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  1. Poinsettia's Poisonous Reputation Persists, Despite Proof to the Contrary

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/poinsettias-poisonous-reputation-persists-despite-proof-contrary

    have a hard time convincing her. “Every year, people ask me if poinsettias are poisonous to people and ... sap is innocuous enough that only people with a latex allergy are likely to have a reaction if they ...

  2. Agriculture Attractive But Not So Convenient Terrorist Target

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/agriculture-attractive-not-so-convenient-terrorist-target

    nonetheless, is real and people should be aware of some of the potential dangers. “There’s no question that ... organism that cause botulism) can kill hundreds of thousands of people. We know how devastating foot and ... observant. Vigilance can be one of the most effective deterrents.” He said that people should be more aware ...

  3. Chow Line: Control blood sugar, 10,000 steps at a time (for 2/6/11)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-control-blood-sugar-10000-steps-time-2611

    people manage blood sugar. Is it because walking that much helps you lose weight, or is it the exercise ... important component in blood sugar control, especially for people who have type 2 diabetes-- the kind of ... especially people with blood sugar problems, to get regular exercise. But if you do have diabetes, be sure to ...

  4. Cuyahoga County: Home on the Farm

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/cuyahoga-county-home-farm

    "So far we've trained about 130 people and of them, 47 have started new urban small-scale farms ... over 5,500 people participating, Barni said. "The vast majority are on previously vacant ... side benefit: "They are bringing people together. Neighbors are talking and working with neighbors ...

  5. OARDC Heirloom Rose Garden, One of Largest in U.S., Holds June 11 Open House

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/oardc-heirloom-rose-garden-one-largest-us-holds-june-11-open-house

    want to educate people about what a treasure we have here,” said the garden’s caretaker, Kelly King, an ... OARDC plant materials specialist and the event’s organizer. “We want people to come out, pack a picnic ...

  6. 'In Over Your Head' Bulletin Offers Strategies for Financial Crisis

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/over-your-head-bulletin-offers-strategies-financial-crisis

    it's also for people who aren't at that point yet," said Chris Olinsky, family and consumer ... debt? A surprising number of people don't. We designed this bulletin to help them understand and ... take control of their finances." In addition, the bulletin offers detailed information for people ...

  7. Chow Line: Why it’s important to eat breakfast (10/26/12)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-why-it%E2%80%99s-important-eat-breakfast-102612

    sense. Nutritionists regularly encourage people to become more attuned to their inner hunger and appetite ... on the differences in people’s brain activity when they skip breakfast and how that affects their ... that studies of young people show that those who don’t eat breakfast consume 40 percent more sweets, 55 ...

  8. OSU Extension Launches New Forest Products Website

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-extension-launches-new-forest-products-website

    directly employs 47,000 people, with a total employment impact of 114,500 people. Ohio communities also ...

  9. Healthy, Wealthy and Wise: Extension's Worksite Wellness Programs a Smart Choice

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/healthy-wealthy-and-wise-extensions-worksite-wellness-programs-smart-choice

    "We can invite people to our educational programs, but it often works better if we go to them," ... don't even have to ask people to bring something healthy. It just naturally happens."   The ... online health and fitness challenges-- 810 people participated in three such challenges offered in 2011 ...

  10. 'Make Tasks Easier': Arthritis Screenings, Universal Design Exhibit at Farm Science Review

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/make-tasks-easier-arthritis-screenings-universal-design-exhibit-farm-science-review

    arthritis is not only a serious health concern for farmers, but that often people think they can’t do ... abilities," Holmes said. "Initially, some people think Universal Design is only for the elderly or people ... Review, most people 'get it.' "Visitors seem most surprised by the fact that Universal ...

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