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Entrepreneurs address community health concerns with businesses that focus on wellness

Entrepreneurs address community health concerns with businesses that focus on wellnessBad knees forced fitness enthusiast Kendra Blackett-Dibinga to quit her passion of running and training. But those same knee troubles ultimately lead her to a business that has not only relieved her pain, but also provided her Washington, D.C.- area African-American community a haven for improved health.
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UCare's Dan Abdul named a 'Titan of Technology' by Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

UCare's Dan Abdul named a 'Titan of Technology' by Minneapolis/St. Paul Business JournalDan Abdul, vice president and chief information officer, UCare, has been named a 2015 Titan of Technology in the second annual edition of the awards from the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal.

The Titans of Technology awards recognize excellence among top technology professionals and advocates working in nonprofits, and private and public companies in the Twin Cities.
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Fresh summer salad

Fresh summer saladLooking for a quick fresh salad recipe for these hot summer days?

This is one of my favorite times of the year when the harvest is bountiful whether I'm in my garden or at the local Farmer's Market. There are plenty of fresh herbs and the zucchini seems to be endless. In looking for ways to use it all I ran across this family favorite recipe that uses zucchini noodles made by using a spiralizer, mandolin or even a regular box grater. The noodles are so lovely and fresh and perfect for those trying to get off too much pasta or grains in their diet. By using coconut oil mayonnaise, this recipe is also vegan. It's very quick to make and fun to bring to your next gathering, or just munch on at home!
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Health habits: I learned them from my dad

Health habits: I learned them from my dadAs a mother of 5-year old triplets I'm starting to see exactly how children learn healthy habits. It doesn't always come from talking at them or trying to explain by reading child friendly stories or using carrot shaped puppets to get the message out about developing healthy habits. They learn from observing our behavior.
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Identifying lifestyle and genetic risk factors for cancer

Identifying lifestyle and genetic risk factors for cancerDr. Tanya Agurs-Collins is a program director with the National Cancer Institute's (NCI) Health Behaviors Research Branch. In addition to carrying out her own research on nutrition and cancer risk, she helps interested investigators apply for funding to examine the link between lifestyle factors and cancer risk.
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Protect your teens with vaccinations

Protect your teens with vaccinationsDid you know that younger teens need vaccines, too? As kids get older, the protection from some of their childhood vaccines begins to wear off. There are also new diseases that teens can come in contact with in this stage of their lives. Keep your teens healthy with the Tdap, meningococcal, HPV, and influenza vaccines.
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West Broadway Farmer's Market Recipe Corner

West Broadway Farmer's Market Recipe CornerOpen Fridays through October 9, from 3-7pm at West Broadway and Emerson Ave N
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