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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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Sault Tribe Health Educator Colin Welker Completes National Anti-Tobacco Truth Initiative Fellowship

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SAULT STE. MARIE, Michigan (October 2016) – Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians health educator, Colin Welker, has received national recognition for his efforts to prevent commercial tobacco use among youth in the Upper Peninsula. Welker was one of… 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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Registration for the 2015 Let’s Get Moving Community Challenge!

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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE CHALLENGE!        … read more

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Ready. Set. Let’s Get Moving U.P.!

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Five Health Educators Ready to Hit U.P. Streets This Week!

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March 24 is *American Diabetes ALERT Day!*

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March 24 is American Diabetes ALERT Day. Are you at risk? Lower Your Risk Overweight Your Weight and Your Risk Being overweightan above-normal body weight; having a body mass index of 25 to 29.9.X raises your risk for type 2… read more

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Celebrate Kick Butts day on March 18th!

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Get Started Kick Butts Day 2014 is Wednesday, March 18, 2015 What is Kick Butts Day? Kick Butts Day is a day of activism that empowers youth to stand out, speak up and seize control against Big Tobacco at more… read more

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Health & Harvest Fair will be held on March 28th @ the LSSU Cisler Center!

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