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Closer Look: Snake Bites; Paris Climate Agreement; And More

Dr. Gaylord Lopez, director of the Georgia Poison Center, discusses what’s causing the increase in snake bites around Georgia, and which snakes to avoid this season, on ''Closer Look.''
Dr. Gaylord Lopez, director of the Georgia Poison Center, discusses what’s causing the increase in snake bites around Georgia, and which snakes to avoid this season, on ''Closer Look.''
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Friday on “Closer Look with Rose Scott and Jim Burress”:

  • 0:00: Rose Scott and Jim Burress give a news brief on President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw  the United States from the Paris Climate agreement;
  • 1:27: Dr. Gaylord Lopez, director of the Georgia Poison Center, discusses how snake bites are up by about 40 percent this year, what’s causing the increase, and which snakes to avoid this season;
  • 17:09: Dr. Dina Zeckhausen, Ph.D., talks about what parents should and shouldn’t focus on when it comes to their child’s weight;
  • 33:54: Jennette Gayer, director of Environment Georgia, gives a local reaction on President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement.

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