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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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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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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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Winter weather may cause power outages.

Keeping Your Family
Safe During Power Outages

Winter weather may cause power outages.[/caption] Winter storms can result in power outages.  It's important to know how to keep your family protected -- especially how to stay warm without out endangering your health and safety.

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Preventing Frozen Pipes

Preventing Frozen
Pipes

When temperatures drop below freezing – especially for a significant amount of time – the potential for frozen pipes increases dramatically.  Before cold weather hits, take these precautionary steps.

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