementary schools, both packed and school lunches almost entirely met nutrition standards, but those packed at home tended to have more calories, fat and saturated fat.
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21 Projects Helping Vets Through Food and Agriculture | The Women's International Perspective

This Veteran’s Day, Food Tank brings you 21 organizations from around the world that are working to help veterans heal their wounds through farming and agriculture. These organizations are working to improve the lives of veterans and create a sustainable food system by educating veterans to be sustainable vegetable producers, providing job and skills training, and helping families rebuild their lives after civil war.



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Rejection of Gay Teens Linked to Later Troubles | Bio-Medicine

Gay young adults whose families rejected them when they were younger are more likely to have histories of unprotected sex, illegal drug use and suicide attempts, new research suggests.



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Water - Use It Wisely for kids | ABC 15 (TV-Phoenix AZ)

Water - Use It Wisely for kids | ABC 15 (TV-Phoenix AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Getting kids to save water can be challenging when all they have to do is turn on the tap to access the cleanest water in the world. For decades, Valley water providers and partnering organizations have worked hard to reach out to kids through families and by supporting teachers.



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Rainwater Garden wins 2014 ‘Catch the Rain’ photo contest | Glendale (AZ) Star

Rainwater Garden wins 2014 ‘Catch the Rain’ photo contest | Glendale (AZ) Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The City of Glendale’s Water Services Department, Conservation and Sustainability Division known for its award-winning programs took home another honor. Glendale received top ranking in the 2014 Water Resource Center’s “Catch the Rain” photo contest and the Best-in-Show prize for a picture capturing the Glendale Rain Garden in action during a summer monsoon.
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NPA students learn Oak Creek threats -- litter-ally | Arizona Daily Sun

NPA students learn Oak Creek threats  -- litter-ally | Arizona Daily Sun | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Northland Preparatory Academy’s seventh-graders rolled up their sleeves and got a little dirty at Oak Creek during a hands-on lesson about waterway contamination.



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Surprise hosts Master Gardener training | Your West Valley (AZ)

Surprise hosts Master Gardener training | Your West Valley (AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Applications are being accepted for the University of Arizona’s Spring 2015 Maricopa Master Gardener Training Class, which will be hosted by the City of Surprise.



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Get your hands dirty in Eloy’s Community Garden | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ)

Master gardener Rick Gibson tells CAHRA officials and other community gardeners what kind of insects to expect while planting various vegetables, flowers and other small crops and how to protect against them. 

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University of Arizona: Budgeting, Funding, Other Difficult Decisions | Arizona Public Media

University of Arizona: Budgeting, Funding, Other Difficult Decisions | Arizona Public Media | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
UA President Ann Weaver Hart discusses issues; says criticism is part of leadership role.
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N4T Investigators: Butcher Block | KVOA (TV-Channel 4, Tucson)

TUCSON - All is tranquil as cows graze outside the U of A Meat Lab on N. Campbell. Inside, trouble could be brewing.
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WATER WISE: Get your pipes ready for winter | The Sierra Vista Herald

Winter is on its way. Are you ready? Warm fall weather can lull us into thinking that freezing temperatures will never come, but they will. When the thermometer dips below 32F, we want assurance that our water system won’t freeze.  To be pro-active, here is a checklist.

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Surprising findings about school lunches | News Gnom (Blog)

In a study of three rural Virginia elementary schools, both packed and school lunches almost entirely met nutrition standards, but those packed at home tended to have more calories, fat and saturated fat. “We assumed there would be differences between school and packed lunch, but not such stark differences,” said lead author Alisha R.

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School lunches may be better than lunch packed at home | Fox News

School lunches may be better than lunch packed at home | Fox News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
In a study of three rural Virginia elementary schools, both packed and school lunches almost entirely met nutrition standards, but those packed at home tended to have more calories, fat and saturated fat.
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School lunches may be better than those packed at home | Lazer 103.3 (IA)

School lunches may be better than those packed at home | Lazer 103.3 (IA) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

In a study of three rural Virginia elementary schools, both packed and school lunches almost entirely met nutrition standards, but those packed at home tended to have more calories, fat and saturated fat.


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