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NAMI Homefront Education Program

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June 13th, 2017 - NAMI Homefront is a free, 6-session education program for family, friends and significant others of Military Service Members and Veterans with mental health conditions. It...

Raised Bed and Container Gardening

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June 6th, 2017 6:00 - 8:00pm - Heart of Texas Urban Garden Coalition is hosting a presentation on Raised Bed and Container Gardening by Dr. Peter Ampim from Prairie View A&M on...

DJ Cavem & Alkemia Earth

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May 27th, 2017 8:00 - 1:00pm - Event Details: Saturday, May 27th 2017 8 AM: Free Yoga by Alkemia Earth @ Heritage Square 9 AM: Normal Farmer's Market Opening 10 AM: Cooking Demonstration by Alkemia...

Event 10

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April 7th, 2017 1:00pm -

Healthy Soul Food Cooking Demonstration

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November 4th, 2017 11:00am - 3:00pm - Save the Date on November 4th, 2017 for the next Healthy Soul Food Cooking Demonstration! 

Spring Cleaning - A New You!

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April 26th, 2017 10:30am - 12:30pm - Anyone living with a Mental Health condition is invited to learn how to improve their whole health. This FREE event will have information booths, snacks...

Metropolitan Area Active Transportation Plan Kick Off & Community Gathering

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March 23rd, 2017 6:00 - 7:00pm - The Waco MPO will hold a community gathering/workshop on March 23, 2017 to kick off their new Active Transportation Plan.  This plan will provide the framework...

Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes

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March 30th - April 27th, 2017 4:00 - 6:30pm - Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes is a 5 week program for people with Type 2 Diabetes. There will be a new topic each week. See...

Hearts & Homes Ladies Conference

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February 25th, 2017 10:00am - 3:00pm - The Cen-Tex Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is gearing up their Spring Event and are bringing back the Women’s Health Conference. It will be an incredible...

Upcoming - Free Cooking Demonstrations at the Farmer's Market!

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October 29th - November 20th, 2016 - Looking for fresh and affordable foods? Visit the Waco Downtown Farmer’s Market for some upcoming Cooking Demonstrations with local vendors and chefs! Check out the schedule...

2016 Waco Heart Walk

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October 22nd - 23rd, 2016 8:00 - 10:00am - On Saturday, October 22, the American Heart Association will be holding their annual Heart Walk at Waco's McLane Stadium.  The festivities will begin at 8 a.m....

Free Medical Care Event!

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October 1st, 2016 8:00am - 3:00pm - Some people are not able to get the medical care they need for themselves or for their families. Let us help you get the care...

MEND at the YMCA

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May 4th - June 1st, 2016 - What: MEND is a 10-week program for children that are above their healthy body weight. The program meets twice per week and teaches children and...

LIVESTRONG at the YMCA

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April 12th, 2016 1:00pm - The YMCA and Livestrong have joined together to create a research-based physical activity and well-being program designed to help adult cancer survivors reclaim their total...

YMCA Healthy Kids Day

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April 23rd - 24th, 2016 10:00am - 1:00pm - Join in the family fun at this year's YMCA Healthy Kids Day! With lots of fun activities, the family can enjoy a day of healthy...

Sock it to Diabetes Walk 2016

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May 7th - 8th, 2016 7:30 - 10:30am - Help us stop Diabetes! Bring your family, friends, coworkers, neighbors and join for a morning of exercise and healthy living activities at the 2nd Annual...

Healthy Soul Food Cooking Demonstration Event

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April 9th - 10th, 2016 11:00 - 3:00am - Enjoy a fun filled day for the entire family on healthy cooking, wellness, nutrition seminars, and professional chef food demos, exercise classes, door prizes and a whole lot...

Heart Health Education for Everyone!

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February 12th - 13th, 2016 10:00 - 10:30am - Jeffrey Place Health Care is hosting and Early Heart Attack Care Signs and Symptoms Education Session! Please join them on Friday February 12th 10-10:30am to hear...

RocktoberFest 2015 5k and kids races

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October 3rd - 4th, 2015 9:00am - 1:00pm - Join in this fun 5K and kids races event for RocktoberFest to benefit the Robinson Education Foundation. The 5k race begins at 9 am with...

RocktoberFest 2015!

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October 3rd - September 22nd, 2015 9:00am - 1:00pm - Join in this fun 5K and kids races event for RocktoberFest to benefit the Robinson Education Foundation. The 5k race begins at 9 am with...

Articles

New & Improved Nutrition Facts Label

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January 26th, 2017 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has updated the Nutrition Facts label on packaged foods and beverages with a fresh design that will make it...

The McLennan County Active Living & Healthy Eating Plan

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January 5th, 2017 - The plan is being funded through a grant by the Texas Healthy Communities Program at the Texas Department of State Health Services, with the goal...

Waco-McLennan County Trended Health Report 2016

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October 5th, 2016 - The Waco-McLennan County Public Health District has constructed this report with the objective of creating a tool that local entities can use to further identify...

Texas Healthy Communities Assessment - Phase 2

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September 28th, 2016 - The American obesity epidemic has become a national prevention priority. Underserved communities are particularly vulnerable to obesity-related risks because of barriers to engaging in healthy...

Eating to Death

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June 7th, 2016 - Eating to Death: Number of people afflicted with diabetes has quadrupled since 1980. (NaturalNews) The World Health Organization (WHO) recently revealed that the number of adults...

Do I Have Prediabetes?

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June 7th, 2016 - What is prediabetes, and do I have it? Prediabetes means a person's blood glucose (sugar) level is higher than normal, but not high enough yet to...

Sodium and the "Silent Killer"

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June 7th, 2016 - A lot of people may be confused about sodium. It’s essential for life but too much can really harm our health.. so how much do...

Get Out and Garden Today!

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June 6th, 2016 - It's National Garden Day!  Did you know, gardening is considered moderate to high-intensity exercise? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, up to 330...

Upcoming - Free Cooking Demonstrations at the Farmer's Market!

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May 10th, 2016 - Looking for fresh and affordable foods? Visit the Waco Downtown Farmer's Market for some upcoming Cooking Demonstrations with local vendors and chefs!  Check out the schedule below! **Please...

Americans Urged to Limit Sugar

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January 7th, 2016 - Concerned about the cholesterol and fat in your diet? That's so 2015. If you want to stay on the cutting edge of nutrition advice, what you...

Link between e-cigarette flavors and lung disease

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December 9th, 2015 - Flavored e-cigarettes may seem like an alternative to smoking, but researchers warn that flavored e-cigarettes may not be worth the unknown long-term risks. Researchers at the Harvard University...

When Smokers Quit...

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November 23rd, 2015 - Check out this motion graphic showing the healing process over time the body makes after one quits smoking. 

Prelim Eval of Berkeley Soda Tax Shows It's Working As Intended

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November 18th, 2015 - New from Public Health Institute: Interim results from the largest-to-date evaluation of Berkeley, California’s 2014 sugar sweetened beverage excise tax show that the one cent per...

National Eating Healthy Day is November 4!

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October 28th, 2015 - The American Heart Association is committed to helping all Americans live longer and healthier lives!  Celebrate National Eating Healthy Day by making healthier food choices. On this day each...

Texas Healthy Communities Assessment - Phase 1

http://livewellwaco.com/texas-healthy-communities-assessment

October 12th, 2015 - The American obesity epidemic has become a national prevention priority. Underserved communities are particularly vulnerable to obesity-related risks because of barriers to engaging in healthy...

Is Your Heart Age Older Than You?

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September 2nd, 2015 - Though there are other ways of looking at your risk for having a heart attack or stroke, heart age is an easy way for us...

Live Well Waco officially adopted by Prosper Waco!

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August 10th, 2015 - Live Well Waco has officially been adopted by the Health arm of Prosper Waco and is working to decrease the percentage of Waco-area adults and children...