CityViews 9/26/12: Obesity in Children/Comma or Semi-colon?



Segment 1:

A quarter of Utah kids are either overweight or obese. That sobering fact has public health officials and doctors warning that these children are more likely to develop high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes and other conditions. On Wednesday, we’ll talk with health experts about the scope of the problem and ways to reverse the trend.


  • Rebecca Fronberg, Utah Department of Health
  • Dr. Nikki Mihalopoulos, University of Utah School of Medicine
  • Dr. Paul Young, University of Utah School of Medicine

Click here for the latest Utah Department of Health study and ideas to help your child maintain a healthy weight.




Segment 2:

If you’re confused by commas or puzzled by punctuation, hope is on the way! Salt Lake Community College’s Community Writing Center is offering a workshop called “Grammarphobia” and on Wednesday, we’ll find out about the most common punctuation issues and strategies on how to learn those grammar rules.


  • Andrea Malouf, SLCC’s Community Writing Center

“Grammarphobia: Perils of Punctuation” will be held Wednesday, Sept. 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Community Writing Center, 210 E. 400 S., Salt Lake City. Registration is $10.