Kansas City, MO – The Kansas City Missouri Health Department has launched a new initiative to curb asthma attacks among kids. Last year, the health problem accounted for more than 3,000 childhood hospitalizations in the city.
George Guidall has narrated more than 900 audio books, from old classics to the latest fiction. "I've often described myself as a literary hermit crab," he says. "I scuttle around the currents of literature and find a home in someone else's imagined truth."
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Growing up, George Guidall wasn't much of a reader. "I hear my mother keep telling me, even now, 'George you never pick up a book. You just don't read,'" he says.
Depending on where you live, you may know these bronze-shelled little nuts by a number of names. And their uses are just as varied. From the nation's hazelnut capital, Oregon, come recipes for nut-studded salad, pasta and more.
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Get recipes for Sweet And Spicy Roasted Hazelnuts With Rosemary, Oregon Bounty Salad, Dukkah and Pappardelle With Hazelnut Cream below.
Kansas City, MO – The Department of Homeland Security says a report saying risks associated with a federal research laboratory planned at Kansas State University have been understated will not derail the project.
The Kansas City Missouri Health Department has launched a new initiative to curb asthma attacks among kids.
A Missouri House committee is gathering information on Medicaid spending, in preparation for next year's legislative session.
In her memoir, The Dirty Life, former Manhattan travel writer Kristin Kimball recounts her move from the big city to a muddy farm -- with a love story along the way.
In a way, Kristin Kimball was lucky. She'd never farmed before, so when she moved to a farm in upstate New York, she had no idea what she was getting into. Her husband, Mark, did know ? but then, Kimball tells NPR's Melissa Block, "he's crazier than I am."
Kansas City, Missouri – A report released today from a committee of the National Academy of Sciences is sharply critical of the Department of Homeland Security and its plans for a biosecurity lab in Manhattan , Kansas.
The National Bio and Agro Defense Facility, or NBAF, is a flagship project in the effort to make the region between Manhattan, Kansas City, and Columbia, Missouri a hub for animal science and food safety.