- Teens slow down and gain weight
The amount of time kids spend doing physical activity drops dramatically as they become adolescents. Midmorning discusses the latest research and implications for obesity among the teen population.9:06 a.m.
Dan Halvorsen: Professor at the University of Minnesota Medical School, Department of Physiology and Sports Medicine. He is also a physiologist and nutritionist and was Minnesota student athlete of the year in 1969.
Philip Nader: Author of the study on adolescent inactivity. He is also a pediatric researcher at the University of California, San Diego.
- Fight for the big cats
A renowned animal conservationist explains why dictators are more committed to saving endangered species than are leaders from democratic societies.10:06 a.m.
Alan Rabinowitz: President and CEO of Panthera Foundation, and founder of the Hukawng Valley Tiger Reserve in northern Burma. His latest book is "Life in the Valley of Death: The Fight to Save Tigers in a Land of Guns, Gold, and Greed."
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