“Ancestral health,” to use a term popular among followers of the Paleo diet, has gone mass. For them, Paleo — a nutritional regimen centered on pasture-raised meat, eggs, fresh fruit and vegetables and nuts, in the spirit of our cave-dwelling forebears —is a way of life, a philosophical prism that colors everything from child rearing to sunscreen.
After a 129-year break, the most famous Western city in the world gets back to its roots by mounting a spectacular cattle drive down Wyatt Earp Boulevard. Organizers hope the event will inject new life and tourism dollars into what is already the second largest community festival in Kansas.
The arrival of fall means it’s time to cozy up your home. By adding an item or two to a room, you can warm up a space and feel a bit better about the shorter, colder days. We found several items — some fun, some luxurious — that will do just that without breaking the bank.
I often worry about the future. Is it really the responsibility of your children to take care of you when you’re old? What about people without children? Who’s supposed to take care of them? A lot of folks think, yes, children are supposed to take care of their aging parents. You know, payback time.
For years, many child development experts have told parents to refrain from spanking children, calling it ineffective discipline that too easily escalates into abuse. Yet an overwhelming majority of parents continue to say occasional spanking is acceptable. The case of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has further sparked an already impassioned debate.
It's time for flu vaccine again and while it's important for the whole family, this year health officials have some different advice for different ages: Certain kids should opt for the ouchless nasal spray. Seniors, expect to get a new kind of pneumonia shot along with that flu jab.
About 3,000 walkers participated in the 10th annual Whisper Walk on Sunday morning at the Zona Rosa shopping and entertainment district in the Nortland. The walk raised money for the Vicki Welsh Fund, which combats ovarian cancer in the Kansas City area.