Episode 53 (Environmental Health and Kids)

There are a lot of factors that go into ensuring that kids are healthy both now and into adulthood. And children are especially vulnerable to environmental health issues like air pollution, that can cause lasting health problems. From water quality to chemicals used in everyday products, there are many environmental health issues impacting kids, both in Arkansas, and across the country. Today we are joined by two guests who will talk with about those issues and what parents and schools can do to help ensure a healthy environment for kids.

Richard Mays is an attorney at Williams and Anderson focusing on environmental law

And Dr. Gary Wheeler is the Chief Medical Officer at the Arkansas Department of Health