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K-State Research and Extension


A vibrant economy starts with a healthy population. We define health as a person’s physical, mental and emotional well-being. Our programs promote behaviors that improve quality of life, healthy development and active behaviors across life stages for all socioeconomic groups.




Spring 2018

Nutrition education prevents hunger, food insecurity 

Video: Culture of Health

Winter 2018

Lifestyle changes reduce impact of diabetes

Counselors help seniors navigate Medicare options

Video: Science and health through school garden

Fall 2017

Publications, training deliver helpful information to Kansas citizens