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COVID and youth mental health (Dec. 13, 2022)

On Tuesday’s show: Researchers at UTMB are expanding a unique study about the mental health effects of COVID-19 on a generation of youth.


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On Tuesday’s show: The U.S. Department of Energy has announced that scientists have for the first time ever produced a fusion reaction that creates a net gain in energy. We learn what it means for the planet and for the energy capital of the world.

And we discuss what a bail reform lawsuit filed late last week could mean for some incarcerated people in Harris County.

Also this hour: We welcome your questions for City Council Member Abbie Kamin.

And researchers from UTMB are expanding their long-term study about the mental health effects of COVID-19 on a generation of youth.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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