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Workshops to focus on mindfulness for childbirth and parenting

Wed, 20 Jul 2016

Pregnancy offers an ideal time to begin practicing mindfulness, according to Nancy Bardacke, clinical professor of family healthcare nursing at the UCSF School of Nursing, certified nurse midwife, and mindfulness teacher.

Understanding networks, primary care and specialists

Mon, 18 Jul 2016

If you have health insurance and want to use your care, the first step is understanding which doctors are covered by your plan.

Aqua Kids, Emmy award-winning TV show, focuses on Lake Superior science

Fri, 15 Jul 2016

The cast and crew of the Aqua Kids television series arrives July 17 at the Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve and the University of Wisconsin-Superior to interview scientists and learn about Lake Superior and the St. Louis River estuary as they film several episodes for their next season airing this fall.

Preventing kids’ summer weight gain

Fri, 15 Jul 2016

The school year provides a structure for eating, sleeping and physical activities involving school sports or after school programs. But in the summertime, due to less physical activity, children may gain up to three times as much weight as they do during the entire school year.

Learn about Wisconsin wildlife that may live on your farm at Wisconsin Farm Technology Days

Tue, 12 Jul 2016

Animals on a farm are to be expected, but what do you do when those animals are wildlife rather than cows, pigs or chickens? University of Wisconsin-Madison/Extension wildlife specialists provide advice and technical information about wildlife on the farm to people who stop at their display in the Progress Pavilion.

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