Category Archives: In the News

Health Benefits of Yoga

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communication Intern     Yoga has many health benefits, including regulating the nervous system, improving balance and flexibility, providing a stronger core, and reducing physical, mental, and emotional stress. I feel like there is this stereotype … Continue reading

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Volunteering Opportunities in Arizona

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern       Looking for ways to give back to your community and have fun while doing it? You’re in luck! We’ve compiled a list for you of local Arizona opportunities, as well as … Continue reading

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World No Tobacco Day is May 31st!

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern     I will always remember those days in elementary and middle school when they would teach us about the “say no to drugs and tobacco!” program. They would bring in a presenter who … Continue reading

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The Latest on Peanut Allergies

Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director   A close friend of mine has had to deal with a severe peanut allergy all her life. At risk for going into anaphylactic shock, a condition where your blood pressure suddenly drops … Continue reading

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More on COVID-19 and Vitamin B6

Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director   A study published in Frontiers in Nutrition suggests that the anti-inflammatory and anti-thrombosis properties in vitamin B6 might help protect people against severe COVID-19 infection. Researcher Thanutchaporn Kumrungsee said that lower levels … Continue reading

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