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  • Nutrition (en espanol) 4-H Healthy Lifestyles; Children: Health and Nutrition; Disease Prevention and Management; Eating Well; Health Care; Hygiene; Medicines and Supplements; Mental Health; Physical Activity; Physical Health; Pregnancy and Fertility; Health and Nutrition for Special Populations; First Aid; Top

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  • The Art of Goodbye: Medicare Covers Advance Care Planning
  • Managing in Tough Times: Maintaining Your Access to Health Care

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FCS8594/FY667: Healthy Living: Use Your Medicines Safely!

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  • Medicines can help us feel better and improve our health, but if we do not use them correctly, they can make us feel worse or even cause major health problems
  • To use your medicines safely, keep the following tips in mind
  • Keep your health care providers informed.

Healthy Living
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FCS8811/FY868: Healthy Living: Checking Blood Glucose

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  • Ask your health care provider when to check your blood glucose
  • Here are some guidelines for when to check your values: When you wake up in the morning
  • Before eating a meal or a meal-size snack
  • Two hours after eating a meal or a meal-size snack
  • Before and after doing physical activity/exercise
  • Before going to bed for the night

Healthy Living
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FCS8553/HE778: Healthstyle: A Self Test

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  • In either case, help is available
  • You can start by contacting your health care provider, a registered dietitian, your local UF/IFAS Extension FCS agent, or one of the websites provided in the "You Can Start Right Now" section of this document
  • Obviously, you were concerned enough about your health to take this test.

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Hand Hygiene And Hand Sanitizers

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  • to hand washing for health-care personnel in health-care settings.” Many healthcare workers must routinely clean their hands multiple times per hour while moving between patients
  • The use of alcohol gels by staff has been shown to favorably impact hand-cleansing adherence due to time saved over traditional hand washing methods


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Healthy Living: DETERMINE Your Nutritional Health

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  • Visit the EDIS website at http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu
  • Adapted with permission by the Nutrition Screening Initiative, a project of the American Academy of Family Physicians, The American Dietetic Association, and the National Council on the Aging, Inc.; and funded in part by a grant from Ross Products Division, Abbott Laboratories

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Food, Health, And Nutrition

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  • Careers in Nutrition and Health Care
  • Food, Health and Nutrition (en espanol)

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Healthy Living: Use Your Medicines Safely!

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  • To use your medicines safely, keep the following tips in mind
  • Keep your health care providers informed
  • Make sure your doctor and pharmacist know all the medicines you are taking
  • This includes prescription and over-the-counter medicines, herbal products, and vitamin or mineral

Healthy Living
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FCS8574/FY078: Healthy Living: Diabetes

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  • Diabetes is a condition in which the body has difficulty making or using insulin
  • Insulin is a hormone that controls the amount of glucose (sugar) in our blood
  • When a person has diabetes, the body makes no insulin, too little insulin, or the insulin it makes does not work right
  • This results in high blood glucose.

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FCS8547/HE944: Healthy Living: DETERMINE Your Nutritional

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  • I have an illness or condition that made me change the kind and/or amount of food I eat
  • I eat fewer than 2 meals per day
  • I eat few fruits, vegetables, or milk products
  • I have 3 or more drinks of beer, liquor, or wine almost every day

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FCS8885/FY1129: Healthy Living: Changing Your Lifestyle To

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If you take medication or have a health condition, check with your health care provider to see if it is okay for you to drink alcohol (NIAAA, 2017). One alcoholic drink is defined as 12 ounces of regular beer, 4 ounces of wine, or 1½ ounces of 80-proof distilled spirits (American Heart Association, 2015a).

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FCS8819/FY884: Healthy Living: Diabetes Care During Sick Days

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  • Some over-the-counter cold and flu medicines can affect blood glucose
  • Ask your pharmacist or health care provider about the best medication to take
  • Keep the right medicines on hand so you are prepared in case you get sick
  • Stick to your regular meal plan if you can.

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FSHN20 49/FS411: Plant Based Milks: Coconut

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  • Older children should not drink coconut milk exclusively
  • If plant-based milks are being considered as a beverage for children, parents and caregivers should consult their health care provider for guidance with supplementing protein, vitamins, and calories elsewhere in the diet (Vitoria 2017)


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How To Use Healthstyle: A Self Test

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  • start by contacting your health care provider, a registered dietitian, your local UF/IFAS Extension FCS agent, or one of the websites provided in the “You Can Start Right Now” section of this document
  • Scores of 0 to 2 Obviously, you were concerned enough about your health to take this test
  • But your answers show that you may be

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FCS3336/FY1467: The Art Of Goodbye: Exploring Health Concerns

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Traditionally, Western medicine has concentrated on trying to cure patients; however, many health care professionals feel that approach does not address the realities of the medical world of today. Hospice care is an approach intended to help provide an optimal …

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FSHN20 56/FS426: Reducing Your Risk For Heart Disease: The

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  • If one has diabetes and blood glucose (sugar) levels that are considered high, they are at a higher risk for developing heart disease
  • Talk with a health care professional to come up with a diet and exercise plan to improve your blood glucose levels
  • Dietary habits may increase the risk for heart disease, specifically:

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FSHN20 4/FS327: COVID 19 Preventative Measures: Preparing

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  • Identify aid organizations in your community that you can contact in the event you need access to information, health care services, support, and resources
  • Create an emergency contact list for your household for family, friends, neighbors, health care providers, the local public health department, etc
  • Practice everyday preventive actions now.

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FSHN10 09/FS157: Malnutrition And The Older Adult

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  • Many older adults are at risk for developing malnutrition, the lack of adequate nutrition to maintain health (Moreira et al
  • Poor appetite is strongly related to developing malnutrition (van der Pols-Vijlbrief et al
  • Problems with swallowing may also lead to lower food intake and risk of malnutrition (Mann, Heuberger, and Wong


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Healthy Living: Checking Blood Glucose

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  • when you see your health care provider
  • For a written log, use the following table (Table 1), or ask your diabetes health care team for a log
  • If your blood glucose is often too high or too low, your health care provider may work with you to change your diabetes plan
  • Your Plan Ask your health care provider for your target blood glucose

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Popular Diets: Intermittent Fasting

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  • What are the potential health risks of intermittent fasting? Few studies have been conducted to determine the long-term safety of intermittent fasting (Liu et al
  • Importantly, there are risks for certain populations, espe-cially if individuals are not carefully followed by a health care professional
  • Most importantly, intermittent fasting

Healthy Diet
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FCS8613/FY669: Healthy Living: Exercise And Diabetes

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  • Work with your health care team to design an exercise program specific to your needs
  • Always wear your medical identification bracelet, necklace, or ID tag in case of an emergency
  • Check your blood glucose before and after exercise
  • If you start to feel shaky or nervous during your activity, your blood glucose may have gotten too low.

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FCS2227/FY733: Fall Prevention: Who's At Risk

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  • Speak with your health care provider about conditions or medications that may affect your risk of falling
  • Credit: iStock/Thinkstock.com [Click thumbnail to enlarge.] There are many risk factors associated with falls
  • Some risks are environmental, like poor lighting, while others relate to diseases people have or medications they take


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The Cost Of Food Safety

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foodborne illnesses, fewer litigation costs, reduced health care expenses, and lower employee turn-over must also be considered (Caswell 1998). History of HACCP During the 1960s, the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) worked in collaboration with the US Army and the Pillsbury company to develop safe food

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FSHN19 1/FS317: Vegetarianism And The Older Adult

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  • Vegetarianism and the Older Adult
  • Plant-based diets are recommended for the reduction of chronic disease risk
  • A vegetarian diet is a plant-based diet comprised of vegetables, fruits, whole grains, legumes, nuts and seeds, with or without dairy-based foods and eggs
  • If all animal-sourced foods are excluded, it is considered a vegan diet.


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FCS3340/FY1471: The Art Of Goodbye: Medicare Covers

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  • In summary, end-of-life conversations must become a routine and structured part of health care
  • Advance care planning is best viewed as one component in a series of ongoing end-of-life discussions (Larson & Tobin, 2000)

Medicare Health
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FCS7250/FY1354: Women And Money: Unique Issues

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  • Health care expenses include medical and dental services not covered by insurance, prescription drugs and medical supplies not covered by insurance, and health insurance premiums not paid by an employer or other organization
  • Medical services include those related to physical and mental health

Mens Health
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AEC721/WC383: An Introduction To Utilizing Community

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Mental health care professionals should partner with trusted community members (i.e., church leaders, primary healthcare providers) to better serve these communities and gain their trust. These community leaders can then facilitate the creation and delivery of mental health workshops.


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FCS7238/FY1106: Managing In Tough Times: Maintaining Your

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The ability to maintain your health care coverage is protected by the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA). In addition, you cannot be discriminated against for coverage based on pre-existing conditions as a result of the Health Insurance Portability and …


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Weight Loss And The Older Adult: Risks And Benefits

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health care provider • Discuss the risks and benefits of any diet restrictions with your health care provider The registered dietitian nutritionist (RDNs) is the nutrition specialist on the health care team. For older adults, RDNs provide a vital service by providing medical nutrition therapies necessary to manage existing health conditions.


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FSHN0410 Reviewed February 2021

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State or local epidemiologists (usually affiliated with county or state health departments) might play a role in identifying foods responsible for illness outbreaks because often their agencies are where consumers or their health‐care providers first report illnesses.


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FCS9265/FY1230: Impacts Of Technological Disasters

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  • Impacts of Technological Disasters
  • Lindsey, Megan Donovan, Suzanna Smith, Heidi Radunovich, and Michael Gutter 2
  • Technological disasters such as the Deepwater Horizon/BP oil spill, chemical spills, or radiation leaks can be stressful
  • This publication reports on the impacts of technological disasters and offers some guidelines


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FCS3339/FY1470: The Art Of Goodbye: Communication

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  • Communicating with Health Care Providers
  • Communicating with health care providers as well as loved ones is a process
  • Studies find that the vast majority of adults want doctors to discuss end-of-life care issues with them
  • However, fewer than 20% report engaging in that conversation (California Health Foundation, 2012; Kaiser Family Foundation

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FE396/FE396: 2017 Handbook Of Employment Regulations

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  • A serious health condition involves inpatient care in a medical facility or continuing treatment by a health care provider
  • FMLA was not designed to cover short-term illnesses like colds or flu
  • FMLA requires the employer to protect the employee's job, benefits, and seniority during the FMLA leave period

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Clostridium Difficile : An Important Opportunistic

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  • difficile and/or its spores are transferred to patients mainly via the hands of healthcare personnel who have come in contact with a contaminated surface or item
  • difficile can live for long periods on surfaces and may be found on bed linens, bed rails, bathroom fixtures, and medical equipment.


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FSHN18 12/FS315: Supplemental Nutrition Drinks: Do I Need

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  • Optimum nutrition promotes good health at all ages
  • However, many older adults, especially those with poor health, are at risk for malnutrition (van der Pols-Vijlbrief et al
  • Older adults may experience a loss of appetite, which can reduce the amount and type …

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FSHN20 47/FS409: Popular Diets: Intermittent Fasting

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  • What are the potential health risks of intermittent fasting? Few studies have been conducted to determine the long-term safety of intermittent fasting (Liu et al
  • Importantly, there are risks for certain populations, especially if individuals are not carefully followed by a health care professional.

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ENY 2026/IN925: What Not To Do For Bed Bugs/Que No Hacer

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  • Make off-label applications of current products and apply them to beds, mattresses or bedding
  • Mix multiple off- and on-label products
  • Mix various products with carriers like alcohol, kerosene and diesel fuel
  • Use tape to seal outlets and apply it backwards, or double-sided tape, to keep bed bugs from climbing up furniture as it is ineffective.


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Diet And Chronic Inflammation

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  • other health care provider to make sure your diet choices meet your nutrient needs
  • A healthful vegetarian dietary pattern may help to reduce inflammation
  • The DASH diet was designed to improve blood pressure and has also been shown to help prevent cardiovascular disease (Siervo et al

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FCS8690/FY305: Living Well To Keep Your Pressure Down

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  • Attaining these five goals can help you control your blood pressure and reduce your health risks: Aim for a healthy weight
  • Choose and prepare foods with little salt
  • Eat at least five fruits and vegetables every day; more is better
  • If you drink alcoholic beverages, do so in moderation.

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FCS80007/FY1300: Living With Diabetes: Putting Together An

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  • Living with diabetes requires adherence to a daily self-management schedule of medication, diet, and physical activity to maintain safe blood glucose levels
  • A natural disaster or other emergency can upset daily routines and compromise access to health care, medications, supplies, safe water, and food, all of which can affect diabetes control.

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FSHN20 44/FS403: Popular Diets: Ketogenic Diet

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  • In the short term, a calorie-restricted, ketogenic diet may lead to weight loss similar to other restrictive diets
  • Overall, the risks of the ketogenic diet may outweigh the potential health benefits
  • Talk to your health care provider before adopting a ketogenic diet

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What is healthy really means?

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...

How do you stay healthy?

In order to stay healthy, you need to live an active and aware lifestyle. This means getting at least 30 minutes of exercise daily, eating a well balanced diet, and try and reduce stress in your lifestyle. Becoming more active will help with stress levels and eating a well balanced diet will help keep you healthy.

Is your healthy food really healthy?

Is Your Healthy Food Really Healthy? Give your salad a second look. While salads are a great way to get in your daily vegetables, it's surprisingly simple to... Avoid artificial sweeteners. While reducing the amount of sugar in your diet is always a positive move, artificial... Be picky about popcorn. Popcorn can be a great low-calorie snack when you make it at home. More ...

Is being too healthy unhealthy?

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