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Health Advocates Celebrate July 1 Addition of  E-cigarettes to Statewide Smoke-free Law

Health Advocates Celebrate July 1 Addition of E-cigarettes to Statewide Smoke-free Law

Jun 27, 2019

Live Well Sioux Falls was proud to stand with the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), South Dakota State Medical Association (SDSMA), and the American Heart Association (AHA) as we celebrated the legislature’s approval of e-cigarette legislation that will take effect on July 1, 2019. This important law will prohibit the use of e-cigarettes in public

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June is Men’s Health Month

June is Men’s Health Month

Jun 12, 2019

Did you know there was a month entirely dedicated to raising awareness for issues impacting the health and wellness of men and boys? Well, there is....and June is it!

On average, men die five years younger than women. Men also comprise the majority of workplace injuries, they are less likely to be insured, and they are far less likely to see a doctor for preventive care . . .Read More

June is Dairy Month

June is Dairy Month

Jun 3, 2019

By Whitney Blindert, MS, RDN, LN

Manager, Programs and Partnerships | South Dakota | Midwest Dairy

 

When it comes to food and nutrition, one thing most health professionals agree on is we could all benefit from eating more fruits and vegetables. What you might not know is most Americans also fall below their recommended daily servings of dairy foods. The Dietary

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