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What to do if your child is hospitalized with RSV

Health experts agree that the unseasonably early surges of RSV cases, especially among children, are a consequence of lifting COVID-19 precautions, which served to protect the public from a variety of viruses.
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Health experts agree that the unseasonably early surges of RSV cases, especially among children, are a consequence of lifting COVID-19 precautions, which served to protect the public from a variety of viruses.

On today's show …

If you're a parent of a young child, you probably already know what RSV is, and you're probably already a little worried about it. The number of South Dakota kids fighting the respiratory virus has increased earlier in the season than usual. Dr. Carl Galloway is Pediatric Hospitalist Medical Director for Sanford Children's Hospital. He joins us now with the facts about RSV and emergency treatment.

Rick Weiland is with Dakotans for Health. He joins us in our Sioux Falls studio to talk about South Dakota's ballot initiative process. We'll also talk about grassroots campaigns (what works and what doesn't) and the push to codify abortion access via ballot measure.

How much influence does the news you watch have on your money decisions? if your media diet can influence your financial future, now is an excellent time to evaluate what news you consume and why. Financial therapist Rick Kahler joins us with insight.

Lura Roti has the story of a South Dakotan in Egypt who is helping promote food safety.

Plus, Jon Bakken returns with a look at South Dakota musicians worth knowing. We talk with him about a new issue of Tiger Meat.

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Lori Walsh is the host and senior producer of In the Moment.
Chris is a producer for In the Moment.
Carl Norquist is a producer and writer for In the Moment. An EMMY-winning producer, Carl previously worked for KTIV News 4 in Sioux City, IA. Carl is a Minnesota native and graduate of Augustana University with majors in Art and English.
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