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Jan 11, 2021

A global survey, conducted during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, confirms that people experienced dramatic changes in health behaviors, prompting them to consume more junk food and cut back on physical activity. In turn, this drove anxiety levels higher and disrupted sleep. K-State Research and...


Dec 21, 2020

COVID-19 has been the primary health focus for much of 2020. However, the Healthy People 2030 Health Objectives – which sets national objectives to improve health and well-being over the next decade – contains more than 350 core or measurable objectives. As the Kansas Health Foundation Distinguished Professor for...


Nov 23, 2020

Kansas State University and the University of Kansas Medical Center are using a National Institutes of Health grant to determine if having K-State Research and Extension deliver a diabetes prevention program across Kansas is an effective way of getting information out to rural communities. K-State Extension...


Oct 12, 2020

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released obesity statistics for 49 states and two territories. Data from the 2019 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System shows Kansas is among 12 states that have topped 35 percent or greater in the prevalence of obesity in its population. Kansas was just...


May 25, 2020

As we head into the third month of staying-at-home or working-from-home because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the healthy lifestyle changes that have been made are now becoming a habit. K-State Research and Extension nutrition specialist Sandy Procter says there are a number of positive health and nutrition changes...