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Radio stations are free to use clips from any of the episodes below. 

A selection of fully produced segments are made available weekly on the "For Radio Stations" page at the K-State Research and Extension news page, where previous Sound Living episodes are stored.

Captioned episodes are available on our Sound Living page on YouTube.

Sep 26, 2017

Research has identified a set of factors that help children achieve positive outcomes in the face of significant adversity. Kansas State University assistant professor and Extension child development specialist Bradford Wiles says that when communities and families strengthen these factors they optimize...


Sep 19, 2017

Some planning, preparation and a slow cooker are all that’s needed to have an inexpensive, healthy dinner ready when you walk through the door after a hard day at work. A slow cooker allows a variety of soups, stews, meats, casseroles and other foods to be prepared over an extended period of time. However, there are...


Sep 12, 2017

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in three Americans over the age of 65 falls every year, resulting in moderate to severe injuries that make it hard for them to get around or live independently. To increase awareness about how to avoid fall-related injuries, the National Council on...


Sep 5, 2017

The Kansas Department of Aging and Disability Services has been awarded 3-point-1 million dollars for the first year of a two-year grant by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for the prevention and treatment of opioid abuse in Kansas. K-State Research and Extension is also focusing on the opioid crisis...


Aug 29, 2017

A total solar eclipse of the sun occurred on Aug. 21. The path of totality clipped the northeastern corner of Kanasa, going basically across Hiawatha into the Kansas City suburbs and then into Missouri. Because of cloud cover in many areas, the eclipse – while still spectacular – was not what everyone had hoped...