<![CDATA[Living articles about food home & travel from in Kansas City, MO | KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/ en-us Wed, 21 Jan 2015 22:58:03 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Wed, 21 Jan 2015 22:58:03 CST Living 60 School districts, parents at odds over breakfast in class http://www.kansascity.com/living/article18877587.html#storylink=rss Instead of providing low-income students free or reduced-price meals in the cafeteria, districts are increasingly serving all children in the classroom.

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Change one meal a day to alter your diet and health http://www.kansascity.com/living/article18778386.html#storylink=rss Making daily visits to the sandwich shop or wolfing down a container of oily pasta leftovers — perhaps indulged in after a tough meeting or slow day — can add up in more ways than one.

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A minority woman in tech: Jeanette Prenger on being more than a ‘double check mark’ http://www.kansascity.com/living/article18769818.html#storylink=rss Young women still aren’t flocking to careers in science and technology, and figuring out why can be a real head-scratcher. They have the skills and academic wherewithal but still choose other disciplines, a recent study showed. And researchers point out that female students often outperform male students in math and science. So what gives? Jeanette Prenger, founder and president of Ecco Select, an IT consulting firm in Kansas City, sees mostly culture and tradition at work.

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E-cigarette use by teens soars, as smoking drops http://www.kansascity.com/living/article18742920.html#storylink=rss Use of the devices among middle- and high school students tripled from 2013 to 2014, according to new federal data, bringing the share of high school students who use them to 13 percent – more than smoke traditional cigarettes.

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Ditch the War on Weeds; I love my dandelions http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/cindy-hoedel/article18664989.html#storylink=rss Life has enough challenges without us creating battles that don’t really need to be fought. Gain time and money by ignoring your weeds.

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Intersex surgeries spark move away from drastic treatment http://www.kansascity.com/living/article18747363.html#storylink=rss She was born to a young Chicago couple, named Jennifer, and grew into a beautiful long-lashed child with wavy dark hair, big brown eyes and a yearning, youthful desire to be just like all the other girls. Only she wasn’t. Doctors first noticed her slightly enlarged genitals, and then discovered she had testes inside her abdomen and male chromosomes. And so began a series of surgeries to make things “right.”

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Study: More people engaged in end-of-life planning http://www.kansascity.com/living/article18743559.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 17 Apr 2015 04:12:02 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/article18743559.html Famed French Laundry restaurant opens kitchen in odd place http://www.kansascity.com/living/article18766407.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:53:04 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/article18766407.html Beech-Nut recalling baby food over fears of glass pieces http://www.kansascity.com/living/article18747261.html#storylink=rss Beech-Nut Nutrition is voluntarily recalling about 1,920 pounds of baby food after an infant was hurt by a small piece of glass inside one of the jars.

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Ferran Adrià ‘forages’ his way through KC and shares thoughts on smoke, technology http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article18432284.html#storylink=rss Spanish master chef Ferran Adrià, considered to be the world’s greatest culinary mind, made a stop in Kansas City as part of his Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art exhibit “Notes on Creativity.” While in town, he got a taste of barbecue, as well as dishes prepared by local chefs, bartenders and culinary students.

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Standards for organic seafood coming this year, USDA says http://www.kansascity.com/living/article18658959.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:48:12 CDT By MARY CLARE JALONICK ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/article18658959.html ‘Ninja Warrior’ gym in KC area is all about creating obstacles http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article18426968.html#storylink=rss With nets, rings and other contraptions, Belton gym trains would-be Ninja Warriors. And a few of the customers are prepping for NBC’s “American Ninja Warrior” shows this weekend at Union Station.

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The Wine Press: Life lessons from vintner Serge Hochar http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article18545504.html#storylink=rss Doug Frost, writer of the column The Wine Press, salutes Lebanese vintner Serge Hochar of Chateau Musar. “I was happy to learn everything I could from him,” Frost writes. “And it wasn’t just tasks he was teaching, it was more like life lessons.”

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Your brain’s aging and a new report urges ways to stay sharp http://www.kansascity.com/living/article18507269.html#storylink=rss Those lost car keys that were an annoyance in your 30s can spark major anxiety in your 60s. Turns out it’s normal: The brain ages just like the rest of your body, says a new report that urges Americans to take steps to keep sharp in their senior years. The prestigious Institute of Medicine examined what scientists know about “cognitive aging,” changes in mental functioning as we get older.

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Cancer diagnosis prompts sisters to have preventive surgery http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article18407207.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 19 Apr 2015 08:52:18 CDT By SANDY QUADROS BOWLES ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article18407207.html Ohio hospitals conduct statewide colon cancer screening http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article18913338.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 19 Apr 2015 08:46:58 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article18913338.html Mental health funding cuts stir outcry in Connecticut http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article18913236.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 19 Apr 2015 08:31:56 CDT By SUSAN HAIGH ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article18913236.html Ex-'Top Gear' star got false cancer diagnosis before fracas http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article18911658.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 19 Apr 2015 07:21:59 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article18911658.html For next president, a way out of the health care fights? http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article18911331.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 19 Apr 2015 07:11:59 CDT By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article18911331.html News from around Wisconsin at 5:28 a.m. CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article18849510.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 19 Apr 2015 06:37:04 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article18849510.html Morehouse receives $1.2M grant to serve East Point area http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article18908766.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 19 Apr 2015 05:01:59 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article18908766.html News briefs from around Kentucky at 1:58 a.m. EDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article18908487.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 19 Apr 2015 04:03:03 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article18908487.html Bethune-Cookman partnering offer free sickle cell screenings http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article18908499.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 19 Apr 2015 02:07:00 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article18908499.html Doctors, nurses deliver flip-flops to Gov. Scott http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article18908496.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 19 Apr 2015 02:06:57 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article18908496.html Hoot Property: Jason Statham acts fast to secure Beverly Hills showplace http://www.kansascity.com/living/home-garden/article18908472.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 19 Apr 2015 02:02:10 CDT By LAUREN BEALE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/home-garden/article18908472.html Family who died of carbon monoxide poisoning laid to rest http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article18864027.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 18 Apr 2015 19:28:04 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article18864027.html Music career ambition survives student's amputation http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article18725970.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 19 Apr 2015 00:01:00 CDT By REGINA DENNIS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article18725970.html Elkhart group plans 10-week road trip to spread kindness http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article18679122.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 18 Apr 2015 23:01:00 CDT By LINCOLN WRIGHT ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article18679122.html Western NC students not too keen on healthier lunches http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article18600393.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 18 Apr 2015 23:01:00 CDT By JULIE BALL ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article18600393.html New tribal court program seeks to help drug addicts http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article18540590.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 19 Apr 2015 01:01:00 CDT By ELOISE OGDEN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article18540590.html