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Researchers Suggest Ways to Develop Healthy Eating Habits in a Child — Start Early and Eat Your Vegetables


This story looks at developing healthy eating choices in children.
17-Apr-2015 9:45 AM EDT

Engineer Improves Rechargeable Batteries with MoS2 Nano 'Sandwich'


The key to better cell phones and other rechargeable electronics may be in tiny "sandwiches" made of nanosheets, according to mechanical engineering research from Kansas State University.
16-Apr-2015 5:05 PM EDT

Child Development Scholar Suggests Strategies to Build Foundation for Empathy, Tolerance


This story looks at how a parent can influence a child's relationships to others.
15-Apr-2015 9:05 AM EDT

First You Make Eye Contact, Suggests Kansas State University Child Development Scholar


This story looks at how to enrich that special connection between a child and parents.
15-Apr-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Kansas State University Physical Activity Scientist Suggests Strategies to Keep Children on the Move


This story looks at children and exercise.
15-Apr-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Kansas State University Family Therapist Suggests Parents Relearn to Play


This story looks at the importance of playtime.
15-Apr-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Veterinarian Explains What Every Dog Owner Should Know About Disease

A Kansas State University veterinarian explains what pet owners need to know about canine influenza and how they can protect their pet.
15-Apr-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Kansas State University Lab Reports Increase in Rabies Cases, Urges Awareness

The Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Lab, which conducts tests on suspected cases of rabies in the state, is reporting a spike in the number of positive results compared to the same period a year ago. The lab has found 28 positive rabies cases...
15-Apr-2015 9:05 AM EDT

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Communication Scholar Suggests Strategies to Build Language, Listening Skills


This story looks at how a parent can bolster a child's communication skills.
16-Apr-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Simple Tasks Help Protect Your Credit


With mega data breaches coming from entities such as retail stores, insurance providers and restaurant chains, someone could more easily gain access to personal financial information that consumers have legitimately shared with companies. A family...
23-Mar-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Experts Discuss Irish Beef's Availability in U.S. For First Time in 15 Years

Trade and agricultural experts from Kansas State University say this "green beef" could open the door for trade agreements with other countries in the European Union.
17-Mar-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Poultry Expert Says Avian Influenza Strain Not Harmful to Humans or Poultry Products

A Kansas State University poultry specialist explains why humans don't need to worry about H5N2 avian influenza getting them sick or contaminating their food.
17-Mar-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Veterinarian Cautions Against Using Unnecessary Over-the-Counter Drugs

A Kansas State University veterinarian cautions pet owners against using over-the-counter antibiotics to treat tear stains, which are often only a cosmetic issue.
22-Oct-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Renewing Health Insurance Should Take More Than 15 Minutes, Specialist Says

Renewing health insurance is more complicated than simply choosing the same plan year after year because plans change annually, a Kansas State University community health specialist says.
16-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Veterinary Pharmacologist Warns That Eggs From Backyard Chickens May Pose Consumption Problems


A pharmacologist warns that if you are raising chickens in your backyard, don't consume their eggs if the animals have been taking medication.
16-Sep-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Number of People Susceptible to Painful Mosquito-Borne Virus Increasing, Says Leading Researcher


Kansas State University leading researcher in chikungunya virus says many more people are at risk of getting infected now that mosquitoes in the U.S. are carrying the virus.
23-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT

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