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Be the Architect of Your Health

Authored by Ana Coppola, MPH, Community Health Educator, Polk County Health Department What if there was an easy way to lose weight that guaranteed you showing up at the gym multiple times a week; make small, permanent changes to your … Continue reading

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Altoona Participation in Live Healthy Iowa

The Healthy Altoona Partnership is encouraging citizens to take advantage of a special opportunity to get healthier during the 10 week Wellness Challenge sponsored by Live Healthy Iowa. Over the course of the ten weeks, teams of two or more people … Continue reading

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Join Live Healthy Iowa’s 10 week Challenge

Rally your family, friends, neighbors, co-workers and sign up for the 10 week challenge that focuses on improved nutrition, physical activity and stress reduction. The Live Healthy Iowa challenge is an excellent supportive resource to the Change 3 Challenge. Sign Up … Continue reading

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4 Simple Ways to Pray

Maybe you started this year with a renewed commitment to connect with God through prayer. But how do you actually pray? Continue reading

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Healthy Lung vs. Diseased Lung

Watch this video as Beth Turner, CHES, Manager of Tobacco Control with the American Lung Association describes the differences between a pair of healthy lungs and a pair of diseased lungs. The diseased lungs represent the damage caused from smoking roughly 1 … Continue reading

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Get Your New Years Finances in Order

The other day, we witnessed the swearing in ceremonies for new U.S. Senators and Congressmen (and women). It reminds me of the stark reality that the U.S. Government hasn’t balanced a single budget since the Clinton administration. Spending more than … Continue reading

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Information Bountiful Baskets Food Coop – Altoona Site

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Good News!!!! The Altoona Bountiful Baskets Food Coop Distribution Site Starts August 2nd

The Altoona Bountiful Baskets Food Coop site goes LIVE AUGUST 2nd at Cross Creek Conference Center (Lutheran Church of the Cross) 1701 8th St SW, Altoona, IA 50009. You will need to set up an account at http://www.bountifulbaskets.org. Baskets can be … Continue reading

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Cooking with Fresh Herbs – Matching Herbs to Food

Do you have herbs growing in the garden and thinking “now what”? Cooking with fresh herbs creates dishes that taste garden fresh. After removing the stems chop or mince the leaves with a knife or scissors just before using. Fresh herbs … Continue reading

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Change 3 Challenge – A Healthy Altoona Initiative

 Yesterday at the Altoona Arbor Day & Health and Wellness Celebration the Healthy Altoona Partnership rolled out a new initiative called the Change 3 Challenge. The ultimate goal  is just to be more mindful in all areas of your life.

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