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Children of the Recession (Dental Care) #952240

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 11, 2009
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Statistics on tooth decay in children cited. NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.

(La Crosse, Wisconsin: Cynthia Bowers) The decision of some families to skip dental care during this recession featured; scenes shown from a free clinic in La Crosse, Wisconsin; statistics cited; photo shown of 12-year-old Deamonte Driver††, who died when an infection from a cavity spread to his brain. [Mother Lynda PASKIEWICZ†- comments on losing her dental insurance when she lost her job.] [Uninsured mothers Shelley BOLTON†, Sheri BUDROS†- note the low priority of health care when there is nothing left.] [Wisconsin Dental Assn. vice president Dr. Gene SHOEMAKER†- notes the risk of putting off care.]

Reporter(s):
Couric, Katie;
Bowers, Cynthia
Duration:
00:03:10

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