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Children Facing Serious Health Concerns

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Children Facing Serious Health Concerns

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Children Facing Serious Health Concerns

Children Facing Serious Health Concerns

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More than 30 percent of children and teenagers are overweight — and more than 15 percent of those are obese. Many children face serious health issues, such as obesity, asthma and signs of heart disease. In a live broadcast from San Antonio, we look at how these issues are addressed in the state of Texas, and talk about health risks to the child population here.

Guests:

James Bruseth, director, archeology division, Texas Historical Commission

Steve Tomka, director, Center for Archaeological Research, University of Texas at San Antonio

Michael Collins, research associate, Texas Archeological Research Laboratory, University of Texas at Austin

Britt Bousman, director, Center for Archaeological Studies, Texas State University-San Marcos

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