Halloween Hydration

Oct 23

Halloween Hydration

Hi-ya kids, Walking around the neighborhood? Fun. Wearing a costume? Fun. Walking around the neighborhood while wearing a costume? Even more fun, but it sure can get hot in those masks! That’s why it’s important to stay hydrated while out trick-or-treating. Grab a bottle of water or two to bring with you while you’re out there. Our plan is to drink water every four...

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OrganWise Pumpkin Carvings

Oct 22

OrganWise Pumpkin Carvings

Have you been procrastinating getting and carving that pumpkin this Halloween? Have no fear, The OrganWise Guys are here! You can download and print images of your favorite OrganWise Guys and pin them on your pumpkin to carve. Having an OrganWise pumpkin could be a great reminder for the kids to make healthier choices when it comes to their stash of Halloween candy....

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Thank You Health Educators!

Oct 21

Thank You Health Educators!

Since 1995, the third week in October has been deemed National Health Education Week (NHEW). It is sponsored each year by Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) in an effort to bring awareness to major public health issues and the importance of understanding the health educators’ roles in promoting health across the country. This year, the focus is on the...

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OrganWise Applesauce

Oct 20

OrganWise Applesauce

Apples are an October Foods of the Month! Now is the perfect time to take advantage of all the different types of apples at your local grocery store. Have you ever tried homemade applesauce? This recipe creates a delicious applesauce that tastes like apple pie filling. Eat it for breakfast on a whole wheat English muffin, or top off a cup of low-fat vanilla ice...

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Fall Kickball

Oct 20

Fall Kickball

Hey team, I have a funny story from school yesterday. As many of you know, I love playing sports and getting active – whether it’s tag, dodgeball, kickball, or any game, I’m all over it. Of course, I also love to win. But yesterday, I definitely did not win. It was the final inning of our kickball game, and my team was down by one run. We had a...

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Windy Loves Healthy Lung Month

Oct 17

Windy Loves Healthy Lung Month

  October is Healthy Lung Month. Naturally, Windy, the lungs thinks this is a fantastic celebration! During this month (and throughout the year, of course!), make sure to get plenty of exercise as this ‘works out’ your lungs. Also, make sure not to smoke, because as we all know, this is not only harmful to your lungs but your health in general. If...

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