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Now’s the Time to Check for Radon

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Winter, when homes are closed up, is the best time of year to test your home for radon. This odorless, colorless, and tasteless gas causes nearly 100 times more deaths every year than carbon monoxide poisoning. With radon exposure being the second leading cause of lung cancer after smoking, it’s estimated that approximately 21,000 people die every year from breathing ... Read More »

Home For The Holidays?

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Written By Patricia Gerhardt, DEA – River Valley Extension District While often heard in the media this time of year, the phrase “Home for the Holidays” can bring conflicting messages to the child of divorcing or recently divorced parents. On one hand, he/she is looking forward to the holidays and all the festivities connected to them. On the other hand, ... Read More »

Let’s Talk Turkey with Gina Aurand of River Valley Extension

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By Gina Aurand, DEA, Foods & Nutrition, River Valley Extension District Unbelievably the holidays are right around the corner.  That means family, friends, and of course, food.  Turkey is the traditional holiday meat served for the holidays, especially at Thanksgiving.  There are many questions that can come with selecting and preparing the bird. Selection There is no significant difference in quality ... Read More »