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Closer Look: Preventing Teen Smoking; Hot Tubs; And More

Dec 15, 2016

Thursday on "Closer Look with Rose Scott and Jim Burress":

  • 0:00: Rose Scott and Jim Burress give a news brief on the overdose-reversing drug naloxone , which is now allowed to be sold without a prescription;
  • 1:12: Tom Smith, an economist from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School, talks about the U.S. Federal Reserve’s decision to raise the interest rate;
  • 15:22: John Schachter, director of State Communications Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, talks about what the state should do to prevent teenage smoking;
  • 27:52: In this edition of the "Medical Minute," Dr. Ford Vox talks about the health risks of hot tubs;
  • 32:20: Martha Dalton reports on Georgia Tech and Spelman College’s effort to get more low-income students into higher education;
  • 34:08: Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler talks about last month’s unemployment rate and give a jobs outlook for 2017.

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