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Air Quality
The air quality in north Georgia has suffered over the past weeks due to several wildfires burning across the north Georgia mountains. While the smoke ebbs and flows depending on the direction of the wind, smoke is likely to be an issue for at least the next few weeks.
Tips for roasting, smoking or frying your turkey, provided by UGA Extension food safety expert Judy Harrison. CAES News
Turkey Cooking
It’s holiday turkey-eating time. Follow these tips from University of Georgia Cooperative Extension to make sure you cook a tasty turkey while combating bacteria and other foodborne pathogens.
As a result of a roof leak, mold grows on the ceiling of a home. CAES News
Mold control
Homes along the coast of Georgia were drastically damaged by Hurricane Matthew. Homes that weren't structurally damaged may soon show signs of a sneaky and dangerous aftereffect: mold.
Family members of all ages can join in the fun and play "Pokemon Go." The game was designed to encourage activity, but University of Georgia Cooperative Extension experts say be mindful of your surroundings and don't focus just on the game. CAES News
"Pokemon Go"
A new technological craze has invaded our towns and cities. “Pokemon Go” has people wandering around aimlessly, looking at their phones. Because “catching” those little characters can be distracting, players sometimes put themselves into dangerous situations as a result of being unaware of their surroundings. University of Georgia Cooperative Extension urges “Pokemon Go” players to be alert at all times.
5-year-old Parks Powell plays an educational game on his parents' iPad. CAES News
Kids and Tablets
Tablets have become commonplace in today’s classrooms, even as early as preschool or kindergarten. If used appropriately, these touchscreen devices can enhance instruction, according to a UGA Cooperative Extension specialist.
High-calorie drinks lined up in refrigerator. June 2009. CAES News
Healthy Lunch
Are you worried about packing a healthy lunch for your kids this school year? If so, you are not alone; lots of parents struggle to provide nutritious foods that their kids will actually enjoy eating every day for lunch.
University of Georgia researchers Jamie Cooper and Chad Paton have found that by eating a diet high in polyunsaturated fat, study participants show significant decreases in total cholesterol and other markers of “bad” cholesterol such as LDL and triglycerides. In this case, study participants consumed a seven-day diet of whole foods such as walnuts, wild-caught Alaskan keta salmon, tuna, flax seed oil, grapeseed oil and canola oil, along with fish oil supplements. CAES News
Walnuts & Salmon
A diet that includes higher amounts of polyunsaturated fats, found in foods like walnuts and salmon, can help offset the detrimental effects of the occasional meal high in saturated fats, University of Georgia researchers have shown in a small clinical study.
Members of the ExTEND Advanced Leadership Training Program graduated May 5 after two years of leadership workshops. CAES News
ExTEND Leadership Program
More than a dozen University of Georgia Cooperative Extension leaders graduated from UGA’s ExTEND Advance Leadership Training Program on May 5.
Debbie Murray is the associate dean for extension and outreach at the University of Georgia's College of Family and Consumer Sciences.

Murray will be presented the award at the National Health Murray came to UGA in 2012 following a successful career at the University of Kentucky where she worked with community leaders from impoverished areas of eastern Kentucky early in her career. This made her realize the powerful impact access to the university's expertise can have on families and communities. CAES News
Murray Recognized
Debbie Murray, who has served as associate dean for extension and outreach at the University of Georgia’s College of Family and Consumer Sciences since 2012, has received the Jeanne M. Priester Award for exemplary, impactful leadership in the area of health and wellness.