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Eat Right For
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Become More Healthy in the Foods You Eat Why worry about eating foods containing sodium? Sodium increases some people’s blood pressure. High blood pressure may increase your chances for a heart attack, stroke, or kidney disease. Some people with high blood pressure can help reduce it by eating less sodium. Some people cannot. Learn more here

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Eat Right For
Life

Become More Healthy in the Foods You Eat Why worry about eating foods containing sodium? Sodium increases some people’s blood pressure. High blood pressure may increase your chances for a heart attack, stroke, or kidney disease. Some people with high blood pressure can help reduce it by eating less sodium. Some people cannot. Learn more here

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LED Bulb

New Lighting
Label

LED Bulb[/caption] Much has changed in the area of lighting, including how consumers purchase light bulbs.  The new lighting label helps consumers pick the best bulb for their needs -- not based on how much energy it uses, but the amount of light the bulb creates, how long the bulb will last, and how much it will cost to operate.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Eat Smart Move More.

Eat Smart, Move More: North Carolina’s State Plan to Prevent Overweight, Obesity and Related Chronic Diseases was written by a committee of the Eat Smart, Move More...North Carolina Leadership Team. The Leadership Team is made up of professionals from across the state with the common goal of obesity prevention. Learn more. 

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Fair Housing in North
Carolina

In partnership with the North Carolina Human Relations Commission, NCCE provides outreach education focused on Fair Housing for underserved populations.  Fair Housing Law protects against the discrimination in the rental, sale, or financing of housing based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or family status.  New fact sheets have been created addressing fair housing issues in North Carolina.  For more information, you can also visit the North Carolina Human Relations Commission.

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Poison Prevention Week

March 16-22 is
National Poison Prevention Week

Poison Prevention Week[/caption] National Poison Prevention Week is March 16-22.  Take this time to develop an emergency checklist, poison proof your home, and learn ways to prevent poisoning.

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