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Movement for Depression Prevention in Teens According to a recent study published in the February 11, 2020 issue of Lancet Psychiatry, declining physical activity starting at age 12 is associated with depressive symptoms at age 18, new research shows. In the first study to objectively measure physical activity in teens, investigators found (more)

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Keeping The House Clean While Keeping Baby’s Safe Keeping a clean house may protect against the spread of germs, but early exposure to household cleaning agents could have an unwanted effect on young children, according to data from a recently completed longitudinal study of 3455 infant children. Infants, whose caregivers reported frequent (more)

Monday 17 February 2020
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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY! The Achieve Center needs a volunteer to assist with child care during LENA Start classes, a free program for parents of young children. Child care is provided while parents are attending the class. The commitment is for 10 weeks on Thursdays beginning February 20, 2020 – April 23, 2020, (more)

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Voting News from the Disability Vote Coalition The Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition (WDVC) is a non-partisan effort to help ensure full participation in the electoral process of voters with disabilities. It is a project of Disability Rights Wisconsin and the Wisconsin Board for Developmental Disabilities. Voting fact sheets, videos, and other resources (more)

Thursday 30 January 2020
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Happy Mother’s Day in March! Being appreciated doesn’t need to occur once a year. Wonderful moms, like you, deserve to be applauded all year long. That is why the Achieve Center’s Parent Advisory Committee has prepared a special morning of activities as a gift for all you do to provide your (more)

Friday 3 January 2020
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It’s that time of year again. The snow is falling, trees are going up, and parents are wracking their brains for what to get their children for the holidays. In recent years, electronic toys have become more advanced, more available, and often preferred. These are tempting to go for, as (more)

Tuesday 10 December 2019
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Wisconsin Health Officials Find E. coli O157 in Bagged Romaine Salad from Salinas Valley, California Consumers should avoid eating any products with romaine lettuce from that region As part of the ongoing investigation into the multistate outbreak of Escherichia coli O157:H7 (E. coli O157) infections, Wisconsin health and food safety officials have found E. coli O157:H7 bacteria (more)

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Get FAFSA help, chance for scholarship at College Goal Wisconsin events Since 2006, over 24,500 Wisconsin students have received free help completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at College Goal Wisconsin events held throughout the state. This year, 45 College Goal Wisconsin events will take place between October 3 (more)