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AgriLife Extension Brings Health, Wellness Through Family

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AgriLife Extension brings health, wellness through family, community outreach. While individuals go to gyms and eat better to fulfill New Year’s resolutions, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and collaborators continue their mission of health and wellness education and outreach to families and communities throughout Texas.

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Chronic Disease Prevention Program – Working On Wellness

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The Working on Wellness project is focused on improving the health environment of Starr County by increasing the residents’ access to:. fresh fruits and vegetables, physical activity opportunities/places to be active, smoke-free environments, and; preventive community and clinical health care.

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Improving Health And Reducing Health Care Costs Through

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Improving Health and Reducing Health Care Costs through Walk Across Texas! Overweight + Inactivity = Increased Risk of Chronic Disease AgriLife Extension’s Response

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After The Disaster: Considerations For Older Adults

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) makes sure that beneficiaries receive the emergency health care they need after a disaster. Because Medicare is a national health insurance program, beneficiaries will be able to use their Medicare benefits with any health care provider or facility that accepts Medicare.


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Improving Access To Healthy Foods In Texas Food Deserts

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A food desert is a geographic area where affordable and healthy food is difficult to obtain, particularly for those without access to an automobile. Food deserts also exist in rural areas and low-income communities. Some research links them to diet-related health problems in affected populations. Food deserts are sometimes associated with

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Livestock For Small Acreage Landowners

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Health Care . After predators, internal parasites are the next biggest threat to a goat or sheep enterprise. The primary gastrointestinal parasite is Haemonchus contortus, commonly called the stomach worm. There are only a few oral medications that control this pest, …


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Extension Education

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Average annual health care cost (age adjusted) for people without diabetes is $5,095 and $11,744 for people with diabetes. The estimated potential lifetime health care cost savings are $63,210 for females and $57,230 for males. When avoidance of lost wages is …

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Improving Health & Safety Through Education And Prevention

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health care cost savings, avoidance of lost wages, and nutrition-related food resource cost savings for 2013. These programs delivered 17,430 educational events in 2013, resulting in 729,000 adult educational contacts, with potential economic benefits estimated at $176.7 million. 104,155 youth participated in health education

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Extension Education Improving Health Through Education And

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health care, or about $5,924 per capita. More than 75 percent of health care costs are due to chronic conditions. Higher diabetes incidence rates and increased costs in the future are expected due to the growing population of Hispanics, who are at greater risk for the disease. Obesity prevalence in Texas has risen sharply from 12

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Food & Nutrition Projects

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Throughout the Texas 4-H Youth Development Program, more than 120,000 youth participate in healthy lifestyles programs, encompassing the food and nutrition, health and safety projects.Through food and nutrition project activities, youth learn to make healthy food choices, improve energy and alertness, and gain knowledge of nutrients.

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HeAltHy SoutH TexAs 2025

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millions in HeAltH cARe costs AnnuAlly. Texas A&M University System The A&M System is one of the largest systems of higher education in the nation. Through a statewide network of 11 universities, seven state agencies, two service units and a comprehensive health science center, the A&M System educates

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Reducing Obesity & Chronic Diseases

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The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has been awarded a “Programs to Reduce Obesity in High-Obesity Areas” grant to support national efforts by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to reduce chronic diseases, promote healthier lifestyles, reduce health disparities and control health care spending. View Full Article.

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SAVING PULI HEALTH DOLLARS Y $6 Million PREVENTING …

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pressure, and depression. Annual health care costs for people without diabetes are estimated between $2,935 and $5,095, compared to $11,744 for people with diabetes. Medical research shows that exercise and weight loss can temporarily or permanently delay the …

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Extension Education Diabetes Programs Teach Healthy

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For those without diabetes, average annual health care costs range from $2,935 to $5,095. For people with diabetes, that amount soars to an average of $11,744 per year. Proper self-management of the disease enables people with diabetes to reduce their health care costs close to the non-diabetes level.

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Free 8 Week Walking Program – Walk Across Texas!

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The average annual health care cost (age-adjusted) for people without diabetes is $7,151. The average annual cost for people with diabetes is $16,752. The estimated potential lifetime health care cost savings are $88,444 for females and $68,043 for males.


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2 1 1 Emergency Fact Sheet

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You have a disability or a health care need requiring an ambulance or other special vehicle to get out. You cannot drive and cannot arrange transportation. You do not have a vehicle, and you have no one else to help you during an evacuation. What information do I give when registering? Your name, address, and phone number (best number to call)


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Registration Has Begun For 4 H Horizons Summer Camp

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The cost for the camp covers all meals, lodging, refreshments, health-care services, facility and programming fees for the four-night, five-day event. For early registration through June 14, cost is $300 per youth and $160 per adult. For registration after June 14, the cost for both youths and adults increases by $50. View Full Article


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Red Imported Fire Ants: A Threat To Nursing Homes And Day

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In at least 20 known cases in Texas since 1991, fire ants have attacked patients in nursing homes (see “Reducing Fire Ant Risks to Critical Health Care Facilities in Texas”). Popular press has also reported numerous cases, including several which resulted in patient death (see …

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COVID 19 Myths And Responses Texas A&M AgriLife Extension

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You should wear a mask only if a healthcare professional recommends it. A face mask should be used by people who have COVID-19 and are showing symptoms (e.g., dry cough, difficulty breathing, fever). This is to protect others from the risk of getting infected because face masks are better at keeping germs in than keeping germs out.

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Preparing For The Unexpected

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Protect Texas, a program sponsored by the Texas Department of State Health Services, offers volunteers the opportunity to protect their local communities from natural and public health disasters. Protect Texas volunteers include medical and health-care professionals as well as other people who care about their communities and want to help


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Agriculture Taxes In Texas

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Exemptions on manufacturing materials, equipment, and supplies totaled $10.41 billion. The value of sales tax exemptions on agricultural inputs also trailed that of other exempted categories such as health care supplies ($689.6 million) and residential gas and electricity ($881.5 million).


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Worksite Wellness Programming Is Focus Of North Texas Workshop

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Source: AgriLife Today. Professionals in safety and risk management, human resources, benefits, health care and insurance are especially encouraged to attend a Jan. 16 workshop aimed to help workplace administrators implement and monitor employee wellness programs.

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Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Reaching Every Texan

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Challenges Farmers and ranchers across Texas face ongoing production-related challenges and economic risks. The supply of water and other natural resources in Texas is under tremendous stress from population growth and other factors. Rising health care costs are a burden to Texans ($239 billion annually). Youth need to develop essential behaviors of character, citizenship and Read More →

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Extension Education

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reduce their health care costs close to the non-diabetes level. For program participants, the estimated potential lifetime health care cost savings are $64,102 per female and $47,229 per male. For the 348 male and 707 female program participants in 2011, the potential lifetime

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Brothers, Sisters And Aging Parents

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Home health care (at-home nursing care, giving medication, etc.) Services to maintain social interaction or participation in the community. Transportation (getting to doctor, shopping, visiting) Social and recreational services (entertaining at home, going to special events)


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Diabetes Programs Teach Texans Healthy Lifestyle Changes

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For those without diabetes, average annual health care costs range from $3,495 to $5,853. For people with diabetes, that amount soars to an average of $13,741 per year. Proper self-management of the disease enables people with diabetes to reduce their health care costs close to the non-diabetes level.

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Individual Program Briefs

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Improving Health and Reducing Health Care Costs through Walk Across Texas Passenger Safety Project: Child Passenger Safety Si Yo Puedo Controlar Mi …


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Extension Education Si Yo Puedo Controllar Mi Diabetes

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lifetime health care cost savings are $76,693 per female and $68,715 per male. For the 82 participants who completed the course in 2011, the potential lifetime health care cost savings and improved productivity (fewer sick days) is an estimated $6.3 million. Added Individual and Community Benefits Si Yo Puedo Controlar Mi Diabetes program

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Do Well, Be Well With Diabetes Improves Lives And Reduces

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Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes Improves Lives and Reduces Health Care Costs A Growing and Costly Issue AgriLife Extension’s Response Economic Impacts Added Individual and Community Benefits

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Extension Education Better Living For Texans

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indigent health care costs and improved quality of life. Contact: Dean McCorkle Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service ph. 979.845.1861 e-mail: [email protected] agrilifeextension.tamu.edu/impacts MKT-3558E, September 2012

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Estate Planning Videos – Laws, Wills, Trusts, Healthcare

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Live. •. In this 12 part video series, Dr. Wayne Hayenga discusses the following Estate Planning topics: Laws of Estate Planning – Includes property ownership, probate law, trust law, contract law, estate tax, income tax, social security tax, and gift tax. Family Considerations in Estate Planning – Includes family changes such as divorce

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Hot Topics & News Texas A&M AgriLife Extension

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It has expanded to other parts of the state, developing partnerships in a more comprehensive effort to reduce preventable diseases and lower health care costs. Walk Across Texas – An eight-week program designed to help people of all ages establish the habit of regular physical activity. Solo walkers, teams or groups are challenged to walk 832

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Economic Impacts Of Increased U.S. Imports Of Fresh

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followed by health care (267 jobs), food and drink establishments (251 jobs), financial services (218 jobs), real estate (188 jobs), and retail (186 jobs). Conclusion The economic impacts of U.S. produce imports from Mexico on southwestern land ports of entry are substantial, expected to …


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Extending Knowledge Providing Solutions

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health care cost savings and increased productivity of MILLION $46 Proper self-management of diabetes enables people to reduce their health care costs close to non-diabetes levels. Title: Diabetes Programs Teach Healthy Lifestyle Changes Infographic Author: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service


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Extension Education

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indigent health care costs, and improved quality of . Contact: Dean McCorkle Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service 979.845.1861 e-mail: [email protected] agrilifeextension.tamu.edu/impacts MKT-3558BB, November 2012

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Hot Topics & News Texas A&M AgriLife Extension

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Source: AgriLife Today. The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has been awarded a “Programs to Reduce Obesity in High-Obesity Areas” grant to support national efforts by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to reduce chronic diseases, promote healthier lifestyles, reduce health disparities and control health care spending.

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Extension Education Improving Food Handling Foodborne …

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accounting for reduced health care costs and lost productivity. Contact: Dean McCorkle Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service ph. 979.845.1861 e-mail: [email protected] agrilifeextension.tamu.edu/impacts MKT-3558R, November 2012

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Legislative Appropriations Request

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6.J.B. Summary of Costs Related to Implementing Health Care Reform Schedule 7.A. Indirect Administrative and Support Costs Schedule 7.B. Indirect Administrative and Support Costs Schedule Schedule 1A – Other Educational and General Income Schedule 1B – Health


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Impact Of Ag Exports To Canada And Mexico Final

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services, real estate, and business services as well as health care, retail trade, and eating and drinking places. U.S. agricultural exports to Canada and Mexico employs directly or indirectly 509,332 people. Employment used to produce U.S. agricultural products to be exported to Canada and Mexico is estimated to be 144,726 jobs.


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Fire Ant Control In Texas

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Fire Ants. Fire ants can’t be eliminated entirely because it’s not possible to treat all areas that are infested. Thus the goal of current integrated pest management programs is to suppress fire ants as much as possible with biological control methods and use insecticides only where it is economically and environmentally justifiable to do


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TEXAS A&M AGRILIFE EXTENSION SERVICE STRATEGIC PLAN

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hospitalizations, health complications, and emergency room visits. This could save tens of millions of dollars each year in health care costs. Extension educators collaborate with other experts as well as with hospitals and clinics and with the Texas A&M University Health Science Center to engage families, promote healthy behaviors, encourage

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good health - the state of being vigorous and free from bodily or mental disease. healthiness. physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state - the condition or state of the body or bodily functions.

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Healthy eating means eating a variety of foods that give you the nutrients you need to maintain your health, feel good, and have energy . These nutrients include protein, carbohydrates, fat, water, vitamins, and minerals. Nutrition is important for everyone. When combined with being physically active...

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