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Jan 18, 2021

Nearly 75% of the U.S. population – about 189 million people – are making resolutions for 2021. Research shows that as we age, we’re less likely to make resolutions. However, K-State Research and Extension specialist on aging, Erin Yelland, says older adults benefit from setting goals and making resolutions. She...


Jan 11, 2021

A global survey, conducted during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, confirms that people experienced dramatic changes in health behaviors, prompting them to consume more junk food and cut back on physical activity. In turn, this drove anxiety levels higher and disrupted sleep. K-State Research and...


Dec 21, 2020

COVID-19 has been the primary health focus for much of 2020. However, the Healthy People 2030 Health Objectives – which sets national objectives to improve health and well-being over the next decade – contains more than 350 core or measurable objectives. As the Kansas Health Foundation Distinguished Professor for...


Dec 14, 2020

Eating healthfully and exercising regularly is directly connected to aging well. But, those two factors alone aren’t enough. When we look at all the things that contribute to our length and quality of life, those specific health behaviors only contribute 30%. The other 70% relates to external factors different from...


Dec 7, 2020

The pandemic has presented an opportunity for those with young children to spend more time together. However, K-State Research and Extension child development specialist Bradford Wiles says it could be a wasted opportunity if that time isn’t used to strengthen their relationship and to help them build resilience –...