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  1. Grounding and GFCI Protection

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-79021

    a direct path to earth that does not include the body or equipment. Proper grounding protects people from ... A ground-fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) is specifically designed to protect people from electrical shock. GFCIs ...

  2. What Horse Owners Should Know About West Nile Virus

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/WNV-1007

    to people by the bite of an infected mosquito. The principal transmitter of WNV is the northern house ... infected with WNV. Once the mosquito is infected, it may transmit the virus to people or other animals when ... from the infection. Horses, too, are prone to severe WNV infection. People cannot get WNV from another ...

  3. Ultraviolet Light Exposure: Health Concerns

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-199

    This melanin gives a tanned look, which is damage to the skin. For people who naturally are darker ... skinned, the melanin in their skin provides them with some protection against sunburns. Fair-skinned people ... including redheads, blondes and people with blue or light green eyes burn more quickly due to less melanin ...

  4. Putting MyPlate on Your Table: Fruit

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SS-151

    that people of all ages fill half of their plate with fruits and vegetables at each meal. Eating fruit ... provides health benefits. People who eat more fruits and vegetables as part of an overall healthy diet are ...

  5. Sun Exposure (Protect Your Skin)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-79018

    blue, green or gray eyes. A common misconception is that people with darker complexions are not at risk ... for skin cancer, because they do not easily sunburn. While it is true that people with darker ...

  6. Avoiding Skin Irritations and Injuries Caused by Plants

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-79019

    irritations and injuries. Some people are more sensitive to certain plants than others. It is important to ... dahlias. • Plants of this type can trigger allergic reactions in some people. • The pollen from these ...

  7. Putting MyPlate on Your Table: Grains

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SS-149

    Kidd, M.P.H., R.D., L.D., Healthy People Program Specialist, Family and Consumer Sciences, Ohio State ... Linnette Goard, M.S., Cindy Oliveri, M.S. Revised by Bridgette Kidd, M.P.H., R.D., L.D., Healthy People ...

  8. Code Literacy: Increasing K-12 Coding Education in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-1574

    programs benefit business, community, scientific and social needs. Without coders, people would not have ... the lifestyle they enjoy today. How Computer Science Benefits Society Computer programmers help people ... creators of technology, but also simultaneously the protectors of people’s digital footprints. For ...

  9. Putting MyPlate on Your Table: Vegetables

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SS-152-15

    recommended that people of all ages fill half of their plate with fruits and vegetables at each meal. ... weight management. People who eat vegetables as part of an overall healthy diet are more likely to have ...

  10. Listeria monocytogenes: A Concern for Pregnant Women and Older Adults

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5562

    people do not often develop noticeable symptoms after eating contaminated food. The highest incidence of ... is at Risk? Healthy people rarely contract listeriosis, but the illness can be serious for some ... people, especially the elderly, newborns, pregnant women and those with weakened immune systems. What ...

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