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251 Mercury contained in latex paints can be health hazard, according to director of Iowa waste reduction center at University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1990:31, p.1
9/4/1990 Mercury used as a preservative identified as possible source of health problems.
252 University of Northern Iowa receives $126,300 federal grant to expand wellness program, prevent substance abuse
Public Relations News Release 1990:32, p.1
9/4/1990 Grant provides money for programs aimed at maintaining healthy lifestyles.
253 I'll drink to that--more reasons to indulge in eight glasses a day.
Public Relations News Release 1990:18, p.1
9/3/1990 Water is important for good health.
254 Infectious waste disposal options being explored by Iowa health care facilities according to Iowa Waste Reduction Center
Public Relations News Release 1989:547, p.1
4/10/1990 The Iowa Waste Reduction Center works with area health care facilities to promote proper disposal of hazardous materials, including bandages, tissue, and used needles. Such waste must be disinfected and incinerated.
255 Century Companies of America gift to University of Northern Iowa Foundation will aid in Health Risk Appraisal Project
Public Relations News Release 1989:535, p.1
4/5/1990 The Wellness Outreach program, coordinated by Professor Thomas Davis, conducts the Health Risk Appraisal project. The project seeks to identify present and future health risks for individuals.
256 Workshop for Counselors to be offered at University of Northern Iowa Wednesday (April 11)
Public Relations News Release 1989:534, p.1
4/5/1990 Doctor Patricia Love presents a workshop designed to aid counselors balance work with their personal lives, teaching them techniques that they can apply to their clients. The workshop is sponsored by the College of Education.
257 Biology graduate student at Northern Iowa pursuing research on arterial disease
Public Relations News Release 1989:520, p.1
4/2/1990 Todd Hixson studies arterial disease prevention under Doctor Mohammad Islami for his master's thesis. Hixson works closely with professors from the School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation for his practicum project.
258 University of Northern Iowa P. E. Club sponsoring 'Governor's Run for Heart' Friday and Saturday (April 5-7)
Public Relations News Release 1989:514, p.1
4/2/1990 Governor Terry Branstad joins runners for the final mile of the Governor's Run for Heart, sponsored by the Physical Education Club. The goal of the event is to raise twenty-five hundred dollars for the American Heart Association.
259 Latest health fad out of control -- have you had your cholesterol checked?
Public Relations News Release 1989:501, p.1
3/28/1990 Barbara Krieg, Assistant Director of Northern Iowa's Cardiac Rehabilitation Program, conducts research on blood cholesterol screening processes.
260 Northern Iowa student studies health risks
Public Relations News Release 1989:477, p.1
3/20/1990 Todd Hixson works at an area clinic, diagnosing patients with arterial blockage.
261 Nutrition and the AIDS patient--new developments in treating disease
Public Relations News Release 1989:477, p.1
3/20/1990 AIDS researcher, Dale Kline, visits economics students to speak on the importance of nutrition in AIDS treatment.
262 Alcohol and sexual attitudes survey completed at Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1989:459, p.1
3/7/1990 Professors Tom Davis and Susan Koch conduct a survey showing low illegal drug use among the student body, but high alcohol consumption. The survey is meant to help educators develop quality programs on health practice.
263 Education/awareness play helps students understand AIDS
Public Relations News Release 1989:459, p.1
3/7/1990 Kathy Oakland directs the Price Lab School's performance of "Threads, Needles, and Patches", a live action adaptation of a novel on the AIDS Quilt project.
264 Happy Birthday to America's favorite sandwich spread--peanut butter
Public Relations News Release 1989:445, p.1
2/28/1990 Hattie Middleton provides dietary information on peanut butter to celebrate the centennial birthday of George Washington Carver's sandwich spread.
265 Counseling Center, Health Center offer variety of activities for spring semester at Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1989:369, p.1
1/30/1990 The Counseling and Student Health Centers organize several programs for students seeking help with weight control, substance abuse, sexual abuse, and relationship problems.
266 Play based on Memorial Quilt will be performed free for public Thursday (Feb. 1) by students at Price Laboratory School at University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1989:364, p.1
1/29/1990 Nobel prize nominee Cleve Jones and filmmaker David Thompson visit students of Katherine Oakland at Price Laboratory School to document their performance of a play to raise AIDS awareness.
267 Food choices and exercise are the best ways to beat the Battle of the Bulge
Public Relations News Release 1989:362, p.1
1/25/1990 Kathy Gulick presents a series of seminars focused on food and exercise decisions leading to weight loss.
268 Lead in landfills--potential threat to the state's groundwater
Public Relations News Release 1989:339, p.1
1/10/1990 John Konefes announces new laws concerning the disposal of lead batteries in landfills. Konefes expresses concern over the amount of metal seeping into the groundwater from batteries, television sets, and other electronics.
269 Vitamin C---wonder drug or worthless cure? Claims examined.
Public Relations News Release 1989:339, p.1
1/10/1990 Professor Joanne Spaide warns against the consumption of high doses of vitamins which may lead to serious health concerns.
270 Correction for "Northern University High School students' play about AIDS gaining national attention"
Public Relations News Release 1989:334, p.1
1/9/1990 A correction for the January 8, 1990 news release. Cleve Jones is tested positive for HIV, not AIDS as previously reported.
271 You can't see it or smell it, but there are ways to test for it
Public Relations News Release 1989:329, p.1
1/4/1990 Professor Jere Wheatley explains the factors causing unreliability in radon testing, stating that multiple tests should be conducted to ensure safety.
272 The big chill cometh--beware of hypothermia
Public Relations News Release 1989:316, p.1
12/21/1989 Professor Joan Thompson discusses the dangers of prolonged exposure to subzero temperatures.
273 The new cereal additive psyllium¿ can it really reduce cholesterol?
Public Relations News Release 1989:317, p.1
12/21/1989 Professor Joanne Spaide discusses the use of a bulking agent for fiber products in cereals. The product can reduce cholesterol by up to nine percent, but may cause allergic reactions in some consumers.
274 Protecting against illnesses: Take time to stay healthy
Huebner--Kimberly Jo (Class of 1994)
Northern Iowan 86:29, p.4
12/15/1989 Tips on keeping in good health during final examinations.
275 University of Northern Iowa to offer course at Ottumwa.
Public Relations News Release 1988:502, p.1
5/26/1989 "Health Promotion/Risk Reducation" will be offered for three semester hours of graduate credit.
276 Don't get mad -- just get sick. How our emotions contribute to health.
Public Relations News Release 1988:314, p.1
2/27/1989 Angry feelings over a period of time can cause physical problems such as ulcers, high blood pressure, and heart disease according to Jane Wong. The best way to deal with this emotion is to tackle it aggressively, and not let it build.
277 Fitness is the fad of the future
Northern Iowan 85:32, p.8
1/27/1989 Tom Davis talks about the benefits of keeping fit and the best ways to go about it.
278 Cholesterol screening to be offered next week
Miller--Jennifer C. (Student--1989-1990)
Northern Iowan 85:27, p.5
12/2/1988 Health Center offering screening.
279 Health fraud in Iowa: investigation and prosecution at the state level.
Public Relations News Release 1988:151, p.1
11/10/1988 Information will be provided on educating individuals to recognize and deal with fraudulent activities.
280 Ahrabi-Fard instructs workshop
Northern Iowan 85:1, p.14
8/26/1988 Taught importance of exercise to elderly.
281 University of Northern Iowa 'Governor's Run for Heart' to be April 15-16
Public Relations News Release 1987:349, p.1
4/6/1988 The Physical Education Club sponsors the seventh 'Governor's Run for Heart' to promote fitness and raise money for the American Heart Association. The run will begin in Maucker Union, and conclude at the Capitol Building.
282 Preventive measures outlined; use your head, take care of your heart
Northern Iowan 84:50, p.9
283 AIDS tests in Iowa: False-positive rate may be as high as 75 percent
Public Relations News Release 1987:326, p.1
3/24/1988 Professor Robert Seager warns that AIDS testing may be deceiving, with a possible false-positive rate of up to seventy-five percent.
284 Suicide in AIDS patients high: A warning against widespread testing?
Public Relations News Release 1987:313, p.1
3/16/1988 Professor Robert Seager examines the possible effects of mandatory AIDS testing. He warns that the extreme suicide rate of those diagnosed with AIDS may be caused by inaccurate test results.
285 Wellness Fair set
Gramenz--Kimberly (Class of 1988)
Northern Iowan 84:46, p.3
286 Wellness Fair to offer fitness, health advice
Northern Iowan 84:46, p.12
3/15/1988 Kim Gramenz talks about the fair.
287 Fingerprints an early tip-off for risk to Alzheimer's disease?
Public Relations News Release 1987:273, p.1
2/18/1988 Professor Norris Durham conducts research on fingerprints as an early indicator of a number of diseases, including Alzheimer's disease.
288 Health claims on food labels benefit producers, mislead consumers
Public Relations News Release 1987:273, p.1
2/18/1988 Professor Joanne Spaide warns that health claims placed on food items are often misleading.
289 Radio News Network Broadcast Briefs
Public Relations News Release 1987:164, p.1
12/3/1987 Nathaniel Richmond speaks on an arms reduction treated being developed by Reagan and Gorbechev. Pamela Redcliffe relays the symptoms of hypothermia. John Somervill explains holiday depression. Ivan Eland warns against the dangers of holiday decorating.
290 Radio News Network Broadcast Briefs
Public Relations News Release 1987:145, p.1
11/19/1987 Ivan Eland gives winter driving tips. Robert Ross analyzes the presidential election. Presidential candidate Governor Bruce Babbit visits the UNI campus. Ronald Chung explains the Thanksgiving restaurant trend. Nancy McGraw shares dieting strategies.
291 Before you light that cigarette or eat that cookie, try a hypnotic trance
Public Relations News Release 1987:139, p.1
11/17/1987 Professor Jane Richards uses hypnotherapy to help patients lose weight and quit smoking. Richards suggests that the best way to find a qualified hypnotherapist is through a referral by a family counselor.
292 Radio News Network Broadcast Briefs
Public Relations News Release 1987:132, p.1
11/10/1987 Michael Sonnleitner scrutinizes public officials. Joanne Spaide dispels vitamin C myths. Jane Richards discusses hypnotherapy. Jesse Jackson appears at the Auditorium. Barbara Pershing speaks on the dangers of coupon shopping.
293 Hunters, hikers cautioned to check for deer tricks carrying dangerous Lyme disease
Public Relations News Release 1987:106, p.1
10/28/1987 Professor Nixon Wilson conducts research on five species of Iowan ticks likely to host Lyme disease. Wilson cautions outdoorsmen to wear light colored clothing, and check their children and animals for the parasite.
294 Radio News Network Broadcast Briefs
Public Relations News Release 1987:73, p.1
10/7/1987 Robert Talbott speaks on Christopher Columbus' role in North American slavery. Wayne Anderson estimates the chance of earthquakes occurring in Iowa. Forrest Dolgener reviews cholesterol guidelines. Charles Means announces the rise of minority test scores.
295 Radio News Network Broadcast Briefs
Public Relations News Release 1987:31, p.1
9/9/1987 Daryl Smith researches some of Iowa's endangered species. Fred Fryman and Tom Ryan examine Iowa's high migration rate. Larry Hensley explains the future of health and wellness in higher education. Donald Whitna discusses the U. S. Constitution.
296 UNI is co-sponsor of the Lakeshore Wellness Conference
Public Relations News Release 1987:399, p.1
6/12/1987 A five-day health conference for Iowan educators is held in Storm Lake, organized by Professor Thomas Davis. The conference is meant to help teachers develop healthy lifestyles to pass on to their students.
297 Radio News Network Broadcast Briefs
Public Relations News Release 1987:392, p.1
6/4/1987 David McCalley instructs environmental awareness. Kay Covington examines the effects of the exercise on children. Ron Camarata discusses draught precautions for gardeners. Ronald Chung discusses consumer safety. Clemens Bartollas examines the Miranda Law.
298 Radio News Network Broadcast Briefs
Public Relations News Release 1987:374, p.1
5/14/1987 Ken DeNault compares nuclear destruction with natural disasters. Barbara Pershing discusses why graduates are unprepared for living costs. Joann Spaide examines health risks of fast food. Pat Moffitt explains the goals of the All American Buckle-Up.
299 Radio News Network announcements
Public Relations News Release 1987:345, p.1
4/22/1987 Joel Wells and Dennis Cryer examine a sex education bill. Phil Patton explains how parents pay their children's tuition before attending college. Doreen Hayek gives tips on computer purchases. Phyllis Conklin warns of the dangers of barbecue.
300 Radio News Network Broadcast Briefs
Public Relations News Release 1987:315, p.1
4/9/1987 Marilyn Monteiro explains why women leave the state more than men. John Somervill, Joanne Spaide, and Joan Thompson discuss anorexia and bulimia. Jerry Stockdale explains Amish farming. The Senate approves the fusion of health and physical education.


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