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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.

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Oct 26, 2020

K-State Research and Extension family and consumer sciences specialist Sharolyn Jackson says Halloween marks the beginning of what some refer to as a food and party marathon that doesn’t end until after the Super Bowl in February. She says eating in moderation, being physically active and identifying the things...


Oct 19, 2020

The number of Americans providing unpaid care for family or friends continues to climb. According to a report by the Alliance for Caregiving and AARP, the number of family caregivers in the U.S. has increased from 43-point 5 million in 2015 to 53 million in 2020. K-State Research and Extension is offering an...


Oct 12, 2020

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released obesity statistics for 49 states and two territories. Data from the 2019 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System shows Kansas is among 12 states that have topped 35 percent or greater in the prevalence of obesity in its population. Kansas was just...


Oct 5, 2020

While it’s definitely too soon to start dragging out the Thanksgiving and Christmas decorations, it’s not too soon to begin budgeting for end-of-the-year holidays. According to Gallup, U.S. consumers spend $175 per person for Thanksgiving – with 82% of that going for food, and more than one trillion dollars on...


Sep 28, 2020

With leaves just beginning to fall from the trees, it may seem a little early to be talking about preparing for winter. However, there are several things we can do now to make sure our house and vehicle are ready for the cold, snow and ice arrive. Kansas State University climatologist Mary Knapp has a list of things we...