Food & Health
River scene
Bob Rode, aquaculture extension specialist, shares resources to aid with the confusion as to whether seafood is healthy or harmful. USDA encourages the public to consume approximately 2 meals per week of seafood as part of a healthy diet. Is that safe?
Purdue is co-sponsoring the annual Indiana Extension Homemakers Association's Home and Family Conference, promoting positive, healthy living by providing workshops, inspirational speakers and tours. The conference will be June 9-11 at the Sheraton Hotel at Keystone Crossing in Indianapolis and includes more than 20 sessions on health and wellness, family relationships, community and technology.
Purdue researchers Catherine Hill and Val Watts are designing insecticides that target dopamine rece
Purdue researchers have identified a new class of chemical insecticides that could provide a safer, more selective means of controlling mosquitoes that transmit key infectious diseases such as dengue, yellow fever and elephantiasis.
Illegal meth lab
A new Purdue Extension publication gives community leaders insight into the methamphetamine scourge so they can work to solve the problems it causes in Indiana, which leads the nation in meth lab raids.