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Kids Garden Expo

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June 27th, 2017 4:00 - 7:30pm - Join us for our summer Kids Garden Expo hosted by Baylor Community Engagement and Service and HOT Urban Gardening Coalition. Kids will showcase what they...

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 -

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...

Farm Day

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April 8th, 2017 10:00am - 3:00pm - World Hunger Relief will host a “Farm Day” on April 8th, 2017 from 10 am – 3 pm at 356 Spring Lake Rd Waco, TX....

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...

Walk Across Texas!

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March 2nd, 2017 5:30 - 6:30pm - Walk Across Texas is kicking off on Thursday, March 2nd at 5:30 pm at the Redwood Shelter, Cameron Park! 

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...

Power Over Diabetes

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January 11th - February 2nd, 2017 5:30 - 7:00pm - Please Join for a FREE Health Series “Power Over Diabetes” Wednesdays from 6:00pm — 7:00pm (Registration from 5:30 — 6:00 p.m.) South Waco Community Center (2815...

NAMI Homefront

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January 31st - December 26th, 2017 - The NAMI Homefront Education Program is for family and friends of Military Service Members and Veterans with mental health conditions.

5 Year Anniversary at the Farmer's Market Event!

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November 11th - 12th, 2016 5:00 - 8:00pm - Come help us celebrate our five year anniversary at this special nighttime Market event! There will be the great produce and food vendors you've come...

Seley Park Ribbon Cutting

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November 9th - 7th, 2016 - Join in the celebration and opening of Seley Park at the Ribbon Cutting Event on November 9th at 10am.

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...

LIVESTRONG at the YMCA Charity Dinner

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September 30th - August 24th, 2016 - Tickets for the LIVESTRONG at the YMCA Charity Dinner are now available!  When: Sept. 30, 2016 at 6 p.m. Where: Baylor Scott and White Hillcrest Auditorium Cost: $15...

LIVESTRONG

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October 1st - 2nd, 2016 8:00 - 1:00pm - The YMCA of Central Texas strives to offer free programming to cancer survivors with the purpose of restoring spirit, mind and body. Your entry fee enables...

Event 6

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July 15th, 2016 1:00pm - Aug. 23. MEND is a 10-week program for children ages 7-13 that are above their healthy body weight. It helps the child and their family...

Fitness in the Park

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July 9th - June 27th, 2016 10:00 - 10:30pm - Join us for some fun fitness in the park! We will be doing circuit trianing exercises promoting fitness anywhere anytime with no equipment! 

Free Cooking Demonstration at the Farmer's Market

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May 21st - 22nd, 2016 10:00am - 1:00pm - The first demo will be at 10am and the second demo will be at 12pm.

Walk Across Texas

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March 10th - May 8th, 2016 - The McLennan County Walk Across Texas program will begin on March 14 and conclude on May 8.  The Kick-Off will be held on March 10...

Fit for a Cause Kickoff Bash!

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April 24th - 25th, 2016 3:00 - 4:30pm - Fit for a Cause is a project to provide fitness activities and opportunities for the Waco community. Come join the kickoff bash April 24th and...

Mental Health First Aid Certification

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April 23rd - 24th, 2016 8:00am - 5:00pm - Mental Health First Aid teaches non-mental health professionals how to help someone experiencing a mental health challenge. Come learn the basic understanding of what different mental...

Panel Discussion & Lunch

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April 20th - 21st, 2016 12:15 - 1:15pm - Join NAMI Waco for a Panel Discussion and Lunch to discuss the topic of Resolving Conflict Between Mental Health Consumers and Law Enforcement.  Location: Waco McLennan...

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...

Health Expo at the YMCA

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October 22nd - November 6th, 2015 5:00 - 7:00pm - Join both YMCA locations for their Health Expo! Activities include free screenings (hearing, vision, blood pressure, glucose, BMI and body fat calculations). HEB will be...

RocktoberFest Fun Run Event!

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October 3rd - September 18th, 2015 9:00am - 1:00pm - Sign up to join the 5k or kids races to benefit the Robinson Education Foundation! Then, stick around after the races to enjoy other Rocktoberfest...

Charity Dinner for LIVESTRONG at the YMCA

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October 2nd - 3rd, 2015 - Join us for a fajita dinner provided by Chuy's, dessert created by the Egg & I, music by Jon Fox and a silent auction. Location: Baylor...

Hungry Games 2015 Kickoff Event

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August 27th - 28th, 2015 5:00 - 7:00pm - Di' Amore Fine Jewelers is teaming up with The Heart of Texas Autism Network & The Shepherds Heart for the Hungry Games 2015 Kickoff Event....

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...

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...

The 10 states with the most smokers

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June 20th, 2016 - The smoking rate in the United States has fallen in the last 50 years, dropping from 42.4% in 1965 to 18.0% in 2012. According to the Centers...

Base Quit-Smoking Day on Menstrual Cycle?

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June 8th, 2016 - WEDNESDAY, June 1, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Certain weeks of a woman’s menstrual cycle may be better than others for quitting smoking, a small study...

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...

Redefining Healthy: FDA to adjust their definition of "healthy"

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June 7th, 2016 - Which is healthier: Pop-Tarts... ...or almonds? Based on the definition of "healthy," the correct answer is pop-tarts!!! The FDA is currently changing the modern definition of healthy. The...

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...

Donut Worry - National Donut Day includes healthy recipes too!

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June 3rd, 2016 - Today is the 78th Annual National Donut Day! Did you know that this day was created in 1938 by The Salvation Army?? The idea originated...

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...

Veggie Van Schedule Summer 2016

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March 29th, 2016 - Introducing the new schedule for the summer at the Veggie Van! What is the Veggie Van? It is a mobile farmer's market that sells fruits, vegetables...

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...

What is Prosper Waco?

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December 16th, 2015 - Click here to get a glimpse of the community partners and see that the Prosper Waco initiative truly is a community effort!   To visit the Prosper Waco website...

Bill Banning Sale of E-Cigarettes to Texas Youth Takes Effect

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November 30th, 2015 - On October 1, Texas joined 40 other states by restricting youth under the age of 18 from purchasing, possessing, consuming or accepting as a gift e-cigarettes...

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. 

The Most Common Cancers in America

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November 2nd, 2015 - Although cancer takes many forms, there are four that claim the lives of over a quarter of a million Americans every year: breast, prostate, lung,...

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...

World Stroke Day is October 29th! Sing to End Stroke!

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October 21st, 2015 - What if singing a song could give someone the power to spot stroke signs and take action? And what if sharing the song could spread...

Texas Healthy Communities Assessment - Phase 1

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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...

A toddler in Texas diagnosed with type 2 diabetes

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September 17th, 2015 - A little girl in Texas had a diet so unhealthy that she developed Type 2 diabetes before her fourth birthday, a doctor who treated her...

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...