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Jul 19, 2021

Studies show many Americans don’t have enough emergency savings to cover expenses for three months. However, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many are more aware of just how crucial an emergency fund can be. Building an emergency fund has always been an essential step toward achieving financial security....


Jul 12, 2021

With many of our favorite restaurants closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, we dusted off seldom-used cookbooks, rediscovered family recipes and searched the Internet for new recipes. While recipes can be fun, K-State Research and Extension northeast area family and consumer sciences specialist Sharolyn Jackson says...


Jun 28, 2021

A variety of fresh fruits and vegetables are available at farmers markets and local grocery stores. Most are picked for peak freshness, but how you store them at home will determine how long they maintain their best flavor. K-State Research and Extension food safety specialists Karen Blakeslee says some fresh...


Jun 21, 2021

Ten years ago, when a pyramid of food was too confusing, USDA updated the Federal nutrition symbol to become MyPlate – a simple graphic that serves as a general healthy eating guide on what and how much to eat from each of the five food groups – fruits, vegetables, grains, protein foods and dairy or fortified...


Jun 14, 2021

Studies show men are twice as likely to go two years between doctor visits and 40% only go if they have a serious issue on their hands. So, what keeps me from seeking routine medical care? Elaine Johannes, the Kansas Health Foundation Distinguished Professor of Community Health at Kansas State University and Brad Dirks,...