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The Source: Mental Health | Treating Prostate Cancer | Foster Care

In the first segment:

The Texas Tribune, an online news website covering all things Texas politics, has organized a Mental Health Symposium here in San Antonio with the University of Texas San Antonio. Evan Smith, CEO of the Texas Tribune, joins us to talk about why.

In the second segment:


A majornew studyin the "New England Journal of Medicine" confirms the safety and effectiveness of the drug Finasteride, a generic pill used to treat an enlarged prostate.

Dr. Ian Thompson, who is the director of the Cancer Therapy and Research Center at UTHSC and who also authored the study, joins us to talk about it.

In the third segment:


We talk with Cris Beam, author of the new book "To The End Of June," on the foster care system in the U.S.  The book follows several children through their journey for a loving, stable family.

*The Source airs at 3 p.m. on KSTX 89.1 FM - audio from this show will be posted by 5:30 p.m.

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Paul Flahive can be reached at Paul@tpr.org