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The Only Three Weapons In The Upcoming War On Mosquitos
Tens of millions of people around the world are killed or debilitated by a host of mosquito-borne diseases each year—malaria, yellow fever and more.  Americans are at less of a risk but we do have to be concerned about West Nile, Equine Encephalitis and the Zika Virus...
Science Says First Born Kids Have A Higher I.Q.
This is going to pour gas on the fire of those roaring sibling rivalries, especially those where the oldest sibling claims the high ground of success on their younger brothers and sisters.    Reports cards only tell half the story.
New research by the  University of Edinburgh econ…
Stage 1 Burn Ban In Effect In Yakima County This Weekend
A Stage 1 burn ban throughout all of Yakima County will be in effect beginning today as of 4 p.m.
The ban will be reevaluated on Sunday.
The use of fireplaces, fireplace inserts and wood stoves is prohibited unless it is a certified heating device or the only source of heat for the occupant...
Study Says Kids Prefer A Dog To Their Siblings
Do your kids argue and fight? Is there always a cold war brewing or hot conflict going on?  Looking for a way to enforce the peace? Put down the switch and get a dog!
New research shows that kids prefer their pets to their siblings and that having a dog causes the least amount of conflict in a f…
Mankind’s Closest Animal Cousins Face Extinction
If you’ve been to the movies recently you have no doubt seen a preview for the sci-fi flick War for the Planet of the Apes.  Who wins in the futuristic showdown? Buy a ticket.  But it’s pretty clear which side is losing right now.
More than two dozen of the t…
Report Calls For More Medical Marijuana Reasearch
Think about this before that next puff of medical marijuana. For some, medical marijuana can ease chronic pain and might help some people sleep, but it's also likely to raise the risk of triggering schizophrenia and a heart attacks.
Those are among the conclusions about marijuana reached by a fe…
Last Year Was A Bad Year To Be A Celebrity
My radio show partner Lance Tormey has been on the job at KIT for 28 years!  By every measure he is a “local celebrity.”
KIT had a pretty good 2016 and so did Lance but given all the big name celebrity deaths, many people claim 2016 was a bad year to be a celeb...
Science Says Those Who Swear May Be More Honest
We aren’t saying you need to change your behavior or your sensibilities BUT the Daily Mail is reporting that people who swear more likely to be more honest!
Researchers from the University of Cambridge surveyed close to 3-hundred people about why they use foul language and the answer …
Just One Cigarette, Just One And The Risks It Brings
Sir Walter Raleigh what have you done? If you think smoking just one cigarette a day is harmless you should think again. A new study by the U.S. National Cancer Institute found that just a single cigarette each day can raise your odds for an early death...

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