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  1. Injury Prevention: Types of Cold Stress

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-981.13

    and people with a pre-existing condition are at a higher risk. Examples of high-risk conditions are ... takes even the healthiest person longer to complete simple tasks in the winter. However, people with ...

  2. Farming with a Visual Impairment

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-981.16

    vision impairment and blindness in different ways. Most people are born with excellent eyesight, but many ... lose vision due to an injury, aging or disease over time. For some people vision loss is sudden, and ... function or sometimes people with the same eye condition may have different degrees of remaining vision. ...

  3. Rural Transportation Programs and Their Benefits

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-1575

    goals of Ohio’s Rural Transit Program are to: enhance the access of people in rural areas to shopping, ... isolation for groups such as older adults and people with disabilities. Access to transportation may also ... can overcome this constraint and reinforce agglomerations by allowing more people to come closer ...

  4. Clostridium perfringens: A Foodborne Illness, Not the 24-Hour Flu

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5568

    Michele Williams, and Jeffery LeJeune Clostridium perfringens is one of the bacteria that make people sick ... by producing a toxin that causes illness. Many times, people confuse this foodborne illness with the ... some people—especially very young or older people. Dehydration can occur with this type of foodborne ...

  5. Fleas

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2081-11

    raised (swollen) itching spot, surrounded by a red halo. Flea bites on sleeping people typically occur in ... they receive a signal that a host is near. Signals may include vibrations (pet and people movement), ... fleas are common and they are biting people, treatments can be useful. Most repellents that repel ...

  6. Involving Volunteers in a Community-Led Business Retention and Expansion Program

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-1563

    strategies to expand the diversity of people and organizations and has an active role in tackling the ... challenges that affect the well-being of communities (Beaulieu & Cordes, 2014). How many people should be ... The group helps set clear, attainable, and manageable goals for the program. Community-minded people ...

  7. Salmonella

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5566-11

    poisoning?" Food poisoning is the common term many people use to refer to foodborne illness. When an outbreak ... for several months. A few people who have salmonellosis may develop long-term joint pain, a condition ... people attribute their illness to a virus or flu. The local Health Department and Centers for Disease ...

  8. Secondary Injury Prevention: Using Braces to Reduce Joint Injuries

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-982.8

    beneficial for people who are suffering from lower back pain or injury, particularly those who have chronic ... joint. For people who are prone to ankle injuries, braces are used to immobilize injured ankles or ...

  9. Emergency Disinfection of Drinking Water

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-317

    is for good reason, since consuming contaminated water can make people very sick. Boiling water for ... just a minute is extremely effective at killing bacteria and parasites that can make people sick. When ...

  10. Rural Neighbors—Living and Working Together

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-1280

    a barn or livestock facility unless asked. Without being aware of it, people can spread diseases to ... discuss the issue. Taking legal action can be expensive and often means that the people involved have ... neighbors, being accessible and talking to people when they have concerns takes time. The effort is rewarded ...

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