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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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May 20, 2024

Whether it’s in a physical location, remote or hybrid, work can be stressful. A 2024 report from Lyra (leer-uh) Health concluded that people in remote work situations are facing a post-pandemic surge in serious and complex mental health conditions. Elaine Johannes, the Kansas Health Foundation’s Distinguished...


Apr 29, 2024

Multiple studies suggest there is a science to happiness. Participants in this year’s Walk Kansas, an annual eight-week challenge that encourages people to exercise and live more healthfully while working toward a common goal, had access to a webinar that focused on the benefits of being happy. Michelle Lane, the...


Apr 22, 2024

Skin cancer is the most common of all cancers – and it’s been on the rise over the past few years. According to the American Cancer Society, more than five million skin cancers are diagnosed each year in the United States – that’s more than all other cancers combined. K-State Extension Northwest Regional...


Apr 8, 2024

Extreme heat often results in the highest annual number of deaths among all weather-related disasters. In most of the U.S., extreme heat is a period of high heat and humidity with temperatures above 90 degrees – and it’s becoming more of a health risk. Elaine Johannes, the Kansas Health Foundation’s Distinguished...


Mar 25, 2024

Developing positive lifestyle habits, such as exercising regularly and eating healthful foods, often require just a little nudge – not a lot of effort or willpower. Walk Kansas 2024 is focusing on how simple shifts can help positive habits stick. State leader for Walk Kansas and the K-State Research and Extension...