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How to Eat Healthy

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This year, set yourself up for success by setting realistic health goals. Get tips on healthy eating in the new year from the American Heart Association. Read more here read more

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E-Cigarette Use and the Effects on the Brain

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Did you know that in the past year that more high school students reported using an E-cigarette over regular cigarettes? E-cigarettes are still nicotine based, which is addictive and harmful to a developing brain. It is important that you know… read more

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November: American Diabetes Month

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American Diabetes Month Did you know that 1 in 11 Americans today has diabetes? Despite its prevalence, diabetes is an invisible disease; often there are no outward signs. It affects men and women, young and old, and people of all… read more

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October: National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is an opportunity to focus attention on the importance of early detection of breast cancer, the second most common cancer in women. Roughly 1 in 8 women in the United States will develop breast cancer… read more

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Kewadin Shores Casino & Hotel Expands Tobacco-free Areas with Health Grant

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SAULT STE. MARIE, MI (September 26, 2016) – On July 19, Kewadin Shores Casino & Hotel designated the remaining 11 hotel rooms and lobby area tobacco- and smoke-free. This project was made possible by a grant provided to Sault Ste.… read more

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September: Childhood Obesity

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What is childhood obesity? Childhood obesity is a complex health issue. It occurs when a child is well above the normal or healthy weight for his or her age and height. The main causes of this excess weight in youth… read more

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The Sault Tribe Helps Kids Learn to Eat Healthier

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Students at JKL Bahweting School will be getting a “taste” of healthy eating this year with a new farm-to-table program.   SAULT STE. MARIE, Michigan (August 24, 2016) – Thanks to the training and financial support from MSU Extension and… read more

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August: Farmers Market Month

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Support Family Farmers Family farmers need your support. Today, many large agribusinesses dominate U.S. food production. As a result, small family farms have a hard time competing in the food marketplace. Buying directly from farmers allows for a better return… read more

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Sault Tribe Health Summit empowers community health

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MACKINAC ISLAND, MI – The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians’ second annual UP4Health Summit in mid-June was a tremendous success, with attendance numbers nearly doubling last year’s inaugural event. The UP4Health Summit on Mackinac Island brought together a… read more

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July: National Parks and Recreation Month

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Conservation The mission of parks and recreation is to preserve natural resources and promote conservation and good stewardship practices. As members of U.P. communities, we are frequently reminded to protect and preserve our beautiful environment – including land, water, trees,… read more

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