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Event 10

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April 7th, 2017 1:00pm -

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...

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! 

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...

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...

FREE Health Insurance Education Workshops

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November 22nd - December 7th, 2016 - The Cen-Tex Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is proud to host a series of FREE Health Insurance Workshops for the community. This event is open to...

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.

Santa at the Station!

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December 9th - 10th, 2016 1:00 - 4:00pm - Join the Waco Transit System and WIC for Santa at the Station! Get free pics with Santa, free face painting, and free drinks and cookies...

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...

A Night On The Farm

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October 21st - 23rd, 2016 5:00 - 7:00pm - This event is a farm-to-table dinner under the stars and time to celebrate friends, supporters, and the legacy of the Farm.  Friday and Saturday, October 21st...

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....

Diabetes Prevention Program

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August 18th - December 9th, 2016 6:00 - 7:00pm - The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program will begin on Sept. 6th and will meet on Thursdays from 6-7 p.m. Registration is required. Cost of the 1-year program is...

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...

Fitness in the Park

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July 9th - June 30th, 2016 10:00am - 10:30pm - As a part of her internship, Kodie Talley will be hosting a fitness event in Cameron Park for the community. This event is intended to...

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! 

Smoke-Free Waco Coalition Meeting

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June 3rd, 2015 12:00 - 1:00pm - Come out and support our community's right to 'Breathe Well'. If you are interested in improving the quality of life of all by helping us...

The 2015 4th Annual Waco ISD Family Fest!

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August 8th, 2015 9:00am - 12:00pm - Parents, mark your calendars for Saturday, August 8th from 9am-noon for the 2015 Waco ISD FAMILY FEST! This back to school event will be held...

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...

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...

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...

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...

September is National Preparedness Month!

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September 17th, 2015 - At this time, we should turn our attention and efforts towards taking the basic steps of personal preparedness. Every individual and family has unique needs...

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...

American Heart Association's workplace wellness program recommendations

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July 15th, 2015 - According to the AHA, a comprehensive wellness program is crucial to improving the health of those in the American workplace. A comprehensive program would include health education,...

Don't put yourself at risk for heat related illnesses!

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July 13th, 2015 - It is getting HOT HOT HOT outside! Take measures to protect yourself and the kids. Heatstroke can lead to disability and even death and the...

Has poor dietary advice led to our Diabetes epidemic?

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June 5th, 2015 - So many people have been told to cut fat from their diets, to reduce the saturated fats down to almost nothing. That may be a...

Eradicating Tobacco Use On Texas College Campuses

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May 26th, 2015 - With their Casual Smoker Campaign and their Alternative Products Campaign, Peers Against Tobacco are working to improve college campus' tobacco policies and eradicate tobacco use...