Foster System Strained; Obesity Rate Declines; Flu Season 101

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They are being called the "invisible victims" of the opioid crisis. How drug addiction is burdening the state's foster care system as kids are removed from addicts' homes. Then, Ohio is getting thinner. The obesity rate here and in several other states dropped for the first time in a decade.  Finally, a primer on flu season. It's time to get the shot.  

Guests: 

Darrielle Snipes, Reporter, Ideastream 
Angela Sausser, Executive Director, Public Children Services Association of Ohio  
Dr. Barto Burguera, MD, PhD, Director of Obesity Programs at Cleveland Clinic,  Endocrinologist  
Dawn Noe, RD, Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator, Cleveland Clinic  
Rafael Hernandez Brito, Bilingual Radio Announcer for the Cleveland Cavaliers  
Dr. Susan Rehm, MD, Infectious Disease Specialist, Cleveland Clinic 

RESOURCES MENTIONED ON AIR:

Foster Parenting: Ohio Guidlines

Be Well: Obesity

Ideastream: Listening Project

Cuyahoga County Board of Health Immunization Page

Cuyahoga County Board of Health Flu 

Cleveland Clinic Flu Shot Schedule

Ohio Channel On-Demand Video

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The Sound of Ideas

Foster System Strained by Drug Use Epidemic

Sep. 22, 2016
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The Sound of Ideas

Obesity Rates for Ohio Inch Down Slightly for First Time...

Sep. 22, 2016
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Flu Season Is Here: What You Should Know

Sep. 22, 2016
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