Food safety expert Mary Anne Gravely gives 4 safety steps to avoid food poisoning this holiday season She also identifies the symptoms of food poisoning and how to distinguish it from the flu, and what you should do if you suspect food poisoning.
Joan Thielen from the Denver Dumb Friends League has tips to keep pets safe during cold Colorado weather. The holidays pose additional threats for pets, and Joan has holiday tips as well. And how about a holiday gift for your pet?! Go online to ddfl.org
Jennie Schmaltz teaches students at Elkhart Elementary School in Aurora as well as coaches colleagues. She’s the recipient of the prestigious $25,000 Milken Educator Award recognizing her excellence as both a teacher and a coach. She has been credited with helping her team of teachers and administrators turn the school around, lifting it out of the depths of being one of Aurora’s worst.
Colorado is in a state of drought, and November temperatures are abnormally high. John Bretsch from Davey Tree gives advice on caring for trees during the drought and into the fall and winter months.
Wendy Peters Moschetti discusses efforts to lowerColorado’s obesity rates through neighborhood-focused food literacy trainingand initiatives. LiveWellColorado.org
Concussion expert Dr. Don Teig identifies what symptoms to look for that point to a concussion, and offers advice to parents and coaches on what to do when suspecting a concussion.
Kylie Harrison, WIC Clinic Manager and registereddietician, and Nancy Braden, public information officer, at the JeffersonCounty Health Department describe the WIC program which helps low incomefamilies to eat nutritionally. The program provides food along withnutritional information and ongoing nutritional counseling. There are 3WIC clinics in Jefferson County as well as locations in other countiesthroughout Colorado. Find out the location of the WIC clinicheareest you by calling the Appointment Line at 303 271 5780, or going tocolorado.gov/cdphe/ewic
Dr. Nancy Dawson from Medstar Georgetown University Hospital speaks with Tom Moller about preventing, detecting, and treating prostate cancer, and the advisability of men volunteering for clinical trials
Bill Thoennes from the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment details all the services his department has available for job-seekers as well as services that help employers find just the right employees