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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.

Apr 18, 2018

If you worry about the medical care you’d receive if you became ill and were unable to speak for yourself, a new publication, Advance Health Care Planning in Kansas, has the necessary forms to allow you to state your health care preferences before a health crisis occurs. Advance directives allow you to voice your...


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 22, 2017

Developing good eating habits is a front-line defense against obesity, which happens when a child takes in more calories than they burn. In the United States, nearly one in four children between the ages of 2 and 5 is overweight or obese – putting them at risk for developing diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma...


Aug 8, 2017

Parents who pack a lunch for their kids often believe they’re saving money while providing better nutrition than a school lunch. However, on average, a school lunch is lower in calories, carbohydrates, fat, saturated fat, iron and sugar. K-State Research and Extension nutrition specialist Sandy Procter explains why...


Aug 1, 2017

There are many factors that influence our health. The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities has developed a framework of national health and wellness that’s being delivered through the Cooperative Extension Service in all 50 states. K-State Research and Extension child development specialist Bradford...