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Jun 11, 2018

The heat of summer is upon us and with that the drabness of winter has given way to the green lushness of summer. It has also given way to many of the pests of summer. Pests like fleas, mosquitoes, ticks, and mites, which are not only aggravating, but also can present some very real dangers. On this week’s Perspective...


Mar 19, 2018

March is National Nutrition Month, an effort to get Americans to ‘Go Further with Food.’ One of the campaign efforts is reducing food waste. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations reports one-third of the food produced for human consumption is lost or wasted – that’s about 1.3 billion tons...


Sep 4, 2017

For over four years, the Institute for the Health and Security of Military Families at Kansas State University has worked to address the health and resilience of military personnel, veterans and their families. The Institute is home to a group of scientists from diverse programs across the university. On this...


Jul 3, 2017

Good healthcare is a problem for many Americans, especially if you are poor … and especially if you are in jail. And, of course, it becomes even more complicated if you are a woman and pregnant. One doctor spent six years caring for female inmates at the San Francisco jail. During that time she learned first-hand...


Jun 19, 2017

The American Cancer Society estimates that some 1-point-7 million new cases of cancer will be diagnosed in 2017. The chances for an American male developing cancer is almost 41 percent, while the chances for an American woman to develop cancer is over 37 percent. The good news is that the survival rates for all forms of...