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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.

Nov 22, 2017

According to the National Retail Federation, 54 percent of consumers plan to spend about the same as last year on holiday shopping, with 24 percent planning to spend more than last year. Total spending is expected to exceed one trillion dollars. Unfortunately, when credit card bills start arriving, many consumers suffer...


Nov 22, 2017

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans outline four basic food safety principles: clean, separate, chill and cook. Following those principles reduces the risk of food poisoning – which seems to occur more often during the holidays. K-State Research and Extension food scientist and coordinator of the Rapid...


Nov 14, 2017

Research shows that those who take good care of themselves and make healthy lifestyle choices are healthier, happier, miss less work, and have lower healthcare costs. Health is one of K-State Research and Extension’s five Grand Challenges. The family and consumer sciences agent for the Walnut Creek Extension...


Nov 7, 2017

More than two dozen K-State Research and Extension agents at county and district offices are trained and ready to help senior citizens explore all the options available to them through their Medicare plans. Through a statewide program known as SHICK, Senior Health Insurance Counseling for Kansas, trained Extension...


Nov 7, 2017

More than two dozen K-State Research and Extension agents at county and district offices are trained and ready to help senior citizens explore all the options available to them through their Medicare plans. Through a statewide program known as SHICK, Senior Health Insurance Counseling for Kansas, trained...