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  1. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Energy Vampire! Boo! (for the Week of April 22, 2007)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-energy-vampire-boo-week-april-22-2007

    a Dracula sense. In a "I'm a plug-in device like a TV set and I'll slurp up electricity even ... electricity — energy — even after you hit the "off" switch. For example, say, you turn off the TV ... But the TV stays in a "standby" mode. This lets it come on right away after you've done ...

  2. Family Fundamentals: For health, limit kids' TV, other 'screen time' (for 12/2011)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/family-fundamentals-health-limit-kids-tv-other-screen-time-122011

    spent a lot of time watching TV, playing video games or on the computer. We know this isn’t ideal, but ... the age of 18, they will have witnessed an estimated 200,000 acts of violence on TV, video games, ... less TV. According to research done by the Henry J. Kaiser Foundation, kids aged 8 to 18 years spend ...

  3. Social Media Effort to Help Families Get Healthier by Heading 'Back to the Kitchen'

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/social-media-effort-help-families-get-healthier-heading-back-kitchen

    meals or fast food eaten in front of the TV. To help busy families find easy, practical ways to adopt ... kids' ball game or practice, or they're on their tablet when they're watching TV late at night ... slept at least 10.5 hours a night, watched under 2 hours of TV on weekdays and ate an evening meal with ...

  4. Chow Line: Help build culture of healthy living, eating (for 3/13/11)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-help-build-culture-healthy-living-eating-31311

    on TV last night or what you saw on Facebook. This is a huge cultural shift we're talking about, ... 10 hours of TV per week. More information is on the weight control website, http://www.nwcr.ws/. Chow ...

  5. Chow Line: Behavior changes key in weight loss (8/24/12)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-behavior-changes-key-weight-loss-82412

    also more likely to eat more fruits and vegetables. TV-related viewing and eating: Participants were ... asked how often they ate snacks or meals in front of the television, how much TV they watched on an ...

  6. OSU Extension, USDA to Discuss Forages and Pasture Management

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-extension-usda-discuss-forages-and-pasture-management

    U.S. Highway 62, in Sardinia. The event is free and open to the public. “The drought has had ... species in our pastures,” he said. “Texas and Oklahoma are states that have seen drought back to back, and ...

  7. Chow Line: 'Mindless eating' leads to weight gain (6/1/12)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-mindless-eating-leads-weight-gain-6112

    I’m watching TV, I snack way too much, even though I’m not really hungry. Any ideas? What you’re doing ... factors is eating while distracted-- when watching TV, talking with family or friends, or eating in the ...

  8. Internationally Renowned Horticulturist to Visit Chadwick Arboretum

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/internationally-renowned-horticulturist-visit-chadwick-arboretum

    continue through the afternoon. The event is free and open to the public. "The Bloom family is very ... gardens." Bloom has appeared on BBC-TV's "Gardeners' World Program" and other gardening ... programs, including the PBS Victory Garden, to educate the public on the latest gardening tips and ...

  9. Ohioans Finding Economic Benefits in Protecting Humans and the Environment Through OSU Extension Program

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohioans-finding-economic-benefits-protecting-humans-and-environment-through-osu

    1970s to promote public safety and a cleaner environment, has had an unexpected purpose in recent times: ... commercial applicator is a job that is generally out of the public eye, but is important for maintaining ... public safety and protecting the environment. "Pesticides are a useful tool, and their use is ...

  10. Family Fundamentals: Don't be afraid to talk with children about war (for July 2008)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/family-fundamentals-dont-be-afraid-talk-children-about-war-july-2008-0

    July 11, 2008 My young children sometimes watch the TV news with us. How should we handle their ... coverage of breaking news can easily become too intense. If that happens, calmly turn the TV off and ask ...

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