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Public Safety


A Weighty Report: Kids are Growing More Obese

Feb. 28, 2018

New federal data shows children, especially those between 2 and 5 years old, are becoming increasingly obese. Previous data showed trend in other direction. Obesity could lead to dire health problems, overtax hospital systems.

CuriosID: Could Electric Cars Increase Pollution?

Feb. 26, 2018

As part of WDET’s series CuriosID, a listener wonders if driving an electric car could actually create more pollution, since it would force power plants to generate more electricity to charge it, thereby generating more smog.