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  1. Outdoor Safety

    https://pickaway.osu.edu/program-areas/family-and-consumer-sciences/outdoor-safety

    Sun Safety Ultraviolet (UV) rays are part of our atmosphere and can damage the DNA of our skin. Two types of UV rays are UVA and UVB. These rays can create a tanned look, as well as cause sunburn or skin redness, eye damage, premature wrinkling, premature ...

  2. Earth Day program celebrates Ohio’s native plants

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/earth-day-program-celebrates-ohio%E2%80%99s-native-plants

    Sherrie Whaley and Molly Bean April is native plant month. With Ohio being the first state in America to adopt this designation, it only makes sense that native plants take center stage at the April 22 Earth Day celebration by The Ohio State University’s ...

  3. Safe Sitter Offered!

    https://miami.osu.edu/news/safe-sitter-offered-0

    Safe Sitter Essentials Designed to prepare students to be safe when they’re home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting. The Instructor-led class is filled with fun games and role-playing exercises. Students even get to use mannequins to practic ...

  4. Lactose Free Recipes and Resources

    https://pickaway.osu.edu/program-areas/family-and-consumer-sciences/healthy-eating-recipes-and-resources/lactose-free-recipes

    Lactose Intolerance Lactose intolerance is the inability to digest lactose, a sugar found in milk and milk products. Lactose intolerance is caused by a deficiency of the enzyme lactase, which is produced by cells lining the small intestine. Lactase breaks ...

  5. Celebrate Your Plate

    https://pickaway.osu.edu/program-areas/family-and-consumer-sciences/healthy-eating-recipes-and-resources/celebrate-your-plate

    Celebrate Your Plate Celebrate Your Plate  is here to help Ohioans lead healthier lives by eating more fruits and vegetables. It's an initiative of the Ohio Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program- Education (SNAP-Ed). SNAP-Ed helps low-income peop ...

  6. Gluten Free Recipes and Resources

    https://pickaway.osu.edu/program-areas/family-and-consumer-sciences/healthy-eating-recipes-and-resources/gluten-free-recipes

    WHAT IS GLUTEN?  Gluten is a sticky protein found in wheat, rye, and barley, and in oats that are not certified gluten free. Oats can easily become contaminated with gluten during harvest if they are not grown specifically to be gluten free. Gluten helps ...

  7. Ohio Saves

    https://pickaway.osu.edu/program-areas/family-and-consumer-sciences/money-management-and-finance/ohio-saves

    Ohio Saves: Saving for what matters most.  Ohio Saves is an America Saves campaign encouraging every Ohioan to save money, reduce debt, and build wealth. Both "savers" and "spenders" exist in all income levels. Which one are you? Studi ...

  8. Buckeye Bookworms

    https://pickaway.osu.edu/program-areas/family-and-consumer-sciences/mind-and-body-program/buckeye-bookworms

    Buckeye Bookworms OSU Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Book Club! Please join us for  HAPPY PLACE  by Emily Henry, author of Book Lovers, People We Meet on Vacation, and Beach Read.  A couple who broke up months ago make a pact to pretend to still b ...

  9. Bedtime or go time? Observing what animals do during a total solar eclipse

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/bedtime-or-go-time-observing-what-animals-do-during-total-solar-eclipse

    Emily Caldwell / Ohio State News When darkness falls on central Ohio during the total solar eclipse on April 8, will animals think it’s time to go to bed? Will they be anxious? Will they care? Scientists from The Ohio State University and the Columbus Zoo ...

  10. Healthy Eating Recipes and Resources

    https://pickaway.osu.edu/program-areas/family-and-consumer-sciences/healthy-eating-recipes-and-resources

    Ohio State University Extension Family and Consumer Sciences professionals offer a wide variety of nutrition-related programs throughout the state. Although OSU Extension, Family and Consumer Sciences programming topics vary from county to county around t ...

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