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Nov 1, 2021

In a 2020 report on America’s Health Rankings, published by the United Health Foundation, Kansas ranks 26th among the 50 states on health outcomes. A team of K-State Research and Extension professionals is receiving training from the National Leadership Academy for the Public’s Health to foster community conversations about creating a more robust and effective approach to health. Ed Ehlinger, the senior assistant surgeon with the National Health Service Corps and the ‘coach’ of the team, was a pre-conference speaker at Extension’s recently held annual conference.

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.