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Released: 6-Sep-2019 5:00 PM EDT
Aw, Shucks: K-State Vet Says Corn on the Cob No Treat for Dogs
Kansas State University

Corn on the cob is a treat that many people enjoy each summer. But a Kansas State University veterinarian says don't share that cob with your dog.

Newswise: National Geographic's THE HOT ZONE shows biosecurity's importance
Released: 23-May-2019 1:05 PM EDT
National Geographic's THE HOT ZONE shows biosecurity's importance
Kansas State University

Ron Trewyn, Kansas State University NBAF liaison, writes to encourage people to watch THE HOT ZONE, a National Geographic limited series inspired by two Kansas State University veterinarians and leaders and their work during the 1989 Ebola-related outbreak in Virginia.

Newswise: Super Start: How to Prepare Children, Teens for New School Year and Transitions
Released: 15-Aug-2017 11:05 AM EDT
Super Start: How to Prepare Children, Teens for New School Year and Transitions
Kansas State University

The first several days of school will plant roots for the rest of the academic year, say education professors at Kansas State University.

Newswise: Total Eclipse of the Sun: Kansas State University Expert Offers Tips to Safely View Aug. 21 Solar Eclipse
Released: 11-Aug-2017 9:05 AM EDT
Total Eclipse of the Sun: Kansas State University Expert Offers Tips to Safely View Aug. 21 Solar Eclipse
Kansas State University

Kansas State University physicist Chris Sorensen offers tips to safely watch the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse, both inside and outside the path of totality.

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Released: 20-Jul-2017 5:05 PM EDT
Smart Debt: Financial Planner Says Debt Can Be Helpful if Used Carefully
Kansas State University

Household debt has reached an all-time high in the U.S. according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, but a financial planner at Kansas State University said debt isn't always bad.

Newswise: Summer Savings: Travel Expert Shares Ways to Save on Vacations
Released: 30-May-2017 10:05 AM EDT
Summer Savings: Travel Expert Shares Ways to Save on Vacations
Kansas State University

Summer vacations don't have to break the bank, according to Kansas State University's Kristin Malek, assistant professor of hospitality management, who shares some easy ways to save on airfare, lodging, activities and food.

Newswise: Good News for Grilling: Black Pepper Helps Limit Cancerous Compounds in Meat, Study Shows
Released: 16-May-2017 9:45 AM EDT
Good News for Grilling: Black Pepper Helps Limit Cancerous Compounds in Meat, Study Shows
Kansas State University

A Kansas State University researcher recently discovered that a commonly used spice is a champion at reducing carcinogenic compounds in grilled meats.

Newswise: Keep the Learning Going: Educator Offers Parents Tips for Helping Kids Retain Information Over Summer Break
Released: 15-May-2017 9:05 AM EDT
Keep the Learning Going: Educator Offers Parents Tips for Helping Kids Retain Information Over Summer Break
Kansas State University

A Kansas State University education expert offers methods parents can use to help their children retain what they've learned through the summer and all year long.

Newswise: Supporting Spouses: Family Studies Expert Advocates Showing Appreciation for Military Spouses
Released: 8-May-2017 9:05 AM EDT
Supporting Spouses: Family Studies Expert Advocates Showing Appreciation for Military Spouses
Kansas State University

A Kansas State University expert on military families says most military spouses experience a lifestyle of constant adjustment.

Newswise: Pedal Power: Expert Says Communities Need to Stay Up to Speed on Bicycle Infrastructure
Released: 1-May-2017 9:05 AM EDT
Pedal Power: Expert Says Communities Need to Stay Up to Speed on Bicycle Infrastructure
Kansas State University

A Kansas State University planner says communities should consider becoming more bicycle-friendly.

Newswise: Fits to a 'Tee': Golf Is 'Fore' Everyone, and Economically It's a Great Time to Be a Golfer
Released: 17-Apr-2017 12:05 PM EDT
Fits to a 'Tee': Golf Is 'Fore' Everyone, and Economically It's a Great Time to Be a Golfer
Kansas State University

Because of the golf industry's downsizing after the Great Recession, the sport is more affordable and accessible than ever, according to a golf course management expert at Kansas State University.

Newswise: High-Tech Toys Could Stagnate Babies’ Communication Skills
Released: 3-Feb-2016 11:05 AM EST
High-Tech Toys Could Stagnate Babies’ Communication Skills
Kansas State University

When babies and toddlers play with a tablet or other noisy device, they often play alone, which can be detrimental to their development, according to Bradford Wiles, an assistant professor and extension early child development specialist at Kansas State University. Research has shown that children need meaningful interaction with adults to reach their full social potential.

Newswise: Put Your Game Face On
Released: 28-Jan-2016 9:05 AM EST
Put Your Game Face On
Kansas State University

The dark, cold days of winter offer a great time for family or friends to bond over board games, which provide surprising benefits beyond the activity itself, according to Kansas State University's Elizabeth Brunscheen-Cartagena.

Newswise: Season of Giving Extends Past the Holidays: Food Donations Needed Year-Round
Released: 21-Jan-2016 11:05 AM EST
Season of Giving Extends Past the Holidays: Food Donations Needed Year-Round
Kansas State University

It comes naturally for many people to give to their local food pantries during the holidays, but it’s important to remember that “hunger knows no season.” An assistant professor of human nutrition and registered dietitian explains the importance of making healthful food pantry donations so families can have balanced meals, based on the MyPlate dietary guidelines.

Newswise: Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease
Released: 14-Jan-2016 9:05 AM EST
Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease
Kansas State University

A Kansas State University aging specialist discusses 10 main signs of Alzheimer’s disease and the importance of obtaining an early diagnosis.

Released: 23-Dec-2015 10:05 AM EST
Kansas State University Experts Share Five Guidelines for a Happy, Healthy 2016
Kansas State University

Researchers with Kansas State University's College of Human Ecology share tips on making the new year a healthy and happy one.

Released: 22-Dec-2015 11:05 AM EST
Holiday Harmony: Kansas State University Therapist Offers Advice on Coping with Stress, Depression
Kansas State University

A Kansas State University marriage and family therapist offers advice on coping with holiday stress and depression.

Released: 18-Dec-2015 5:05 PM EST
Kansas State University Veterinarian Offers Tips to Keep Holidays Safe and Accident-Free for Pets
Kansas State University

Susan Nelson, clinical associate professor at Kansas State University's Veterinary Health Center, offers tips for your pets that could help you prevent some holiday-related accidents.

Released: 18-Dec-2015 5:05 PM EST
Holiday Harmony: Kansas State University Experts Share Tips on Helping Preschoolers Deal with Family Gatherings, Divorce
Kansas State University

Experts from Kansas State University's College of Human Ecology share advice on helping preschoolers cope with large gatherings and divorced parents during the holidays.

Newswise: Finance Professor Comments on Federal Interest Rate Increases
Released: 18-Dec-2015 11:05 AM EST
Finance Professor Comments on Federal Interest Rate Increases
Kansas State University

Eric Higgins, Kansas State University professor and head of the finance department, discusses what interest rate increases mean for consumers and the economy.

Newswise: Holiday Time Means Cookie Time
Released: 9-Dec-2015 10:05 AM EST
Holiday Time Means Cookie Time
Kansas State University

In the next few weeks, they will seemingly be everywhere—in homes, at offices and at parties. They come in several varieties, and most people can probably name a favorite when it comes to holiday cookies. According to two Kansas State University experts, cookies can and should be enjoyed in moderation this holiday season. The experts provide tips to prepare, bake and store cookies safely, and offer advice on how people can alter ingredients to make cookie recipes a bit more healthful.

Newswise: From Gifts to Food: Shop for the Holidays Without Blowing Your Budget
Released: 8-Dec-2015 10:05 AM EST
From Gifts to Food: Shop for the Holidays Without Blowing Your Budget
Kansas State University

Black Friday and Cyber Week may be behind us, but the holiday shopping season is still in full swing. Consumers can shop adequately for the holidays without blowing their budget. This means being creative with gift giving and making lists of everything needed for the holidays.

Released: 17-Nov-2015 9:05 AM EST
Food Safety Expert Offers Tips for Safely Reheating and Storing Thanksgiving Leftovers
Kansas State University

Wondering what to do will Thanksgiving leftovers? A Kansas State University Olathe food safety expert offers several storing and safety tips that are designed to keep Thanksgiving leftovers filled with flavor rather than a foodborne illness.

Newswise: Avoid a Recipe for Disaster with Properly Cooked Food This Thanksgiving, Expert Says
Released: 13-Nov-2015 9:05 AM EST
Avoid a Recipe for Disaster with Properly Cooked Food This Thanksgiving, Expert Says
Kansas State University

A Kansas State University food safety expert shares some food preparation tips for home cooks that will ensure guests pile their plates with safe food dishes and forgo a side of food poisoning.

Released: 16-Jul-2015 9:05 AM EDT
Food Safety Expert Explains Food Labels and Their Regulations
Kansas State University

A Kansas State University food safety specialist explains some terms on food labels that are federally regulated and which lack a clear definition.

Released: 23-Jun-2015 12:05 PM EDT
Experts Offer Little Tips to Make Big Changes in Work Health
Kansas State University

Research shows sitting too long at work can lead to chronic health problems in the long term. Kansas State University kinesiology and human nutrition experts give simple tips to incorporating activity into your daily work routine.

Released: 4-Jun-2015 9:05 AM EDT
Nutritionist Looks at Proposed Changes to Child Care Meal Guidelines
Kansas State University

A Kansas State University nutritionist explains the proposed changes to meal guidelines in child care and adult care settings and why this is positive for both the health of those being served and the health of the care providers' business.

Released: 7-May-2015 11:05 AM EDT
Kansas State University UAS Experts Offer Insight on New FAA Initiatives
Kansas State University

The Federal Aviation Administration announced two new unmanned aircraft systems initiatives on Wednesday, May 6, at the Unmanned Systems 2015 conference in Atlanta. Two Kansas State University Salina faculty members are attending the conference and have shared their comments on the announcement.

Released: 5-May-2015 9:05 AM EDT
Food Science Expert Explains Why Listeria Is Showing Up More Often in Food Recalls
Kansas State University

Listeria has been the reason for 16 recalls in two months, in products not typically associated with the bacteria. A Kansas State University food science expert explains why the foodborne pathogen is appearing in different products.

Released: 24-Apr-2015 9:05 AM EDT
Spring Clean Your Finances with These Tips From a Financial Expert
Kansas State University

Wanting to rid yourself of paper bills but don't know what to keep? A Kansas State University financial planner explains what you can toss and why cleaning your financial health is about more than just trashing some documents.

Newswise: Communication Scholar Suggests Strategies to Build Language, Listening Skills
Released: 16-Apr-2015 9:05 AM EDT
Communication Scholar Suggests Strategies to Build Language, Listening Skills
Kansas State University

This story looks at how a parent can bolster a child's communication skills.

Newswise: Simple Tasks Help Protect Your Credit
Released: 23-Mar-2015 12:05 PM EDT
Simple Tasks Help Protect Your Credit
Kansas State University

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 resource management specialist explains steps consumers can take to be proactive and protect their financial well-being.

Released: 17-Mar-2015 2:05 PM EDT
Experts Discuss Irish Beef's Availability in U.S. For First Time in 15 Years
Kansas State University

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.

Released: 17-Mar-2015 2:05 PM EDT
Poultry Expert Says Avian Influenza Strain Not Harmful to Humans or Poultry Products
Kansas State University

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.

Released: 22-Oct-2014 11:00 AM EDT
Veterinarian Cautions Against Using Unnecessary Over-the-Counter Drugs
Kansas State University

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.

Released: 16-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT
Renewing Health Insurance Should Take More Than 15 Minutes, Specialist Says
Kansas State University

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.

Newswise: Veterinary Pharmacologist Warns That Eggs From Backyard Chickens May Pose Consumption Problems
Released: 16-Sep-2014 11:00 AM EDT
Veterinary Pharmacologist Warns That Eggs From Backyard Chickens May Pose Consumption Problems
Kansas State University

A pharmacologist warns that if you are raising chickens in your backyard, don't consume their eggs if the animals have been taking medication.

Newswise: Number of People Susceptible to Painful Mosquito-Borne Virus Increasing, Says Leading Researcher
Released: 23-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT
Number of People Susceptible to Painful Mosquito-Borne Virus Increasing, Says Leading Researcher
Kansas State University

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.

Released: 2-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT
Culinary Historian Says Americans Have Long Celebrated Fourth of July with Food
Kansas State University

Food and the Fourth of July have long been an American tradition, according to Jane Marshall, a culinary historian and food writing instructor at Kansas State University.

Released: 19-Jun-2014 11:00 AM EDT
Start Mosquito Protection Methods Now, Says a Kansas State University Veterinarian
Kansas State University

Kansas State University veterinarian advises to start mosquito prevention methods now in order to protect yourself and your horse from West Nile virus during the heavy infection season in mid to late summer.

Released: 18-Jun-2014 10:00 AM EDT
Food Safety Specialist Says Food Poisoning Cases Underreported
Kansas State University

A Kansas State University food safety specialist says there are distinct symptoms for food poisoning and reporting it to your doctor is an important step in improving food safety.

Released: 12-Jun-2014 11:00 AM EDT
Nutritionist Offers Advice on Vitamins, Dietary Supplements
Kansas State University

A Kansas State University assistant professor of human nutrition explains why you should be cautious when choosing a supplement and what to look for to get the most accurate product.

Released: 9-Jun-2014 3:00 PM EDT
Agricultural Exports Reach Record High; K-State Agricultural Economist Explains Pros and Cons
Kansas State University

A Kansas State University agricultural economist explains why agricultural exports are projected to be so high this year and what that means for U.S. consumers.

Released: 22-May-2014 10:00 AM EDT
Grilling Tips So You Don’t Get E. coli
Kansas State University

K-State Olathe food safety specialist advises on how to give your holiday guests some tasty food, without food poisoning.

Newswise: Nix the Ticks: Expert Has Tips on How to Protect Yourself From Summer Pest
Released: 22-May-2014 10:00 AM EDT
Nix the Ticks: Expert Has Tips on How to Protect Yourself From Summer Pest
Kansas State University

A Kansas State University tick expert says you could be exposed to a tick a minute this summer. He gives advice on how to protect yourself from ticks.

Released: 20-May-2014 10:00 AM EDT
Agricultural Economist Breaks Down Record High Meat Prices
Kansas State University

A Kansas State University agricultural economist says meat prices are at a record high and he expects prices to steadily increase throughout the year.

Released: 8-May-2014 1:00 PM EDT
Wildfires Expected to Cost More Than $1 Billion to Extinguish
Kansas State University

Kansas Forest Service fire training specialist explains why fires are more difficult and costly to extinguish.

Released: 7-May-2014 10:00 AM EDT
Don't Get Caught in a Storm Without Your Helmet and Tennis Shoes
Kansas State University

A climatologist advises to wear head protection during a tornado to avoid head injury.

Released: 7-May-2014 9:30 AM EDT
Equine Specialist Warns Horse Owners of Dangerous Virus
Kansas State University

Two states have confirmed cases of equine herpes virus. K-State equine specialist explains the disease and describes the possible symptoms.

Released: 23-Apr-2014 11:00 AM EDT
Late Freeze Kills Fruit Buds
Kansas State University

Horticulturist explains how to check if your fruit buds survived the late burst of cold weather.


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