Heart Health

Heart Health by Heather Quackenboss, Human Development and Relationships Educator, Extension La Crosse County About $1 in $6 US healthcare dollars is spent on cardiovascular disease each year. It’s the most costly condition in America. When you factor in lost productivity, the CDC estimates heart disease and stroke costs our country more than $320 billion a year. […]

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Planning Frugally . . .

Planning Frugally by Heather Quackenboss, Human Development and Relationships Educator, Extension La Crosse County Stress in America, a recent report from the American Psychological Association, indicated that 72% of adults surveyed reported that they felt stressed about money in the previous month. For many, saving money often means to start budgeting or being more frugal. […]

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Eat the Rainbow

Eating the Rainbow…and other Healthy Eating TidBits Heather Quackenboss, Human Development and Relationships Educator Each year, the top resolution tends to be “to eat healthier.” That is a lofty statement and can truly seem like an insurmountable goal, even though we know that eating better will improve our health and wellbeing.   Making small changes that […]

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Holiday Shopping Gimmick Awareness

Holiday Shopping Gimmick Awareness by Heather Quackenboss, Human Development and Relationship Educator, Extension La Crosse County For many, December is a month of sales and shopping, and stores compete for your business. There are some classic gimmicks that can still snag consumers and we end up spending more than we had planned or anticipated. Mandy […]

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