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Ticks Bite: Protect Yourself Against Lyme Disease
Jordyn Wallenborn is an American Indian Project Manager and a Graduate Assistant at the Center for Social Research. She has a B.S. in Community Health and an MPH in Infectious Disease Management. Her previous research experience is on Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease in Taiwan. In this article, she discusses Lyme disease and ways to protect yourself during summer months.
Guard against Grilling Gaffes: Healthy Grilling and Food Safety Tips
Julie Garden-Robinson is a food and nutrition specialist for the NDSU Extension Service and a professor in the Department of Health, Nutrition and Exercise Sciences. She develops and coordinates nutrition and food safety research and education projects throughout North Dakota for children through adults. She writes a weekly column and blog, and she fields a lot of questions on a daily basis. In this article, she answers some typical questions related to grilling foods.
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