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Sep 18, 2023

The Living Well Wednesday virtual learning series continues this fall with a focus on education for parents. Topics for the October, November and December webinars include vaping – the new epidemic among youth, teen stress and anxiety – what’s normal and when professional help may be needed, and importance of early experiences for babies because of their rapid brain development. K-State Research and Extension northeast family and consumer sciences specialist, Sharolyn Jackson, and family and consumer sciences agent for Pottawatomie County, Erin Tynon, preview the upcoming fall series and how each program helps educate parents about difficult issues facing today’s children.

Sound Living is a weekly public affairs program addressing issues related to families and consumers. It is hosted by Jeff Wichman. Each episode shares the expertise of K-State specialists in fields such as child nutrition, food safety, adult development and aging, youth development, family resource management, physical fitness and more.

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K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.