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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Fall Is Prime Season for Car-Deer Crashes

By Hannah Jastram, Communications Associate 

Do you know when nearly a third of all car-deer crashes in Minnesota occur? Yup, it's in October and November, with another 11 percent happening in December. Please keep your guard up while you traverse our beautiful Minnesota landscape.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Staying Active in the Fall

By Lisa Knapek, dietetic intern — University of Minnesota-The Emily Program. 

When I was a kid, I loved to play outside in the fall. It wasn't so hot and the landscape was beautiful with the changing colors. However, it was sometimes hard to stay active because of a busy school schedule, cooler temperatures, and shorter days.

It's worth it to stay active: adequate amounts of activity keep you energized throughout the day, help you sleep better at night, and lift your mood. Here are seven tips that will help you keep you and your child active:
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