5 Questions

Five questions: Marble collecting
03:29 p.m., May 22, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Marbles, those whimsical orbs behind phrases like “knuckling down” and “playing for keeps,” pervade our culture.
Five questions: Window watch
12:04 p.m., May 15, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
When the weather gets warm, open windows can be a cost-effective way to keep cool. But they can also be a safety hazard for children, who may fall through. Safe Kids Kansas offers ways to let the fresh air in while keeping your children safe.
Five questions: Avoiding scams
05:29 p.m., May 8, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Thousands of Kansans have registered their phone numbers with the Do Not Call Registry, but telemarketers are finding new ways to get your money or personal information. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt offers the following tips to avoid scams.
Five questions: Salt savvy
02:24 p.m., May 1, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment joined in World Salt Awareness Week earlier this spring to encourage Kansans to watch their sodium intake. Below, KDHE answers questions about sodium and its link to heart disease.
Five questions: Plant a tree
01:01 p.m., April 17, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Arbor Day in Kansas is celebrated on the last Friday in April. To answer a few questions about the holiday, we visited arborday.org.
Five questions: Rabies on rise?
Spread of disesase can be prevented
April 11, 2012
So far this year, 13 animals in Kansas have tested positive for rabies compared to only four at this time last year.
Five questions: Tobacco-free teens
03:24 p.m., April 3, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Last month, U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin released a new report calling on the country to make the next generation tobacco-free.
Five questions: Storm preparation
01:01 p.m., March 27, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Severe Weather Awareness Week in Kansas was March 12-16. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment answered these questions about the proper precautions to take.
Five questions: Poison protection
01:24 p.m., March 20, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
March 18-24 is the 50th anniversary of National Poison Prevention Week.
Five questions: Flu still around
Influenza now ‘widespread’ in Kansas
02:47 p.m., March 13, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment in a press release last week warned influenza is now at its highest level in the state this season and reminded residents vaccines were still available.
Five questions: Good consumer
Tips for purchasing products
04:21 p.m., March 6, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
National Consumer Protection Week is this week. Our questions come from information provided through Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt’s website, ag.ks.gov.
Five questions: It’s a leap year
12:41 p.m., February 21, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
This year is a leap year, making leap day Feb. 29.
Five questions: Tips from the heart
03:01 p.m., February 14, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
February is American Heart Month, drawing attention to heart disease, America’s No. 1 killer.
Five questions: Cards of love
12:51 p.m., February 7, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
As Valentine’s Day approaches on Tuesday, scores of people are sure to head to the greeting card racks. Below, the U.S. Greeting Card Association provides some facts and figures about Valentine’s cards.