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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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Jun 7, 2021

Studies suggest that combining warmth and sensitivity with clear behavioral expectations produces better-adjusted children. A group of K-State Research and Extension agents in the state are offering a program that helps parents and children develop successful relationships. Deb Andres, a family and consumer sciences...


May 31, 2021

Blue Zones are regions around the world where the healthiest, oldest people live. In addition to diet, exercise and rest, other lifestyle and social factors may contribute to their longevity. K-State Research and Extension adult development and aging specialist Erin Yelland says nine healthy lifestyle habits shared by...


May 24, 2021

The U.S. Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention says those who are fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus don’t have to wear a face mask when walking, hiking, biking, running alone or gathering in small groups outside. As a result, this Memorial Day weekend and summer will be much different than a year ago....


May 17, 2021

The coronavirus pandemic has created an increased awareness of health. Because everyone has a different definition of what it means to live a healthy life, a group of Kansas State University specialists has re-booted a blog called Health Means to help people figure out the best way to live more healthfully – and in...


May 3, 2021

The American Psychological Association recently released a report on the COVID-19 pandemic and mental health. According to their survey, 82% said they never imagined the pandemic would last this long. In addition, 49% said they feel uneasy about adjusting to in-person interaction once the pandemic ends. As...