Reporter Mitch Mattern investigates a national youth obesity problem and how a school community in Omaha Nebraska addresses this challenge.
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Antonio Neves reports on the role of diet and exercise in developing a healthy lifestyle.
In segment five, a parent guide, Antonio Neves talks with teens, parents, and medical experts on parents' role in stopping abuse of prescription pain medicines.
In the fourth segment, Antonio Neves talks with media literacy experts on how to analyze mixed messages from the media about drugs in popular culture.
Abuse of prescription pain medicines does more than physical damage. In the third segment, Antonio Neves reports on the isolation users experience.
When used improperly prescription pain medicines are addictive. In the second segment of the series, Antonio Neves reports on the physical changes of addiction.
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