Bao to talk about link between plastic containers, obesity at Science Cafe

A portrait of Assistant Professor Wei Bao of the Department of Epidemiology in the University of Iowa College of Public Health.Wei Bao, CPH assistant professor of epidemiology, will present “The Link Between Plastic Food Containers and Obesity” from 7 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 29, at Everybody’s Whole Foods in Fairfield, Iowa.

His talk is part of the Science Cafe series sponsored by the Environmental Health Sciences Research Center and UI Institute for Clinical and Translational Science.

Youth groups encourage farmer safety

http://www.agupdate.com/news/state-and-regional/safety-watch-youth-groups-encourage-farmer-safety/article_a7ce138e-f72a-5b87-ab0f-ebd8d3d44992.html

BLN grants strengthen public health projects in seven Iowa communities

The College of Public Health’s Business Leadership Network recently announced seven award recipients through the second year of its Community Grant Program. Read more about the projects, which include increasing awareness of mental health issues, providing fitness equipment for seniors, reducing food insecurity, and more.

Big Ten Network
http://btn.com/2016/12/18/giving-b1g-across-the-big-ten-part-1-btn-livebig/

Fort Dodge Messenger
http://www.messengernews.net/news/education/2016/12/afes-fdsh-get-community-grant-awards/

Centerville Daily Iowegian
http://www.dailyiowegian.com/news/local_news/rathbun-lake-area-y-receives-university-of-iowa-grant/article_4f5c5ed9-a3a8-52a7-92db-8ada410cde85.html

Iowa Now
https://now.uiowa.edu/2016/12/ui-grants-strengthen-public-health-initiatives-five-iowa-communities