Environment

Science
1:15 pm
Mon October 20, 2003

Obesity Epidemic

wrni – Rhode Island's obesity rate is at an all-time high. Experts worry that if more isn't done to curb the rate, obesity will overtake tobacco as the leading cause of
preventable disability and death. Obesity
can lead to high blood pressure, diabetes,
heart disease, and respiratory problems, as well as psychological problems. The problem is being addressed at school's, workplaces, and health organizations in the state.

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Science
10:12 am
Mon June 3, 2002

Climate change is speeding up beach erosion

wrni – The beaches are open in Rhode Island as the summer gets underway. But some scientists predict many beach front properties may gone in 25 years because climate change is speeding up erosion.

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