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A New Look at a Healthier Future

Did you know that September is National Childhood Obesity Month? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention …

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Not So Sweet Sugar

Everyone has their sweet kryptonite whether it be soft drinks, cake, milkshakes, that cold glass of lemonade on a …

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Back to School Stress

The summer is almost over and that can mean only one thing for Robeson County youth. That’s right, back …

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The Summer Slide

When I was young, summer didn’t mean vacation to me – it meant arguing with my parents for more …

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News From the Market

School will soon be out, and right around the corner, summer 2019 will be officially starting. Hopefully, our schedules …

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Applying the Pressure

Have you ever noticed that each month is associated with something to be celebrated, or a topic intended to …

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Freezing Spring Produce

Are you having trouble keeping up with all of the wonderful spring produce that is available right now? You …

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Get to Know 4-H

How much do you know about the North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Robeson County Center 4-H Program? Here are a …

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Living Mindfully

Have you ever arrived at work and did not remember the drive? Have you ever gobbled down a meal …

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Community Service or Engagement

William Shakespeare wrote in Romeo and Juliet, “A rose by any other name would smell just as sweet.” Amazing …

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Eat Healthy When Life Gets Busy

When our everyday lives get busy with work, school, and home life, making great food choices sometimes gets put …

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Helping Your Family Prepare Before a Disaster

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COVID-19 and Other Viral Respiratory Illnesses: Preventative Measures

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