Building an oasis in a food desert
May 1, 2019

Building an oasis in a food desert

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Jobs numbers come out Friday, but private data show the job market is hot. With its acquisition of Aetna, CVS has moved towards in-house health services. Plus, how some in "food deserts" are gaining access to fruits and vegetables.

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CVS bets on becoming "a 360 health company"

May 1, 2019
The company is finding ways to attract more customers.
With an ever-growing number of health-care consumers becoming ever-more cost-sensitive, CVS is at an advantage.
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Research says collaboration is needed to address Houston's "food deserts"

May 1, 2019
In some cases, groups trying to solve the problem are competing for funding.
A small organic farm in the middle of Houston’s concrete sprawl. 
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Meredith Garretson Producer
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Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director